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CROCIATA Alessandro

Alessandro Crociata, cultural economist, works as research fellows in the Department of Philosophical Pedagogical and economic-Quantitative Science at University of Chieti-Pescara. His main research interests are exploring the role of cultural goods on urban and regional development issues and the role of cultural capital in the empowerment of cognitive capabilities of the agents exploring their pro-active behaviors. He holds a PhD in Economics from the Marche Polytechnic University (Italy). He has worked as senior consultant with a range of private foundations and public bodies to evaluate strategic planning through the development of cultural and creative industries. Alessandro has published extensively in journals as Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, International Regional Science Review, The Annals of Regional Science, Social Indicator Research, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Energy Policy, Ecological Economics, Environmental Science and Policies.