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Casella di testo: Monografie


Daraio C., Simar L. (2007), Advanced Robust and Nonparametric Methods in Efficiency Analysis. Methodology and Applications, Springer, New York (USA).

Casella di testo: Monografie curate


Bonaccorsi A., Daraio C. (2007), Universities and Strategic Knowledge Creation. Specialization and Performance in Europe, PRIME Series on Research and Innovation Policy in Europe, Edward Elgar Publisher, Cheltenham (UK).


Curatela di Conference Proceedings


Daraio C. (2015), Efficiency, Effectiveness and Impact of Research and Innovation, Proceedings of the Workshop 20 February 2015 DIAG, Sapienza University of Rome, Efesto Edizioni, Roma, Maggio 2015, ISBN 9788899104306.


Casella di testo: Curatela di Special Issue di riviste


Guest editor (con W. Glanzel) dello Special Issue della rivista Scientometrics (2016) in press: “Grand Challenges in Data Integration for Research and Innovation Policy: Handling Big Data, Coping with Quality Issues and Anticipating New Policy Needs. State of the Art and Future Perspectives”, Workshop ISSI 2015 29 June 2015 Istanbul.


Guest editor (con A. Bonaccorsi e A. Geuna) dello Special Issue “Universities in the new knowledge landscape. Tensions, challenges, change”, Vol. 48  pp. 1-104, Number 1  March, 2010, della rivista internazionale peer-reviewed Minerva -A Review of Science, Learning, and Policy.


Casella di testo: Pubblicazioni su riviste internazionali “peer-reviewed”


Bonaccorsi A., Daraio C. (2003), “Age effects in scientific productivity. The case of the Italian National Research Council (CNR)”, Scientometrics, Vol. 58,  No. 1, 47-88.


Bonaccorsi A., Daraio C. (2003), “A robust nonparametric approach to the analysis of scientific productivity”, Research Evaluation, 12 (1), 47-69.


Turchetti G., Daraio C. (2004), “How Deregulation Shapes Market Structure and Industry Efficiency: The Case of the Italian Motor Insurance Industry”, Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, Vol. 29 Issue 2 Pages 202-219.


Bonaccorsi A., Daraio C. (2005), “Exploring size and agglomeration effects on public research productivity”, Scientometrics, Vol. 63, No. 1, 87–120.


Daraio C., Simar, L. (2005), “Introducing Environmental Variables in Nonparametric Frontier Models: a Probabilistic Approach”, The Journal of Productivity Analysis, 24 (1), pp. 93-121.


Bonaccorsi, A., Daraio C., Simar, L. (2006), “Advanced indicators of productivity of universities. An application of Robust Nonparametric Methods to Italian data”, Scientometrics, Vol. 66, No. 2, 389-410.


Daraio C., Simar, L. (2006), “A robust nonparametric approach to evaluate and explain the performance of mutual funds”, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 175 (1), 16 November 2006, 516-542.


Daraio C., Simar, L. (2007), “Conditional Nonparametric Frontier Models for Convex and Non Convex Technologies: A unifying Approach”, The Journal of Productivity Analysis, 28, pp. 13-32.


Bonaccorsi, A., Daraio C., Lepori, B.  Slipersaeter  S. (2007), “Indicators on individual Higher Education Institutions. Addressing data problems and comparability issues”, Research Evaluation, Volume 16, Number 2, 1 June 2007, pp. 66-78(13).


Bonaccorsi A., Daraio C. (2008), “ The differentiation of the strategic profile of higher education institutions. New positioning indicators based on microdata”, Scientometrics, Vol. 74, No. 1, 15-37.


Bonaccorsi A., Daraio C. (2009), “Characterising the European university system: a preliminary classification using census microdata”, Science and Public Policy, 36(10), 763-775.


Badin L., Daraio C., Simar L. (2010), “Optimal bandwidth selection for conditional efficiency measures: A data-driven approach”, European Journal of Operational Research, 201, 633–640.


Bonaccorsi A., Daraio C., Geuna A. (2010), Universities in the New Knowledge Landscape: Tensions, Challenges, Change—An Introduction, Minerva, 48, 1–4.


Daraio C. et al. (2011), The European University landscape: A micro characterization based on evidence from the Aquameth project, Research Policy, 40, 148–164.


Nuti S., Daraio C., Speroni C., Vainieri M. (2011), Relationships between technical efficiency and the quality and costs of health care in Italy, International Journal for Quality in Healthcare, 23 (3), 324-330.


Daraio, C., Moed, H.F., (2011), Is Italian science declining?, Research Policy, 40 (10), 1380-1392.


Peyrache A., Daraio C., (2012), Empirical tools to assess the sensitivity of Directional Distance Functions to direction selection, Applied Economics, Volume 44, Issue 8, March 2012, Pages 933-943.


Curi C., Daraio C., Llerena P. (2012), University technology transfer: How (in)efficient are French universities? Cambridge Journal of Economics, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 629–654, 2012.


Badin L., Daraio C., Simar L. (2012), How to Measure the Impact of Environmental Factors in a Nonparametric Production Model, European Journal of Operational Research, 223, 818–833. (WOS: 000309796100023, EID: 84866399435)


Ruocco G., Daraio C. (2013), An Empirical Approach to Compare the Performance of Heterogeneous Academic Fields, Scientometrics, 97, 601-625, DOI 10.1007/s11192-013-1038-0.


Badin L., Daraio C., Simar L. (2014) Explaining Inefficiency in Nonparametric Production Models: the State of the Art, Annals of Operations Research, 214, 5–30, DOI 10.1007/s10479-012-1173-7.


Mauleón E., Daraio C. and Bordons M.(2014), Exploring gender differences in patenting in Spain, Research Evaluation (2014) 23 (1): 62-78.


Diana M. Daraio C. (2014), A critical review and an integrated set of policy indicators for evaluating the effectiveness of public transport operations, International Journal of Transport Economics, XLI, 75-107.


Daraio C. Simar L. (2014), - Directional Distances and their Robust versions. Computational and Testing Issues, European Journal of Operational Research, 237, 358-369.


Bongioanni I. Daraio C. Ruocco G. (2014), A quantitative measure to compare the disciplinary profiles of research systems and their evolution over time, Journal of Informetrics, 8 (3), 710–727.


Curi C., Daraio  C., Llerena P. (2015), The productivity of French Technology Transfer Office after government reform, Applied Economics, Vol. 47, No. 28, 3008–3019, DOI 10.1080/00036846.2015.1011318.


Daraio C., Bonaccorsi A., Simar L. (2015), Rankings and University Performance: a Conditional Multidimensional Approach, European Journal of Operational Research, 244, 918-930, DOI 10.1016/j.ejor.2015.02.005.


Daraio C., Bonaccorsi A., Simar L. (2015), Efficiency and economies of scale and specialization in European universities. A directional distance approach, Journal of Informetrics, 9, 430-448, DOI 10.1016/j.joi.2015.03.002.


D’Alfonso T. Daraio C., Nastasi A. (2015), Competition and Efficiency in the Italian airport system: new insights from a conditional nonparametric frontier analysis, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 80, 20-38, DOI 10.1016/j.tre.2015.05.003.


Daraio C., Diana M., Di Costa F., Leporelli C., Matteucci G., Nastasi A. (2016), Efficiency and effectiveness in the public transport sector: a critical review with directions for future research, European Journal of Operational Research, 248, 1-20, DOI 10.1016/j.ejor.2015.05.059.


Daraio C., Lenzerini M., Leporelli C., Moed H.F., Naggar P., Bonaccorsi A. & Bartolucci A. (2016), Data Integration for Research and Innovation Policy: An Ontology-based Data Management Approach, Scientometrics, 106 (2), 857-871.


Daraio C., Bonaccorsi A., (2016), Beyond university rankings? Generating new indicators on universities by linking data in open platforms, JASIST forthcoming.


Daraio, C., Simar L. (2016), Efficiency and benchmarking with directional distances: a data-driven approach, forthcoming in Journal of the Operational Research Society.


Daraio C., Lenzerini M., Leporelli C., Naggar P., Bonaccorsi A. & Bartolucci A. (2016), The advantages of an Ontology-based Data Management approach: openness, interoperability, data quality, Scientometrics, forthcoming.


Daraio C., Glänzel W. (2016), Grand Challenges in Data Integration. State of the Art and Future Perspectives: An Introduction, Scientometrics, forthcoming.


Casella di testo: Capitoli in libri

Internazionali (peer-reviewed)


Bonaccorsi A., Daraio C. (2004), “Econometric approaches to the analysis of productivity of R&D systems. Production functions and production frontiers”, in H.F. Moed, W. Glanzel and U. Schmoch (edited by), Handbook of Quantitative Science and Technology Research, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 51-74.


Bonaccorsi A., Daraio C. (2007), “Theoretical perspectives on university strategy”, in  Bonaccorsi A. e Daraio C. (2007), a cura di, 3-30.


Bonaccorsi A. Daraio C. (2007), “Universities as strategic knowledge creators. Some preliminary evidence”, in  Bonaccorsi A. e Daraio C. (2007), a cura di, 31-84.


Bonaccorsi A., Daraio C., Simar, L. (2007), “Efficiency and productivity in European Universities. Exploring trade-offs in the strategic profile”,  in  Bonaccorsi A. e Daraio C. (2007), a cura di, 144-208.


Bonaccorsi A., Daraio C. (2007), “University autonomy and structural constraints in the Italian system”,  in  Bonaccorsi A. e Daraio C. (2007), a cura di, 241-271.


Bonaccorsi A., Daraio C., Lepori B. (2007), “Indicators for the analysis of Higher Education Systems: some methodological reflections”, in  Bonaccorsi A. e Daraio C. (2007), a cura di, 405-432.


Bonaccorsi A., Daraio C., Räty T. and L. Simar (2007), Efficiency and University size: discipline-wise evidence from the European Universities, in “Welfare Services: Results Over the Way to School” (Hyvinvointipalvelujen Tuottavuus: Tuloksia opintien varrelta), VATT Publications, Helsinki, Finland, 309-334, ISBN: 978-951-561-729-3.


Badin L., Daraio C. (2011), “Explaining Efficiency with Nonparametric Frontier Models. Recent developments in statistical inference”, in Exploring research frontiers in contemporary statistics and econometrics, Festschrift in honor of Léopold Simar, edited by Ingrid Van Keilegom and Paul Wilson, Springer Verlag, Berlin, pp. 151-175, ISBN 978-3-7908-2348-6.




Daraio C. (2000) Appendice su “DEA (Data Envelopment Analysis) e frontiere stocastiche di produzione”, pp. 224-248, in La scienza come impresa – Contributi all’analisi economica della scienza e dei sistemi nazionali di ricerca, di Andrea Bonaccorsi, FrancoAngeli, Milano, 224-248, ISBN: 88-464-2609-6 .


Bonaccorsi A., Daraio C. (2003), “Struttura per età, effetti di scala, dinamica della crescita e produttività scientifica. Un’analisi sugli istituti del CNR”, in A. Bonaccorsi (a cura di) Il sistema della ricerca pubblica in Italia, FrancoAngeli, Milano, 176-226, ISBN: 88-464-4896-0.


Bonaccorsi A. Daraio C., (2008), “Valutazione degli effetti di knowledge spillover: un’applicazione”,  in Cella G. e Zago A. (a cura di), Competitività ed efficienza dell’economia italiana: fattori sistemici e valutazioni quantitative, Il Mulino, Bologna, 241-290; ISBN: 978-88-15-12121-9.


Pubblicazioni Principali

SAPIENZA - Università di Roma

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Informatica,

Automatica e Gestionale "Antonio Ruberti"