Full professor at the Politecnico di Torino in the Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning (DIST)
Luigi Buzzacchi is full professor at the Politecnico di Torino in the Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning (DIST). He works in urban and regional economics and other fields in microeconomics such as industrial organization, economics of risk and uncertainty, and economic of professional sports. His main research interests include regulation and public policies, agglomeration effects and spatial competition, theory of decision under uncertainty, contract and innovation incentives. He has been teaching a variety of courses on game theory, industrial economics, urban economics, and risk economics, at the undergraduate, graduate, and MBA levels. He has published and acted as a referee for several leading economic journals. He has worked as a consultant to Banca d’Italia, IVASS and Consob.
Luigi Buzzacchi, Antonio De Marco, Marcello Pagnini, (2021) Agglomeration and the Italian North–South divide. Questioni di Economia e Finanza, 637, Banca d’Italia, Roma.
Luigi Buzzacchi, Philippe Leveque, Roberta Taramino, Giulio Zotteri (2021) Using betweenness metrics to investigate the geographical distribution of retailers. Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science, 48.(8): 2221-2238.
Luigi Buzzacchi, Giuseppe Scellato, Elisa Ughetto (2016) Frequency of medical malpractice claims: the effects of volumes and specialties. Social Science & Medicine 170: 152-160.