Sept 2001: PhD in Economics and Management of Innovations, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy. Dissertation: The emergence of new technologies in the financial services sector: The diffusion of Internet banking in Italy.
Sept 1999: Master in Science and Technology Policy, SPRU, Sussex University, Brighton, UK. Dissertation: Prospects for Internet Telephony: Toy for Multimedia Hobbyists or Next Generation Technology?
Apri 1997: Laurea in Economics (Final grade: 110/110 cum laude), Bocconi University, Milan, Italy. Dissertation: Technology Transfer and Accumulation of Technological Capability: The Case of South Korea.
Lecturer of Management and Technology
Since Oct 1999: Research Fellow at CRIOS (formerly KITeS and CESPRI), Bocconi University
Aug 2006 - Aug 2009:Research Fellow at Department of Economics, NFH, University of Tromso, Tromso, Norway
Oct 2001 - Aug 2003:Post-doc Research Fellow in Applied Economics, Bocconi University, Italy
Jul 1997- Sept 2007:Intern at UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organisation), Vienna, Austria
Cecere, G. and Corrocher, N. (2016). Stringency of regulation and innovation in waste management: an empirical analysis on EU countries”. Industry and Innovation. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13662716.2016.1195253.
Camerani, R., Corrocher, N. and Fontana, R. (2016). Drivers of diffusion of consumer products. Empirical evidence from the Digital Audio Player market. Economics of Innovation and New Technology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10438599.2016.1142125.
Corrocher, N. and Guerzoni, M. (2015). Post-entry product introduction: who explores new niches? Industry and Innovation 22(1), 18-36.
Cecere, G., Corrocher, N. and Battaglia, R.D. (2015), “Innovation and competition in the smartphone industry: is there a dominant design?” Telecommunications Policy 39 (3-4), 159-174.
Cecere, G. and Corrocher, N. (2015), “The Intensity of Interregional Cooperation in Information and Communication Technology Projects: An Empirical Analysis of the Framework Programme”, Regional Studies 49(2), 204-218.
Cecere, G., Corrocher, N., Gossart, C. and Ozman, M. (2014), “Eco-innovations and the evolutionary approach to technical change: a review of the literature”. Journal of Evolutionary Economics 24(5), 1037-1065.
Cecere, G., Corrocher, N., Gossart, C. and Ozman, M. (2014) “Technological pervasiveness and variety of innovators in Green ICT: A patent-based analysis”. Research Policy 43(10), 1827-1839.
Corrocher, N. and Cusmano, L. (2014), “Are KIBS a real engine of growth for regional innovation systems? Empirical evidence from European regions”, Regional Studies 48(7), 1212-1226.
Corrocher, N. and Lasio, L. (2013), “Diversification strategies in network-based services: The case of mobile virtual network operators”. Telecommunications Policy, 37(11), 1110-1123.
Corrocher, N., Cusmano, L. and Lenzi, C. (2013), “Patterns of entrepreneurship in knowledge-intensive business services: empirical evidence from a sample of Italian firms”. Industry and Innovation 20(6), 563-584.
Corrocher, N. (2013), “The development of short message services: Standard organizations as engines of innovations”, Revue Economique, 64(1), 149-163.
Cecere, G., Corrocher, N. and Scarica, F. (2012), “When pirates buy digital music online: An empirical analysis on a sample of college students”, Economics Bulletin, 34(2), 2955-2968.
Cecere, G. and Corrocher, N., (2012) “The usage of VoIP services and other communications services: An empirical analysis of Italian consumers”, Technological Forecasting and Social Change 79(3), 570-578.
Cecere, G. and Corrocher, N., (2011), “The intensity of VoIP usage in Great Britain: users' characteristics and firms' strategies”, Telecommunications Policy 35(6), 522-531.
Corrocher, N. (2011), "The adoption of Web 2.0 applications: an empirical investigation", Technological Forecasting and Social Change 78, 547-558.
Corrocher, N. and Zirulia, L. (2010), "Switching costs, consumers’ heterogeneity and price discrimination in the mobile communications industry", Journal of Economics, 101(2), 149-167.
Corrocher, N. and Zirulia, L. (2010), “Demand and Innovation in services: the case of Mobile Communications”, Research Policy 39, 945-955.
Corrocher, N. and Guerzoni, M. (2009), "Product variety and price strategy in the ski manufacturing industry", Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 19(4), 471-486.
Corrocher, N., Cusmano, L. and Morrison, A. (2009), "Modes of innovation in knowledge-intensive business services: Evidence from Lombardy", Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 19(2), 173-196.
Corrocher, N. and Zirulia, L. (2009), "Me and you and everyone we know: An empirical analysis of local network effects in mobile communications", Telecommunications Policy, 33, 68-79.
Cassi, L., Corrocher, N., Malerba, F., Vonortas, N. (2008), "The impact of EU-funded research networks on knowledge diffusion at the regional level", Research Evaluation, 17(4), 283-293.
Cassi, L., Corrocher, N., Malerba, F. and Vonortas, N. (2008), "Research Networks as Infrastructure for Knowledge Diffusion in European Regions", Economics of Innovations and New Technologies, 17(7-8), 633-676.
Corrocher, N. and Fontana, F. (2008), "Expectations, Network Effects and Timing of Technology Adoption: Some Empirical Evidence from a Sample of SMEs in Italy", Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal, 4 425-441.
Corrocher, N. and Fontana, R., (2008), "Objectives, obstacles and drivers of ICT adoption. What do IT managers perceive?", Information Economics and Policy, 20(3), 229-242.