Matteo Fiorini at IDEAS


Services, Jobs, and Economic Development in Africa – accepted at The World Bank Research Observer, 2022 – [PAPER] [WEB PAGE]

with Leonardo Baccini, Bernard Hoekman and Marco Sanfilippo

Media coverage: VOX Column

Roads and Jobs in Ethiopia – accepted at The World Bank Economic Review, 2022 – [PAPER] [PDF latest version]

with Marco Sanfilippo

with Omar Bamieh and Francesco Bripi

Trade Liberalization, Roads and Firm Productivity – accepted at the Journal of Development Economics, 2021 – [PAPER] [PDF latest version]

with Marco Sanfilippo and Asha Sundaram

Previous versions titled: Input Tariffs, Roads and Firm Performance: Evidence from Ethiopia – [IGC Working Paper]; and Roads: From Trade Liberalization to Firm Productivity – [EUI RSCAS WP 2019/32]

Media coverage: VoxDev

Australia – Anti-Dumping Measures on A4 Copy Paper : Opening a Door to More Anti-Dumping Investigations – accepted at World Trade Review, 2021 – [PDF latest version]

with Antonia Eliason

Trade Policy Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis : Evidence from a New Dataset – accepted at The World Economy, 2021 – [PAPER] [World Bank Policy Research Working Paper]

with Simon Evenett, Johannes Fritz, Bernard Hoekman, Piotr Lukaszuk, Nadia Rocha, Michele Ruta, Filippo Santi and Anirudh Shingal

Media coverage: VOX Column

with Bernard Hoekman, Petros Mavroidis, Douglas Nelson and Robert Wolfe

Media coverage: VOX Column

Asymmetric Cultural Proximity and Greenfield FDI – accepted at The World Economy, 2020 – [PDF latest version] [PAPER]

with Giorgia Giovannetti, Mauro Lanati and Filippo Santi

Services Input Intensity and US Manufacturing Employment Responses to the China ShockReview of Industrial Organization, 2020, vol. 57, Issue 2, 333-349  – [Accepted PDF] [PAPER]

with Omar Bamieh, Bernard Hoekman, and Adam Jakubik

WTO Dispute Settlement and the Appellate Body: Insider perceptions and Members’ revealed preferencesJournal of World Trade, 2020, vol. 54, Issue 5, 667-698 – [Accepted PDF] [Detailed survey results] [PAPER]

with Bernard Hoekman, Petros Mavroidis, Maarja Saluste and Robert Wolfe

Media coverage: VOX column

EU Trade and Non-Trade Objectives: New Survey Evidence on Policy Design and EffectivenessJournal of Common Market Studies, 2020, vol. 59, Issue 3, 556-568 – [Accepted PDF] [Detailed survey results] [PAPER]

with Robert Basedow, Bernard Hoekman and Aydin Yildirim

EU Services Trade Liberalization and Economic Regulation: Complements or Substitutes? Review of International Organizations, 2020, vol. 15, Issue 1, 247-270 – [Accepted PDF] [PAPER]

with Bernard Hoekman

Missing the Bigger Picture: A Population-Level Analysis of Transnational Private Governance Organizations Active in the Global South Ecological Economics, 2019, vol. 164 – [Accepted PDF] [PAPER]

with Philip Schleifer and Luc Fransen

Transparency in Transnational Governance: The Determinants of Information Disclosure of Voluntary Sustainability Programs Regulation & Governance, 2019, vol. 13, Issue 4, 488-506 – [Accepted PDF] [PAPER]

with Philip Schleifer and Graeme Auld

Institutional Design of Voluntary Sustainability Standards Systems: Evidence from a New Database – Development Policy Review, 2019, vol. 37, Issue S2, O193-O212 – [Accepted PDF] [PAPER]

with Bernard Hoekman, Marion Jansen, Philip Schleifer, Olga Solleder, Regina Taimasova and Joseph Wozniak

Trade Agreements, Regulatory Institutions and Services Liberalization – Global Policy, 2018, vol. 9, Issue 4, 441-450 – [Accepted PDF] [PAPER]

with Bernard Hoekman

Services Policy Reform and Manufacturing Employment: Evidence from Transition Economies The World Economy, 2018, vol. 41, Issue 9, 2320-2348 – [Accepted PDF] [PAPER]

with Bernard Hoekman and Clément Malgouyres

Services Trade Policy and Sustainable Development World Development, 2018, vol. 112, 1-12 – [Accepted PDF] [PAPER]

with Bernard Hoekman

Services Trade Policy and Manufacturing Productivity: The Role of Institutions – Journal of International Economics, 2017, vol. 104, 166-182 – [Accepted PDF] [PAPER]

with Cosimo Beverelli and Bernard Hoekman

Media coverage: VOX Column


Global Value Chains and Deep Integration – Revised version featuring Arianna Bondi coming soon

with Carlo Altomonte, Leonardo Baccini, Italo Colantone and Bernard Hoekman

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 2021 N.9598


The Political Economy of Service Trade Agreements – Revised PDF coming soon

with Mathilde Lebrand and Vincent Rebeyrol

International financial openness and manufacturing productivity: A services trade perspective

with Bernard Hoekman and Dennis Quinn


Performance Evaluation and Export Promotion Agencies: Does one size fit all? – [SLIDES]

with Mauro Boffa and Bernard Hoekman

The Political Economy of Migrants Integration – [PDF]

Institutions and Firms’ Organization: Asymmetric Effects of Trade on Productivity and Welfare – [PDF]

with Mathilde Lebrand and Alberto Osnago


with Bernard Hoekman and Aydin Yildirim 

in “COVID-19 and trade policy : why turning inward won’t work” edited by Richard Baldwin and Simon Evenett. CEPR Press, 2020 – [Book at Publisher page] [Background Working Paper]

with Hinnerk Gnutzmann, Arevik Gnutzmann-Mkrtchyan and Bernard Hoekman 

in “International Trade, Investment, and the Sustainable Development Goals” edited by Cosimo Beverelli, Jürgen Kurtz and Damian Raess. Cambridge University Press, 2020 – [Book at Publisher page]

Restrictiveness of Services Trade Policy and the Sustainable Development Goals

with Bernard Hoekman

in “Services-Led Development: Prospects and Policies” edited by Matthias Helble and Ben Shepherd. Asian Development Bank Institute, 2019 – [Book at Publisher page]

The Impacts of Services Trade Restrictiveness on the Productivity of Manufacturing Sectors in East Asia

with Cosimo Beverelli and Bernard Hoekman

in “East Asian Integration: Goods, Services and Investment.” edited by Lili Ing, Martin Richardson and Shuhiro Urata. Routledge, 2019 – [Book at Publisher page]

Services Market Liberalization, Economic Governance, and Trade Agreements

with Bernard Hoekman

in “The Political Economy of Structural Reforms in Europe” edited by Nauro Campos, Paul De Garuwe and Yuemei Ji. Oxford University Press, 2018 – [Book at Publisher page]

Analysis of Services Trade Policy

with Bernard Hoekman

in “The UK and Developing Countries: A deeper look at issues surounding Trade in Services and Free Trade Agreements” edited by Bernard Hoekman, Jim Rollo, Rorden Wilkinson, Alan Winters. The UK Trade Policy Observatory, University of Sussex, 2017 – [Book at DFID Website]

Globalization and Structural Change: Upheaval in the Nineties or in the Noughties?

with Marion Jansen and Weisi Xie

in “Factory-Free Economy: What Future for 21st Century?” edited by Lionel Fontagné and Ann E. Harrison. Oxford University Press, 2017 – [Book at Publisher page]


Linking Voluntary Standards to Sustainable Development Goals

joint ITC-UNCTAD-DIE-UVA-EUI Publication 2020 (other authors: Sandra Cabrera de Leicht (ITC), Clara Brandi (DIE), Philip Schleifer (UvA), Katharina Bissinger (formerly DIE), Niematallah Elfatih Ahmed Elamin (UNCTAD) and Santiago Fernandez de Cordova (UNCTAD))

ITC Publication Page

Voluntary Sustainability Standards, Trade and Sustainable Development

3rd Flagship Report of the United Nations Forum on Sustainability Standards 2018 (contributor to chapter I with Bernard Hoekman, Philip Schleifer, Luc Fransen and Jonna Gjaltema)

UNFSS Publication Page

Critical Connections: Promoting Economic Growth and Resilience in Europe and Central Asia

World Bank Publication 2018 (contributor to chapter 7 with Omar Bamieh and Bernard Hoekman / main author of the report: David Gould)

World Bank Publication Page

Social and environmental standards: From fragmentation to coordination

joint ITC-EUI Publication 2017 (other authors: Bernard Hoekman, Philip Schleifer, Regina Taimasova and Joseph Wozniak)

ITC Publication Page

Social and Environmental Standards: Contributing to More Sustainable Value Chains

joint ITC-EUI Publication 2016 (other main contributors: Bernard Hoekman, Marion Jansen, Philip Schleifer, Olga Solleder, Regina Taimasova and Joseph Wozniak)

EUI Publication Page

Services and Sustainable Development: A Conceptual Approach

ICTSD publication 2016 (other main contributors: Bernard Hoekman and Marta Soprana)

ICTSD Publication Page

“Cittadino 01” by Mattia Scappini, graphite