Academic Associate

Marco Pagnozzi is Professor of Economics at the University of Naples Federico II. He has a Dottorato di Ricerca in applied Mathematics from the University of Naples Federico II and a PhD in economic theory from the University of Oxford. He has published scientific papers in numerous academic journals, including Games and Economic Behavior, the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, the RAND Journal of Economics, the Review of Network Economics, the Journal of Economics & Management Strategy and the Journal of Industrial Economics. His research areas are in auction theory and industrial organization.


Professor Pagnozzi has advised widely on bidding strategies in spectrum auctions and takeover contests. He has consulted on the design of auctions for privatizations in Italy; for medical services in Ireland; and for exporting licenses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He has also worked extensively with Market Analysis on Ofcom’s proposed combinatorial auction for the 3G expansion band spectrum; on the Swedish 2.6 GHz spectrum auction; on Colombia’s auctions for long-term gas and electricity contracts; and on the regulation of mobile termination charges in the Europe.

He is a member of the Centre for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF) at the University of Naples Federico II and teaches graduate level courses in Game Theory, Auction Theory and Microeconomics.