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Global in scope, the Economics Web Institute is a center for cutting edge research in economics and management, whose general publications are distributed for free in Internet and whose solutions can be implemented in real contexts for a consulting fee.

The Institute gathers economists, managers, consultants, technologists and other specialists in an international team.




Valentino Piana

Economist and international consultant. Author of the books "How Macroeconomics is Changing Thanks to Computer" and "Innovative Economic Policies for Climate Change Mitigation". He has been teaching Macroeconomics and Microeconomics at the Cracow University of Economics as well as Management at a private business school. Coordinator of the Scientific Commitee of "Econeighbourhood for Italy". In the last 15 years, he has been the project manager of an eco-neighbourhood, has delivered training seminars to policymakers across the world and participating to UNFCCC COP15, COP19 and COP21, COP23. Peer-reviewer of "Energy Policy". Reviewer of the IPCC Special Report on 1.5 degrees pathways of global warming. Research associate at HES-SO Valais - Wallis (Switzerland).


Honorary Members

Prof. Ryszard Domanski

Professor at Poznan University of Economics (Poland), he has outstandingly contributed to regional sciences, spatial economics, economic geography, urban and regional development studies. In particular, he has developed new methods to inquire into the non-linear dynamics of complex systems. Out of many international activities, he has been president of the Regional Science Association International.


Prof. Masaru Uzawa

Professor Uzawa teaches at the Otaru University of Commerce, one of the 99 national universities in Japan. He is playing an active role in Japanese Industrial Economics and Organization as well as in the development of computer-based teaching methods.

Prof. Tariq Saiful Islam

Professor in the Department of Economics, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi, Bangladesh. He did his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Alberta, Canada. His papers have been published in journals such as Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, International Journal of Development Planning Literature, Asian Profile, Economics Bulletin, and Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy. A book jointly written with Mohammad Rezwanul Karim ("Cost and Benefit of Higher Education in Bangladesh") has been published in 2011 by Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. Professor Islam has long editorial experience and has edited several journals. He is a life member of Bangladesh Economic Association and a former member of the Econometric Society.


Board of Experts

Maj Munch Andersen

Evolutionary economist. Senior Scientist at Danish Technical University (Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy). After having been in the '90s a pioneer in linking environment and innovation under an evolutionary approach, she has been asked by the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation to take responsibilities in the fields of Knowledge strategy and innovation policy, Technology Foresight, Green market economy, also as Project leader on a ”Green industrial development strategy".


Kua Harn Wei

Assistant Professor at the National University of Singapore (Department of Building, School of Design and Environment). He got his Ph.D. from the Building Technology Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in May 2006. His research interests are in applying integrated technology policy concepts to promote the development of sustainable building materials, climate change mitigation/adaptation, sustainable cities and corporate sustainable development responsibility. Wherever possible, he utilizes industrial ecology concepts - specifically, material flow assessment and life cycle analysis within the scope of urban metabolism - to provide the basis and support for these integrated technology policy models.


Francesco Mele

Expert of local training towards sustainability, entrepreneurship and social cohesion.


Piotr Matczak

Dr. Piotr Matczak works at Institute for Agricultural and Forest Environment (Polish Academy of Sciences) and at Center for Public Policy (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland). His research focuses on the social and economic background of environmental problems (especially in connection with climate change), and local governance. His contact address is:


Albert Schram

Economic historian by education, his academic research focuses on innovation, environment and health in tropical countries, where he has been working for 10 years as a consultant in the field of business economics and corporate environmental management for various firms (coffee, milk, sugar, pharmaceuticals, bio-technology, etc.) as well as for public institutions (Ministerio de Ambiente e Energia - Costa Rica, World Bank - Economic Development Institute, Inter-American Development Bank and bilateral international cooperation agencies of Sweden, Switzerland, Finland, Netherlands and Japan). In professional life, he is in charge of fostering research funding proposals at the Maastricht University.


Paulos Kesete

Economist with prior experience in academic and non-academic environments, namely international economic development and cooperation.


Lutchmeeduth Bullywon

Climate change economist and practitioner.


Aleksander Mosesov

Senior economist. A long career in supporting governments, universities, and firms in development plans.


Emanuele Rosenberg Colorni

Head of Banking Practice at EWI. A career in Luxembourg, Swiss and Italian banks in a wide range of positions.


Mario Magnani

Corporate buyer.


Carlo Guidotti

Manager. He has an experience in the public sector, and is currently working at the Chamber of Commerce of Lecco, one of the most enterprising towns in Lombardy - Italy.


Francesca Croce

Sociologist. Her focus is on immigration, development and gender issues, with a special emphasis on Africa and new approaches for international cooperation. As Project Manager at EWI she is extending partnerships for our activities in the continent.


Roberta Marino

Communication expert and Project Manager at EWI.



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