Dr Piercarlo Zanchettin

Dr Piercarlo ZanchettinReader

Contact details

  • Tel: +44 (0)116 252 5319
  • Email: pz11@le.ac.uk
  • Office: Room 2.01, Mallard House, Brookfield
  • Office hours: Friday 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Personal details

Curriculum Vitae - Updated November 2016


Administrative responsibilities

  • Member of the Microeconomics Syllabus Committee
  • Year in Industry Co-ordinator


  • Industrial Organization
  • Economics of Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights
  • Game Theory
  • Growth Theory

Research papers can be downloaded via RePEc.



Most recent publications

“Speculative profits, innovation and growth” (with V. Denicolò), Economic Inquiry, 2016. in press.

“What Causes Over-investment in R&D in Endogenous Growth Models?” (with V. Denicolò), Economic Journal,  2014, 124, 1192 – 1212.

"Credit sales and advance payments: substitutes or complements?" (with S. Mateut), Economics Letters, 2013, 118, 173-176.

“Leadership Cycles in a Quality Ladder Model of Endogenous Growth”, (with V. Denicolò), Economic Journal, 2012, 122, 618 – 650.

"A Dynamic Model of Patent Portfolio Races" (with V. Denicolò), Economics Letters, 2012, 2012, 117, 924-927.

"Competition, Market Selection, and Growth" (with V. Denicolò), 2010, Economic Journal, 120, 761–785.

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