Dr. Iapadre, Lelio
Lelio Iapadre was an Associate Research Fellow at UNU-CRIS in Bruges until the end of December 2016. He is an associate Professor of Economics at the University of L’Aquila and Adjunct Professor in International Economics at the John Hopkins University, SAIS Bologna Center, Italy. He is a Corresponding member of the Research Centre of International Economics (CIDEI), University of Rome “Sapienza”, where he serves as team leader for the GARNET Network of Excellence. He served as chief economist in the National Institute of Foreign Trade (ICE) and as an advisor to the Italian Minister of Foreign Trade. He also acted as consultant for the National Institute of Statistics in Italy, Eurostat, and the OECD.Lelio Iapadre holds a degree in Political Sciences from the University of Rome “Sapienza” and a PhD in Economic Analysis from the same university. His research interests include: statistical methods for the analysis of international economic integration, trade policies (especially in the service sector), and the specialisation pattern of the Italian economy.
He is the author/editor of several books: Costruire regole nella globalizzazione – Conferenza nazionale sul ‘Millennium Round’ (Building Rules in the Context of Globalization – National Conference on the Millennium Round), Il Mulino, Bologna, 2000; Le frontiere della globalizzazione: negoziati commerciali e riforma dell’OMC (with F. Pagani) (The Frontiers of Globalization: Trade Negotiations and WTO Reform), Il Mulino, Bologna, 2001; Cultural Diversity and International Economic Integration: the Global Governance of the Audiovisual Sector ((with P. Guerrieri and G. Koopmann), Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 2005.
His writings were published in: International Advances in Economic Research, Sviluppo Locale, Journal of Cultural Economics, Intereconomics and Economia italiana.