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Roberto Mazzoleni

Professor of Economics


Degrees

PHD, 1994, Stanford Univ; MA, 1990, Univ Sussex


Bio

Specialization: Industrial Organization, Economics of Institutions and Contracts, Economics of Technical Change.

Roberto Mazzoleni received his doctoral degree in Economics at Stanford University. Before joining Hofstra in 1999, he held positions at Columbia University, George Mason University and the University of Vermont. In addition to the introductory courses in economics, he teaches courses in intermediate microeconomics, law and economics, the economics of technical change, industrial economics, and government and business. He has a part-time teaching appointment at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, where he teaches a course on science, technology, and economic growth. Roberto's research interests focus on processes of technological and institutional change. He is currently involved in an international research project concerned with the process of catch-up by developing economies. His primary objective is to investigate the history of the contributions made by universities and other institutions of higher education to industrial development. In other recent research, he has been concerned with the economic analysis of patents and their effects on the transfer of technology from universities to industry.


Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
ECO 001 PRINC ECONOMICS I Undergraduate
ECO 002 PRINC ECONOMICS II Undergraduate
ECO 100 HONORS ESSAY Undergraduate
ECO 130 MICROECO BEHAVIOR & INSTITNS Undergraduate
ECO 151A RDGS IN ECONOMICS Undergraduate
ECO 155 ECONOMICS INTERNSHIP Undergraduate
ECO 171 LAW AND ECONOMICS Undergraduate
ECO 172 ECO GAMING & SOCIAL INTRCTNS Undergraduate
ECO 200 SURVEY OF ECONOMICS Graduate
HUHC 020D ECON AS EVOL. SCIENCE Undergraduate
INTD 003A NYPD CADET PROGRAM Undergraduate
PPPS 150A PERSPECTIVES ON 2016 ELECTN Undergraduate
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