His main research interests focus on industrial organization, energy & water economics and policy and local government studies. He has participated in several scientific projects, promoted by private and public institutions, such as the Italian Energy & Water Regulatory Agency, EnergyLab and the ICT Regional Innovation Pole of Abruzzi. He has also been involved in EU-funded research projects (see the FP7 project SMARTH2O, www.smarth2o-fp7.eu). He has published articles in the Journal of Cleaner Production, and Journal of Comparative Economics.
S Mariotti, R Marzano, L Piscitello, "The divestment-reinvestment sequence in foreign countries: The role of relational vs. transactional ownership", Long Range Planning 56 (2), 102306, 2023L Grilli, R Marzano, "Bridges over troubled water: Incubators and start-ups’ alliances", Technovation 121, 102689, 2023F Di Pillo, N Levialdi, R Marzano, "Organized crime and waste management costs", Regional Studies 57 (1), 168-180, 2023G Luca, R Marzano, "Bridges over troubled water: Incubators and start-ups’ alliances", TECHNOVATION 121, 2023S Mariotti, R Marzano, L Piscitello, "Reinvest or not reinvest in the host country? Learning from past divestments to plan future actions", Research Handbook on Foreign Exit, Relocation and Re-entry, 344-369, 2022MD Amore, R Marzano, "Corporate Ownership and Antitrust Violations", The Journal of Law and Economics 65 (2), 369-394, 2022S Mariotti, R Marzano, "The effects of competition policy, regulatory quality and trust on inward FDI in host countries", International Business Review 30 (6), 101887, 2021S Mariotti, R Marzano, L Piscitello, "The role of family firms’ generational heterogeneity in the entry mode choice in foreign markets", Journal of Business Research 132, 800-812, 2021S Mariotti, R Marzano, "Institutions, Corporate Governance, and Internationalization of State-owned Enterprises in a Varieties of Capitalism Framework1"S Mariotti, R Marzano, L Piscitello, "Divestment and reinvestment in a foreign country. The role of ownership relationality"S Mariotti, R Marzano, L Piscitello, "Divestment and re-entry sequences by family vs. non-family multinational enterprises", SMS 41st Conference, Virtual Toronto, 1-25, 2021S Mariotti, R Marzano, "Relational ownership, institutional context, and internationalization of state‐owned enterprises: When and how are multinational co‐owners a plus?", Global Strategy Journal 10 (4), 779-812, 2020R Marzano, C Rougé, P Garrone, JJ Harou, M Pulido-Velazquez, "Response of residential water demand to dynamic pricing: Evidence from an online experiment", Water Resources and Economics 32, 100169, 2020P Garrone, L Grilli, R Marzano, "Incentives to water conservation under scarcity: Comparing price and reward effects through stated preferences", Journal of Cleaner Production 244, 118632, 2020MD Amore, R Marzano, "Family ownership and antitrust violations", CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14018, 2019P Garrone, L Grilli, R Marzano, "Price elasticity of water demand considering scarcity and attitudes", Utilities Policy 59, 100927, 2019S Mariotti, R Marzano, "Varieties of capitalism and the internationalization of state-owned enterprises", Journal of International Business Studies 50, 669-691, 2019C Rougé, JJ Harou, M Pulido-Velazquez, ES Matrosov, P Garrone, ..., "Assessment of smart-meter-enabled dynamic pricing at utility and river basin scale", Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management 144 (5), 04018019, 2018R Marzano, C Rouge, P Garrone, L Grilli, JJ Harou, M Pulido-Velazquez, "Determinants of the price response to residential water tariffs: Meta-analysis and beyond", Environmental Modelling & Software 101, 236-248, 2018P Garrone, L Grilli, A Groppi, R Marzano, "Barriers and drivers in the adoption of advanced wastewater treatment technologies: a comparative analysis of Italian utilities", Journal of Cleaner Production 171, S69-S78, 2018R Marzano, M Marco, P Lucia, "Governance of family firms and entry mode choice in foreign markets", EIBA 2017 Proceedings, 70-70, 2017S Mariotti, R Marzano, M Mutinelli, L Piscitello, "Governance of family firms and entry mode choice in foreign markets", International Business in the Information Age, 1-20, 2017R Marzano, P Garrone, L Grilli, "Price elasticity of residential water demand and water scarcity", WINIR Conference, 2-4, 2016C Rougé, J Harou, P Garrone, M Pulido-Velazquez, R Marzano, ..., "Smart meter enabled dynamic pricing of water"P Garrone, L Grilli, R Marzano, "Incentives to water conservation: comparing price and reward effects through stated preferences", AiIG 2016 Conference Proceedings, 1-25, 2016G Cappiello, R Marzano, "Sistemi locali d'innovazione: il ruolo dei servizi pubblici e delle utilities", Sistemi locali, reti e intermediari dell'innovazione, 141-170, 2016R Marzano, "One more ride on the merry-go-round! Public ownership and delayed competition in local public services", Journal of Comparative Economics 43 (4), 981-996, 2015P Garrone, R Marzano, "Why do local governments resist contracting out?", Urban Affairs Review 51 (5), 616-648, 2015R MARZANO, P GARRONE, L GRILLI, S Padula, "Water saving: Do residential consumers respond to price? A meta-analysis", Water saving: Do residential consumers respond to price? A meta-analysis, 1-31, 2015R Marzano, "Public Ownership and Competition for the Market: Evidence from the Italian Gas Distribution Sector", Available at SSRN 2405928, 2014R Marzano, "City objectives and monopoly franchising. An empirical analysis of calls for tenders in Italian gas distribution", Innovation in Public Finance-Conference Proceedings, 1-24, 2014R Marzano, "One more ride on the merry-go-round! Public ownership and regulatory outcome in local public services", Atti della XXV Riunione Scientifica Annuale AiIG, 1-32, 2014R MARZANO, "Local governments and public services restructuring through competitive bidding", Italy, 2012R MARZANO, "Finmeccanica", Lo Stato da gestore di grandi imprese a referente nel loro Governo, 209-232, 2011R Marzano, "Enel", Lo Stato da gestore di grandi imprese a referente nel loro Governo, 177-192, 2011P GARRONE, R MARZANO, M ZACCAGNINO, "Partnership pubblico-privato nei servizi locali di interesse economico", Tecnedit, 2009P GARRONE, R MARZANO, M ZACCAGNINO, "Qualità delle reti tecnologiche locali nei settori dellâ€™energia elettrica e del gas", EnergyLab, 2009A Croce, E Fumagalli, R Marzano, "Efficiency and service quality in the electricity distribution sector"R Marzano, MD Amore, "In this section"S Schwenen, MD Amore, "In this section"R Marzano, C Rougé, P Garrone, JJ Harou, M Pulido-Velazquez, "Dynamic water pricing: from theory to practice"L Grilli, S Mariotti, R Marzano, "Call for Papers: Special Issue on" Artificial Intelligence, Varieties of Next Capitalism and Beyond"MD Amore, R Marzano, "Protecting the family honour: Corporate ownership and antitrust violations"