Prof. Dr. Tomaso Duso

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Prof. Dr. Tomaso Duso
Research Fellow of the completed Research Professorship & Project

Research fields

Competition, State, and Corporate Governance



1997 2002  Ph.D. Economics, Humboldt University Berlin

1991 1996  Laurea in economia, Università Ca’ Foscari, Venice


since 2011          Professor, Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf

2004 2011          Assistant Professor, Humboldt-University Berlin    Research Fellow, WZB

2003 2004   Assistant Professor, University of Vienna

2002 2003   Research Fellow, Humboldt-University Berlin

1998 2001    Junior Research Fellow, WZB

Selected Publications

Duso, Tomaso/Pennings, Enrico/Seldeslachts, Jo (2010): "Learning Dynamics in Research Alliances. A Panel Data Analysis". In: Research Policy, Vol. 39, No. 6, S. 776-789.
Duso, Tomaso/Seldeslachts, Jo (2010): "The Political Economy of Mobile Telecommunications Liberalization. Evidence from the OECD Countries". In: Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 38, No. 2, S. 199-216.
Duso, Tomaso/Gugler, Klaus/Burcin, Yurtoglu (2010): "Is the Event Study Methodology Useful for Merger Analysis? A Comparison of Stock Market and Accounting Data". In: International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 30, No. 2, S. 186-192.
Clougherty, Joseph/Duso, Tomaso (2009): "The Impact of Horizontal Mergers on Rivals. Gains to Being Left Outside a Merger". In: Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 46, No. 8, S. 1365-1395.
Buccirossi, Paolo/Ciari, Lorenzo/Duso, Tomaso/Spagnolo, Giancarlo/Vitale, Cristiana (2009): Competition Policy and Productivity Growth. An Empirical Assessment. WZB Discussion Paper SP II 2009-12. Berlin: WZB.
Duso, Tomaso/Neven, Damien J./Röller, Lars-Hendrik (2007): "The Political Economy of European Merger Control. Evidence Using Stock Market Data". In: The Journal of Law & Economics, Vol. 50, No. 3, S. 455-489.