Applied Economics – SECS-P/06
Roberto Camagni is full professor of Urban Economics and of Economic Assessment of urban transformations, Politecnico di Milano and Decano (Dean) of the Faculty of Architecture and Society; he is the Director of the Research Unit on Regional and Urban Economics. Served as Head of the Department for Urban Affairs at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Rome, under the Prodi Government, 1997-98, and was Vice-president of the Group on Urban Affairs of the Territorial Development Service of OECD, Paris, 1998.
Past President of the European Regional Science Association (2003-2005) and of the Italian Regional Science Association – AISRe (1990-93). He is the author of more than 150 international scientific publications and more than 100 national publications; has published a textbook of Urban Economics in Italian (1992), French (1996) and Spanish (2005). He is President of the GREMI- Groupe de Recherche Européen sur le Milieux Innovateurs, located at Sorbonne University, since 1987.Has worked for the DG Regio of the EU, the OECD, the French DATAR, the Italian Ministers of Public Works and European Affairs, the ESPON project of the European Commission and for many Italian and European Regional and Urban Governments in the fields of innovation diffusion, regional development forecasting modelling, urban strategic planning, territorial impact assessment of EU policies, economic assessment of urban transformations.
In 2010 was awarded the Prize of the ERSA - European Regional Science Association / EIB - European Investment Bank and in 2008 the Prize of the Fondazione Confalonieri, Milan, for his studies in urban sustainable development.