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Nicola Dimitri

Full Professor of Economics

BA Statistics, Msc Statistics, Ph. D. Economics, is Full Professor of Economics at the University of Siena (Italy). He is Life Member of Clare Hall College Cambridge (UK) and currently Visiting Professor at IMT Lucca (Italy), Research Associate at the Maastricht School of Management (NL) and 2013 Fernand Braudel Fellow at the EUI Florence (Italy). He is the Italian Delegate for the 7th EU Framework Programm (Cooperation-SSH) and was formerly Deputy Rector and Chair of the Economics Department at the University of Siena.
He has been economic advisor for CONSIP, the Italian Procurement Agency, from 2003-2008, economic advisor of the Japanese Embassy in Rome and is currently advising the Dutch Ministry of Justice and the Dutch Ministry of Economics on procurements design.
His interests and professional experience are in procurement, auctions and market design, game and decision theory, contracts, the economics of innovation, health care and pharmaceutcial economics. He published several papers in international journals and contributed, as editor and author, to various books. In particular, togetrher with Gustavo Piga and Giancarlo Spagnolo he edited the Handbook of Procurement, Cambridge University Press.

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The "Center of Research in Procurement and Supply Chain", Proxenter, undertakes interdisciplinary research on Public and Private Procurement and on the Supply Chain. It promotes the cultural and scientific debate on these issues, working with governments, institutions and companies.