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Cinzia Daraio, Associate Professor of Management Engineering



DIAG—Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica,

Automatica e Gestionale "Antonio Ruberti"












Cinzia Daraio is Associate Professor of Management Engineering at the Department of Computer, Control and Management Engineering Antonio Ruberti, University of Rome La Sapienza, where she teaches Productivity and Efficiency Analysis (Master Degree in Management Engineering), Quantitative Models for Economic Analysis and Management (Master Degree in Data Science), and Economics and Business Organization (Undergraduate Degree in Electronic Engineering).


She has been Assistant Professor at the Department of Management, University of Bologna (2008-2011), research associate at the IIT CNR Institute (2002-2006) and post-doctoral research fellow at the Department of Electrical Systems and Automation, University of Pisa (2006 –2008).


In 1999 she graduated cum laude in Economics and Business at the University of Pisa and obtained a Diploma degree in Economics cum laude at the Scuola Superiore (School of Advanced Studies) Sant’Anna, Pisa. She obtained a Master of Arts in Statistics in 2002 at the Université catholique de Louvain; achieved her Ph.D. in Economics and Management in 2003 at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna. She is external member of the Institute of Economics, Laboratory of Economics and Management of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna.




Her research focuses on methodological and empirical studies in productivity and efficiency analysis and performance measurement; development of indicators for the quantitative analysis and evaluation of science, technology higher education and research policy.

She has been member of diffferent Expert Groups of the European Commission and has a consolidated experience in international and national research projects, including PRIME (Policies for the Research in the Move towards the European Research Area) Network of Excellence, Aquameth (Advanced Quantitative Methods for the Evaluation of the Performance of Public Sector Research) that she co-coordinated; OEU (Observatory on the European University) and ENID (European Network of Indicator Designers); Changes in University Incomes tender (CHINC); Innovation Studies (iRiS) Project on “Reorganization of public research’s technological transfer system: governance, tools and strategies”; EUMIDA (European Universities Micro Data) Feasibility Study; Efficiency, Effectiveness and Impact of Universities and Schools (Sapienza University of Rome Research Project n. C26A13ZXRY) that she coordinated; Elsevier Bibliometric Research Project: Assessing the Scientific Performance of Regions and Countries at Disciplinary level by means of Robust Nonparametric Methods: new indicators to measure regional and national Scientific Competitiveness, that she coordinated, and Establishing a Knowledge Infrastructure for the Development of Methodologies for the Assessment of Research and its Impacts (Sapienza Research Projects Awards n. C26H15XNFS). She has been member of the Steering Committee of the Project: European Tertiary Education Register  (ETER), Contract No. EAC-2013-038 (2013-2015) and she is currently member of the Steering Committee of the Project: Implement and Disseminate the European Tertiary Education Register (ETER 2015-2017), contract EAC-2015-0280.



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