Luca Grilli

Full Professor

Short Profile

Luca Grilli is Full Professor in Business and Management Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano where he teaches several courses of Business and Industrial Economics at graduate and post-graduate levels. He has participated in numerous scientific projects, promoted by private institutions, Italian public regulatory agencies, research institutions and the European Commission. He has published articles in many international scientific journals (a snapshot of the most relevant is offered below in the dedicated section) and acted as an editor for books and journal special issues. A complete cv is downloadable in the personal webpage of the Polimi website.

Education

Research

His main research interests revolve around three areas: the economics of innovative entrepreneurship (major), the economics of network industries (minor) and the intersection between the two.

Research Lines:
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Entrepreneurship, Finance and Venture Growth
Energy Management, Policy and Economics
Digital Innovation and Transformation
Innovation in the Age of Distributed Knowledge and Creativit
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V Rocha, L Grilli, "Early-stage start-up hiring: The interplay between start-ups’ initial resources and innovation orientation", Small Business Economics 62 (4), 1641-1668, 2024

L Grilli, M Pedota, "Creativity and artificial intelligence: A multilevel perspective", Creativity and Innovation Management, 2024

G Latifi, L Grilli, AM Herrmann, "Does writing a business plan still matter for searching and obtaining external equity finance?", Venture Capital 26 (1), 47-73, 2024

MR Battaggion, L Garrod, M Giulietti, L Grilli, "Emerging challenges in competition policy and regulation", Journal of Industrial and Business Economics 50 (2), 221-225, 2023

F Di Pietro, L Grilli, F Masciarelli, "Talking about a revolution? Costly and costless signals and the role of innovativeness in equity crowdfunding", Journal of Small Business Management 61 (2), 831-862, 2023

L Grilli, R Marzano, "Bridges over troubled water: Incubators and start-ups’ alliances", Technovation 121, 102689, 2023

L Grilli, B Mrkajic, E Giraudo, "Industrial policy, innovative entrepreneurship, and the human capital of founders", Small Business Economics 60 (2), 707-728, 2023

M Pedota, L Grilli, L Piscitello, "Technology adoption and upskilling in the wake of Industry 4.0", Technological Forecasting and Social Change 187, 122085, 2023

S Elia, L Grilli, "Go and Expand Abroad! Connecting the Type and Length of Entrepreneurs’ International Experience With the Internationalization of Their Start-Ups", International Business Resilience under Global Disruptions, 1-40, 2023

MR Battaggion, M Giulietti, L Garrod, L Grilli, "50th Anniversary Special Section On: Emerging Challenges in Competition Policy and Regulation", Springer, 2023

L Grilli, "Entrepreneurship and new product development: exploring the “advantage of youth” and “business acumen” views", Journal of Product Innovation Management 39 (5), 662-685, 2022

L Grilli, M Pedota, L Piscitello, "Creativity and Social Construction in the Fourth Industrial Revolution", Strategic Management Society Special Conference, 1-6, 2022

L Grilli, M Pedota, L Piscitello, "Technology adoption and upskilling in Industry 4.0", R&D Management Conference 2022, 1-47, 2022

M Pedota, L Grilli, L Piscitello, "Technological paradigms and the power of convergence", Industrial and Corporate Change 30 (6), 1633-1654, 2021

L Grilli, "The innovation complex: cities, tech, and the new economy: by Sharon Zukin, Oxford University Press, New York, 2020. xi+ 304 pp., US $29.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780190083830. https â€¦", Regional Studies 55 (2), 371-372, 2021

L Grilli, M Pedota, L Piscitello, "Technological interdependencies, convergence and the emergence of new paradigms: The case of Additive Manufacturing", 18th International Schumpeter Society Conference, 1-45, 2021

L Grilli, M Pedota, L Piscitello, "A dynamic technocentric perspective on organizational creativity", 3rd Conference on Competitive Reinassance through Digital Transformation, 1-49, 2021

L Grilli, MFJ Pedota, L Piscitello, "Technology adoption and upskilling in the wake of Industry 4.0"

D Audretsch, A Colombelli, L Grilli, T Minola, E Rasmussen, "Innovative start-ups and policy initiatives", Research Policy 49 (10), 104027, 2020

A Colombelli, L Grilli, T Minola, B Mrkajic, "To what extent do young innovative companies take advantage of policy support to enact innovation appropriation mechanisms?", Research Policy 49 (10), 103797, 2020

L Grilli, PH Jensen, S Murtinu, HD Park, "A close look at the contingencies of founders’ effect on venture performance", Industrial and Corporate Change 29 (4), 997-1020, 2020

M Sanders, M Stenkula, L Grilli, AM Herrmann, G Latifi, B Páger, L Szerb, ..., "A reform strategy for Italy"

P 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, 2020

C Fassio, L Grilli, "Can a technology turn (also) into a symbol? The 3D printers case", International Journal of Technology Management 82 (3-4), 244-275, 2020

V Rocha, L Grilli, E Giraudo, "Start-Up Competences and Early Stage Hiring: A Contingency Perspective", Academy of Management Proceedings 2020 (1), 12027, 2020

F Di Pietro, L Grilli, F Masciarelli, "Costly and Costless Signals and the Role of Innovativeness in Equity Crowdfunding", Academy of Management Proceedings 2020 (1), 18833, 2020

E Giraudo, G Giudici, L Grilli, "Entrepreneurship policy and the financing of young innovative companies: Evidence from the Italian Startup Act", Research Policy 48 (9), 103801, 2019

L Grilli, G Latifi, B Mrkajic, "Institutional determinants of venture capital activity: an empirically driven literature review and a research agenda", Journal of Economic Surveys 33 (4), 1094-1122, 2019

P Garrone, L Grilli, R Marzano, "Price elasticity of water demand considering scarcity and attitudes", Utilities Policy 59, 100927, 2019

E Giraudo, V Rocha, L Grilli, "We’re hiring! Entrepreneur characteristics and talent sorting in innovative startups", Academy of Management Proceedings 2019 (1), 11507, 2019

A Croce, L Grilli, S Murtinu, "Why do entrepreneurs refuse venture capital?", Industry and Innovation 26 (6), 619-642, 2019

L Grilli, "There must be an angel? Local financial markets, business angels and the financing of innovative start-ups", Regional Studies 53 (5), 620-629, 2019

F Bertoni, D d'Adda, L Grilli, "Self‐selection of entrepreneurial firms in thin venture capital markets: Theory and empirical evidence", Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal 13 (1), 47-74, 2019

A Colombelli, L Grilli, T Minola, B Mrkajic, "Appropriability strategies and policy support: evidence from a representative sample of Italian young innovative companies", " Out of the Spotlight” Strategies: SMS 39th Annual Conference, 77-77, 2019

L Grilli, "Istituzioni, cambiamenti istituzionali e imprenditorialità innovativa"

L Grilli, S Elia, "Do foreign studying and working experiences impact the international vocation of entrepreneurs?", Contemporary Issues in International Business, 1-35, 2019

P Garrone, L Grilli, B Mrkajic, "The role of institutional pressures in the introduction of energy‐efficiency innovations", Business Strategy and the Environment 27 (8), 1245-1257, 2018

L Grilli, S Murtinu, "Selective subsidies, entrepreneurial founders' human capital, and access to R&D alliances", Research Policy 47 (10), 1945-1963, 2018

C Economidou, L Grilli, M Henrekson, M Sanders, "Financial and institutional reforms for an entrepreneurial society", Small Business Economics 51, 279-291, 2018

L Grilli, B Mrkajic, G Latifi, "Venture capital in Europe: social capital, formal institutions and mediation effects", Small Business Economics 51, 393-410, 2018

L Grilli, B Mrkajic, E Giraudo, "Does Institutional Reform Attract Skilled Entrepreneurs And Help Them Build High-Growth Ventures?", Academy of Management Proceedings 2018 (1), 10529, 2018

A Bacuzzi, L Guzzetti, G Dionigi, L Menegaldo, V Alicino, GN Zanghì, ..., "Anesthesiologist perspectives for the transoral approach", Annals of Thyroid 3 (4), 2018

R 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, 2018

L Grilli, M Mazzucato, M Meoli, G Scellato, "Sowing the seeds of the future: Policies for financing tomorrow's innovations", Technological Forecasting and Social Change 127, 1-7, 2018

P 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, 2018

P Garrone, L Grilli, B Mrkajic, "Human capital of entrepreneurial teams in nascent high-tech sectors: a comparison between Cleantech and Internet", Technology Analysis & Strategic Management 30 (1), 84-97, 2018

M Sanders, M Fritsch, A Herrmann, G Latifi, B Pager, L Szerb, ..., "Policy brief on FIRES-reform strategy for Germany", Financial and Institutional Reforms for Entrepreneurial Society 20, 2018

P Garrone, L Grilli, B Mrkajic, "The energy-efficient transformation of EU business enterprises: Adapting policies to contextual factors", Energy Policy 109, 49-58, 2017

L Grilli, B Mrkajic, "Case Study on Italy’s Young Innovative Companies Program"

S Colombo, L Grilli, "Should I stay or should I go? Founder’s decision to leave an entrepreneurial venture during an industrial crisis", Industry and Innovation 24 (2), 97-121, 2017

DJ Cumming, L Grilli, S Murtinu, "Governmental and independent venture capital investments in Europe: A firm-level performance analysis", Journal of corporate finance 42, 439-459, 2017

S Elia, L Grilli, "Go abroad or remain small: do foreign studying and working experiences impact the international vocation of entrepreneurs?", International Business in the information age, 1-28, 2017

L Grilli, B Mrkajic, G Latifi, "Venture Capital in Europe"

L Grilli, B Mrkajic, G Latifi, "Institutional determinants of venture capital: taking social capital to a front seat"

L Grilli, B Mrkajic, E Giraudo, "Do the rules of the game determine who is playing? Institutional Change, Entrepreneurship and Human Capital"

L Grilli, G Latifi, B Mrkajic, "Institutional Determinants of Venture Capital Activity: A Survey of the Literature and a Research Agenda"

L Grilli, G Latifi, B Mrkajic, "Institutional Determinants of Venture Capital: Taking Informal Institutions to a Front Seat"

E Giraudo, L Grilli, B Mrkajic, "Start-up act, the human capital of entrepreneurs and the start-up size of young innovative companies: Evidence from Italy"

L Grilli, P Garrone, B Mrkajic, "Energy-efficient innovation and firm size: How different firms respond to different institutional pressures", Transforming Innovation’SPRU’s 50th Anniversary Conference, 7-9, 2016

R Marzano, P Garrone, L Grilli, "Price elasticity of residential water demand and water scarcity", WINIR Conference, 2-4, 2016

F Bertoni, D D’Adda, L Grilli, "Cherry-picking or frog-kissing? A theoretical analysis of how investors select entrepreneurial ventures in thin venture capital markets", Small Business Economics 46, 391-405, 2016

C Fassio, L Grilli, "From technological to symbolic innovation? Open source, Maker Movement and global demand for 3D printers", Papers in Innovation Studies 2016 (7), 2016

P Garrone, L Grilli, R Marzano, "Incentives to water conservation: comparing price and reward effects through stated preferences", AiIG 2016 Conference Proceedings, 1-25, 2016

L Grilli, G Latifi, B Mrkajic, "Institutional Determinants of Venture Capital: Taking Informal Institutions Into a Front Seat", FIRES Conference 2016 Proceedings, 1-16, 2016

E Giraudo, G Giudici, L Grilli, "Industrial policy and the financing of young innovative companies: Evidence from the Italian Startup Act", Entrepreneurial Finance Conference Proceedings, 1-42, 2016

L Grilli, S Murtinu, "New technology-based firms in Europe: market penetration, public venture capital, and timing of investment", Industrial and corporate change 24 (5), 1109-1148, 2015

R Marzano, P Garrone, L Grilli, S Padula, "Water saving: Do residential consumers respond to price? A meta-analysis", XXVI Annual Conference AiIG Proceedings, 1-32, 2015

B Mrkajic, L Grilli, P Garrone, "Institutional context and energy-efficient innovation: are SMEs flying under the radar?", Available at SSRN 2527940, 2014

L Grilli, S Murtinu, "Government, venture capital and the growth of European high-tech entrepreneurial firms", Research Policy 43 (9), 1523-1543, 2014

B Mrkajic, P Garrone, L Grilli, "Energy-efficient innovation a response to market-based incentives?"

P Garrone, L Grilli, B Mrkajic, "Determinants of energy-efficient innovation: Induction mechanisms and stakeholders pressures", Available at SSRN 2527925, 2014

A Croce, L Grilli, S Murtinu, "Venture capital enters academia: An analysis of university-managed funds", The Journal of Technology Transfer 39, 688-715, 2014

S Colombo, L Grilli, C Rossi-Lamastra, "Network Externalities, Incumbent’s Competitive Advantage and the Degree of Openness of Software Start-Ups", Computational Economics 44, 175-200, 2014

L Grilli, "High-tech entrepreneurship in Europe: A heuristic firm growth model and three “(un-) easy pieces” for policy-making", Industry and Innovation 21 (4), 267-284, 2014

L Grilli, S Murtinu, "Fire it up and keep burning: selective subsidies as signals, founders’ human capital, and new technology-based firms’ access to R&D alliance networks”", XXV Annual Scientific Meeting AiIG 2014 Proceedings, 1-40, 2014

P Garrone, L Grilli, B Mrkajic, "Energy-efficient innovation: a response to market-based incentives?", XXV Riunione Scientifica Annuale AiIG-Online proceedings, 1-24, 2014

L Grilli, S Murtinu, "Comment: How government funding can help or hinder growth"

S Colombo, L Grilli, C Rossi Lamastra, "Network externalities, incumbent's advantage and the degree of openness of open source software start-ups", COMPUTATIONAL ECONOMICS, N/A-N/A, 2014

MG Colombo, S Giannangeli, L Grilli, "Public subsidies and the employment growth of high-tech start-ups: assessing the impact of selective and automatic support schemes", Industrial and Corporate Change 22 (5), 1273-1314, 2013

MG Colombo, A Croce, L Grilli, "ICT services and small businesses’ productivity gains: An analysis of the adoption of broadband Internet technology", Information Economics and Policy 25 (3), 171-189, 2013

B Mrkajic, P Garrone, L Grilli, "Innovative Technology-based Entrepreneurs: Does Clean-tech Make A Difference?"

P Garrone, L Grilli, X Rousseau, "Management discretion and political interference in municipal enterprises. Evidence from Italian utilities", Local government studies 39 (4), 514-540, 2013

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "The creation of a middle‐management level by entrepreneurial ventures: Testing economic theories of organizational design", Journal of Economics & Management Strategy 22 (2), 390-422, 2013

L Grilli, PH Jensen, S Murtinu, "The imprinting of founders’ human capital on entrepreneurial venture growth: evidence from new technology-based firms", Melbourne Institute Working Paper, 2013

F Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Venture capital investor type and the growth mode of new technology-based firms", Small Business Economics 40, 527-552, 2013

P Garrone, L Grilli, B Mrkajic, "Innovative Technology-Based Entrepreneurs: Does Clean-Tech make a difference?"

F Bertoni, D D'Adda, L Grilli, "Cherry Picking or Frog Kissing? The Matching Process between Investors and Entrepreneurial Ventures in Thin Venture Capital Markets"

L Grilli, S Murtinu, "Do public subsidies affect the performance of new technology-based firms? The importance of evaluation schemes and agency goals", Prometheus 30 (1), 97-111, 2012

L Grilli, S Murtinu, "Entrepreneurs' Human and Social Capital, Selective Public Subsidies and Venture Capital Financing"

L Grilli, PH Jensen, S Murtinu, "Does entrepreneurs’ human capital exert an imprinting effect on venture performance? An empirical test on new technology-based firms", The 10th annual International Industrial Organization Conference, 1-31, 2012

MG Colombo, A Croce, L Grilli, "ICT services and small businesses’ productivity gains: an analysis of the use of broadband Internet technology"

S Murtinu, L Grilli, "Government-managed versus independent venture capital funds: European evidence"

S Murtinu, L Grilli, "Government venture capital And the growth of European high-tech start-ups: A firm-level panel data analysis"

L Grilli, S Murtinu, "Differences in governmental and independent venture capital-backed companies growth performance: evidence from Europe"

L Grilli, "When the going gets tough, do the tough get going? The pre-entry work experience of founders and high-tech start-up survival during an industry crisis", International Small Business Journal 29 (6), 626-647, 2011

F Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Venture capital financing and the growth of high-tech start-ups: Disentangling treatment from selection effects", Research policy 40 (7), 1028-1043, 2011

L Grilli, S Murtinu, "Econometric evaluation of public policies for science and innovation: a brief guide to practice", Science and innovation policy for the new knowledge economy, 2011

E Piva, L Grilli, C Rossi-Lamastra, "The creation of high-tech entrepreneurial ventures at the local level: the role of local competences and communication infrastructures", Industry and Innovation 18 (6), 563-580, 2011

MG Colombo, L Grilli, S Murtinu, "R&D subsidies and the performance of high-tech start-ups", Economics Letters 112 (1), 97-99, 2011

L Grilli, S Murtinu, "Hands-on public policy for new technology-based firms: the impact of European public venture capital on firm growth"

L Grilli, "Science and Innovation Policy for the New Knowledge Economy", Edward Elgar., 2011

FS Bertoni, D D'Adda, L Grilli, "Cherry picking or frog kissing? The matching process between venture capital and high-tech entrepreneurial ventures"

P Garrone, L Grilli, X Rousseau, "Utility municipali: influenza politica o discrezionalità del management?", L'industria 32 (1), 69-92, 2011

L Grilli, PH Jensen, S Murtinu, "Entrepreneurs' human capital and venture performance: an empirical test on the imprinting effect", RENT (Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business) XXV Conference, 1-21, 2011

L Grilli, S Murtinu, "Impact of Public and Private Venture Capital"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, E Piva, C Rossi, "The evolution of TMT in New Technology-Based Firms. The determinants of the choice between a new owner-manager and a salaried managers"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, L Piscitello, "Science and innovation policy for the new knowledge economy", Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011

L Grilli, S Murtinu, "The differential impact of public and private venture capital investments on new technology-based firms' growth: a European analysis"

E Piva, L Piscitello, S Murtinu, L Grilli, MG Colombo, "L'effetto moderatore delle caratteristiche dei partner sulle performance delle giovani imprese ad alta tecnologia"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, M Guerini, E Piva, C Rossi Lamastra, "L'allargamento dei ranghi manageriali nelle giovani imprese: il caso delle start-up ad alta tecnologia", L'industria 32 (3), 513-538, 2011

G Paola, G Luca, R Xavier, "Municipal Enterprises: Political Interference or Management Discretion?", L'industria, 69-92, 2011

L Grilli, S Murtinu, "Turning European new technology-based firms into ‘gazelles’: the role of public (and private) venture capital", VICO Final Conference, Stresa, Italy, June, 2011

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "On growth drivers of high-tech start-ups: Exploring the role of founders' human capital and venture capital", Journal of business venturing 25 (6), 610-626, 2010

L Grilli, E Piva, CR Lamastra, "Firm dissolution in high-tech sectors: An analysis of closure and M&A", Economics Letters 109 (1), 14-16, 2010

P Garrone, L Grilli, "Is there a relationship between public expenditures in energy R&D and carbon emissions per GDP? An empirical investigation", Energy policy 38 (10), 5600-5613, 2010

L Grilli, "Deregulated electricity market and auctions: The Italian case", Scientific Research Publishing, 2010

F Bertoni, D D’Adda, L Grilli, "Cherry pickers or frog kissers? The double sided matching between venture capital and high-tech companies", 2010 EARIE conference, 2-3, 2010

S Colombo, L Grilli, "Another unconsidered sinister effect of indusrty-specific crises? On the possible emergence of adverse selection phenomena on the survival of entrepreneurial ventures"

L Grilli, "Another unconsidered sinister effect of indusrty-specific crises? On the possible emergence of adverse selection phenomena on the survival of entrepreneurial ventures", DISCE-Quaderni dell'Istituto di Economia e Finanza, 2010

B Fabio, D D'Adda, G Luca, "Cherry pickers or frog kissers? The double sided matching between venture capital and high-tech companies"

S Colombo, L Grilli, "Adverse selection phenomena on the survival of entrepreneurial ventures during an industry-specific crisis"

FS Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Venture capital investor type and the growth of new technology-based firms"

F Bertoni, D D'Adda, L Grilli, "Chi cerca un finanziamento VC? Chi lo ottiene? Il doppio processo di selezione tra Venture Capital e NTBF Italiane", XXI Riunione Scientifica Annuale AiIG, 1-37, 2010

FS Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Venture capital and the growth of new technology-based firms"

L Grilli, E Piva, C Rossi, "The creation of NTBFs at local level: the role of internal and external human capital networks"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, S Murtinu, "The impact of direct public subsidies on the productivity of high-tech start-ups: does the evaluation scheme matter?"

MG Colombo, A Croce, L Grilli, "Do broadband-based applications enhance firm productivity? The complementary role of strategic and organizational changes"

L Grilli, E Piva, C Rossi, "La creazione di PMI nei settori ad alta tecnologia: il ruolo delle reti interne ed esterne. NTBF creation in high tech sector: the role of internal and external network"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, E Piva, C Rossi, "How entrepreneurial ventures enlarge their managerial ranks"

L Grilli, E Piva, C Rossi, "Skilled human capital and the creation of NTBFs at the local level. Differential role of internal and external networking potential in manufacturing and service sector"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, S Murtinu, L Piscitello, E Piva, "The effects of international R&D alliances on growth of high-tech start-ups: a longitudinal analysis"

L Grilli, S Murtinu, "The impact of Public and Private Venture Capital on the growth of New Technology-Based Firms: European evidence"

L Grilli, C Lenzi, E Piva, C Rossi-Lamastra, "The effects of human and infrastructural capital on the entry rates of new technology-based firms at the local level", Economia e Politica Industriale, 2010

F Bertoni, MG Colombo, D D’Adda, L Grilli, "Are NTBFs keen on having VC financing? An empirical analysis on the determinants of VC seeking and its impact in evaluating performance"

L Grilli, E Piva, C Rossi, "The entry rates of new technology-based firms at local level: exploring the role of human and infrastructural capital"

F Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Finanziamento tramite venture capital e crescita delle giovani imprese high-tech: un'analisi longitudinale sul ruolo della tipologia di investitore", Rivista italiana degli economisti 15 (3), 433-0, 2010

E Piva, MG Colombo, L Grilli, S Murtinu, L Piscitello, "Effects of international R&D alliances on performance of high-tech start-ups: a longitudinal analysis", CONCORD 2010 Conference, Sevilla, 3-4 March 2010, 2010

F Bertoni, MG Colombo, D D’Adda, L Grilli, "Venture Capital Financing and the Growth of New Technology-Based Firms: Correcting for Sample Self-Selection"

M Delfanti, E Fumagalli, P Garrone, L Grilli, LL Schiavo, "Toward voltage-quality regulation in Italy", IEEE Transactions on power delivery 25 (2), 1124-1132, 2009

MG Colombo, L Grilli, S Murtinu, L Piscitello, E Piva, "Effects of international R&D alliances on performance of high‐tech start‐ups: A longitudinal analysis", Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal 3 (4), 346-368, 2009

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "A capital partnership: how human and venture capital affect the growth of high‐tech start‐ups", Strategic Change: Briefings in Entrepreneurial Finance 18 (7‐8), 231-239, 2009

S Colombo, L Grilli, C Rossi Lamastra, "On the determinants of the degree of openness of Open Source firms: An entry model"

L Grilli, C Lenzi, E Piva, C Rossi, "The effects of human and infrastructural capital on the entry rates of new technology-based firms"

F Bertoni, M Colombo, D D'Adda, L Grilli, "Equity financing and the growth of new technology-based firms: correcting for self-selection", Zvi Griliches Research Summer School in Economics of Innovation, 1-25, 2009

F Bertoni, M Colombo, D D'Adda, L Grilli, "Self-selection in the market for VC and growth performances: evidence from a sample of Italian New Technology-Based Firms", 2009 Academy of Management Conference, 1-32, 2009

MG Colombo, L Grilli, S Murtinu, L Piscitello, E Piva, "The contribution of international R&D alliances to the performance of high-tech start-ups"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, E Piva, "Le determinanti della crescita delle giovani imprese ad alta tecnologia", IMPRENDITORIALITA'. Pensiero, elementi, contesto, 281-304, 2009

F Bertoni, M Colombo, D D'Adda, L Grilli, "Venture Capital financing and the growth of new technology-based firms: estimating the relevance of the self-selection process", XX Riunione Scientifica AiIG, 1-24, 2009

MG Colombo, L Grilli, S Murtinu, L Piscitello, E Piva, "The impact of international R&D alliances on the productivityof new technology-based firms"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, S Murtinu, "Direct public subsidies and the productivity of high-tech start-ups: exploring the governmental'build efficiency'function"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Le gazelle high-tech: esplorando la'black box'dell'effetto del venture capital"

L Grilli, "When things get tough do the tough get going? Founders' pre-entry work experience and high-tech start-up survival during an industry crisis", Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University, 2009

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "The diffusion of broadband-based applications among Italian small and medium enterprises", Telecommunication Markets: Drivers and Impediments, 175-186, 2009

FS Bertoni, MG Colombo, D D'Adda, L Grilli, "Who wants equity financing? Investigating the role of venture capital in the growth of new technology-based firms"

L Grilli, "Esperienza lavorativa dei fondatori e sopravvivenza delle giovani imprese high-tech in mercati in crisi", Economia e politica industriale, 2009

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Does it take two to tango? Founders' human capital, venture capital and the growth of high-tech start-ups", Venture Capital and the Growth of High-Tech Start-Ups (April 23, 2008), 2008

L Grilli, S Mariotti, F Sgobbi, "Capitale umano a confronto: le assunzioni di ingegneri in Italia", ECONOMIA E POLITICA INDUSTRIALE, 2008

P Garrone, L Grilli, "Energy R&D, carbon emissions, and energy efficiency in advanced economies: an investigation on causality links"

P Garrone, L Grilli, L Dario, B Francesca, F Chiara, "Sviluppo del mercato dei servizi di telecomunicazioni in Lombardia. La prospettiva degli utenti a dieci anni dalla liberalizzazione-Rapporto intermedio", CoReCom Lombardia, 2008

L Grilli, "Sulla relazione tra esperienza lavorativa dei fondatori e sopravvivenza delle giovani imprese high-tech in mercati turbolenti"

SG Mariotti, A Castelli, L Grilli, C Marinoni, F Sgobbi, "L'impatto del contesto produttivo sulla domanda di ingegneri: un confronto tra Italia, Francia e Germania."

L Grilli, "When things get though do the tough get going? Founders’ pre-entry work experience and young high-tech firm survival in turbulent markets"

FS Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Venture capital financing and the success of new technology based firms: a longitudinal analysis on the importance of the type of investor"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, C Verga, "Broadband Access and Broadband-Based Applications", Handbook of Research on Global Diffusion of Broadband Data Transmission, 466, 2008

L Grilli, S Mariotti, F Sgobbi, "The demand for engineers: a comparison between Italy, France and Germany", ECONOMIA E POLITICA INDUSTRIALE 35 (2), 40, 2008

MG Colombo, L Grilli, C Verga, "An Empirical Study of the Determinants of Broadband Adoption Among Italian SMEs?", Handbook of research on global diffusion of broadband data transmission, 466-480, 2008

GC Massimo, G Luca, "Firm Growth in High-tech Sectors: The Impact of Founders' Human Capital and Access to Venture Capital Financing", L'industria, 85-116, 2008

L Grilli, F Sgobbi, S Mariotti, "Capitale umano a confronto: le assunzioni di ingegneri in Italia, Francia e Germania", Economia e politica industriale. Fascicolo 2, 2008, 1000-1010, 2008

E Fumagalli, P Garrone, L Grilli, R Redondi, "Service quality in electricity supply: The customer's costs", Available at SSRN 1612156, 2008

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Crescita d'impresa nei settori high-tech: uno studio sul capitale umano dei fondatori e sull'accesso a finanziamenti di venture capital", L'industria 29 (1), 85-116, 2008

F Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, PL da VINCI, "Venture capital financing and the growth of new technology based firms", WP Politechnico di Milano, 2008

M Colombo, S Giannangeli, L Grilli, "A longitudinal analysis of public financing and the growth of New Technology-based Firms: do firms’ age and applicants’ evaluation methods matter?", Unpublished manuscript, 2008

E Fumagalli, P Garrone, L Grilli, "Service quality in the electricity industry: The role of privatization and managerial behavior", Energy Policy 35 (12), 6212-6224, 2007

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Technology policy for the knowledge economy: Public support to young ICT service firms", Telecommunications Policy 31 (10-11), 573-591, 2007

F Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Venture capital financing and the growth of new technology-based firms: What comes first", Entrepreneurship, competitiveness, and local development, 25-42, 2007

MG Colombo, L Grilli, C Verga, "High‐tech start‐up access to public funds and venture capital: Evidence from Italy", International Review of Applied Economics 21 (3), 381-402, 2007

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Funding gaps? Access to bank loans by high-tech start-ups", Small Business Economics 29, 25-46, 2007

FS Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "On the impact of venture capital financing on the growth of new technology-based firms: the type of investor matters", Catania, 2007

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "The use of ICTs by Italian SMEs: an empirical investigation on broadband access and broadband-based applications", Copenhagen (Denmark), 2007

MG Colombo, S Giannangeli, L Grilli, "Public financing and the growth of new technology-based firms", Valencia, Spagna, 2007

MG Colombo, L Grilli, E Piva, "The determinants of alliance activity of new technology-based firms: The role of sponsors", Brisbane, 2007

M Colombo, L Grilli, E Piva, "Sponsors and the alliance activity of new technology-based firms", Regional Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2007, 383-384, 2007

FS Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Independent venture capital vs. corporate venture capital: which type of investor fosters growth of new technology-based firms?", San Diego, USA, 2007

MG Colombo, S Giannangeli, L Grilli, "Young high tech firms and their capacity to attract public financing", Torino, 2007

P Garrone, L Grilli, A Groppi, X Rousseau, "Privatization and management control in utilities. An empirical analysis of cost efficiency"

E Fumagalli, P Garrone, L Grilli, "Ownership, Control and Service Quality in the Electricity Industry", Investments and Service Quality in the Electricity Industry, 37-57, 2007

MG Colombo, L Grilli, C Verga, "Accesso alla larga banda, applicazioni e relazione con la produttività", Milano, 2007

P Garrone, L Grilli, A Groppi, X Rousseau, "Municipal ownership and cost efficiency in utilities", Investments and service quality in the electricity industry, 15-36, 2007

MG Colombo, L Grilli, E Piva, "Le alleanze delle giovani imprese italiane nei settori ad alta tecnologia: il ruolo degli sponsor", L'industria 28 (1), 65-110, 2007

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "The determinants of adoption of broadband connection and broadband-based applications by Italian SMEs"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "The road to professionalization: a study on the determinants of creation of a middle management level by Italian high-tech start-ups", Valencia, Spagna, 2007

P Garrone, L Grilli, A Groppi, X Rousseau, "Proprietà pubblica, privatizzazione e costi: un'analisi empirica nel settore delle local utilities italiane"

MG Colombo, S Giannangeli, L Grilli, "Direct subsidies to new technology-based firms: a longitudinal analysis of their impact on firm growth", Torino, 2007

L Grilli, MG Colombo, "Broadband Access and Broadband-based applications: an Empirical study of the determinants of adoption among Italian SMEs", Paper to be presented at the DRUID Summer Conference, 18-20, 2007

GC Massimo, G Luca, P Evila, "The Alliances of New-Technology Based Firms: the Role of Sponsors", L'industria, 65-110, 2007

F Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "1. Venture capital financing and the growth of new technology-based firms: what comes first?"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Young firm growth in high-tech sectors: The role of founders’ human capital"

F Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "A longitudinal analysis of Venture Capital financing and the growth of New Technology-based Firms: the role of investors’ typology"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, E Piva, "In search of complementary assets: The determinants of alliance formation of high-tech start-ups", Research policy 35 (8), 1166-1199, 2006

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Supporting high-tech start-ups: Lessons from Italian technology policy", International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal 2, 189-209, 2006

MG Colombo, L Grilli, E Piva, "Complementary assets and the determinants of the alliances of new technology-based firms"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Start-up size: The role of external financing (vol 88, pg 243, 2005)", ECONOMICS LETTERS 90 (1), 148-148, 2006

MG Colombo, L Grilli, C Verga, "Do public subsidies attract or crowd out venture capital financing? Some reflections on the Italian experience"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, E Piva, "In search of complementary assets: determinants of alliances of high-tech start-ups"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, C Verga, "Do public subsidies attract or crowd out venture capital financing? Evidence from new technology-based firms"

FS Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Venture capital, corporate venture capital and the growth of new technology-based firms: a panel data analysis"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, C Verga, "The interrelations between public subsidies and venture capital financing: Evidence from new technology-based firms"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, E Piva, "Why do new technology-based firms cooperate?"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, C Verga, "Public subsidies and venture capital financing: attraction or crowding out? Evidence from Italian new technology-based firms"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, E Piva, "The determinants of the alliance strategies of new technology-based firms"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, E Piva, "The determinants of the alliance strategies of new technology-based firms: The role of sponsors"

FS Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "A longitudinal analysis of the relation between venture capital financing and growth: the role of the type of investor"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, E Piva, "Le alleanze delle giovani imprese italiane ad alta tecnologia: il ruolo degli sponsors"

FS Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Venture capital financing and the growth of new technology-based firms: an econometric analysis based on longitudinal data"

FS Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "A longitudinal analysis of venture capital financing and the growth of new technology based firms: a longitudinal analysis"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, E Piva, "The alliance strategies of NTBFs"

FS Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Financing and Growth of New Technology-Based Firms in Italy"

L Grilli, E Piva, "Le strategie di alleanza delle giovani imprese ad alta tecnologia"

E Fumagalli, P Garrone, L Grilli, "Ownership structure, corporate governance and service quality in the electricity industry"

L Grilli, S Mariotti, "Politiche per l'innovazione e cambiamento strutturale in Italia", L'industria 27 (2), 365-396, 2006

F Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "External private equity financing and the growth of new technology based firms: The chicken and egg problem revisited"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Start-up size: The role of external financing", Economics Letters 88 (2), 243-250, 2005

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Founders’ human capital and the growth of new technology-based firms: A competence-based view", Research policy 34 (6), 795-816, 2005

F Bertoni, L Grilli, "The causality relationship between external private equity financing and the growth of new technology-based firms"

L Grilli, "Internet start-ups access to the bank loan market: evidence from Italy", Applied Economics 37 (3), 293-305, 2005

F Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, P Milano, "Venture capital financing and the growth of new technology-based firms: A longitudinal analysis", Journal of the Bertrand Russell Archives 2, 1-26, 2005

L Grilli, S Mariotti, E Piva, MG Colombo, "Le giovani imprese italiane ad alta tecnologia: fatti stilizzati e implicazioni di politica tecnologica", ECONOMIA E POLITICA INDUSTRIALE 2005 (1), 2005

L Grilli, MG Colombo, "Start-Up Size: The Role of External Financing"

FS Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Uno studio sulla direzione di causalità fra finanziamenti esterni di private equity e crescita delle giovani imprese high-tech italiane", Catania, 2005

L Grilli, "Con un piccolo aiuto dal solito grande amico: politiche tecnologiche di sostegno diretto alle giovani imprese ad alta tecnologia", Internazionalizzazione, innovazione e crescita dell’industria italiana, 182-212, 2005

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "La crescita delle imprese italiane: le caratteristiche genetiche ei fattori di mercato", Roma, 2005

FS Bertoni, L Grilli, "Sulla direzione di causalità tra finanziamenti esterni di private equity e crescita d’impresa: uno studio sulle giovani imprese hightech italiane", Internazionalizzazione, innovazione e crescita dell’industria italiana, 155-181, 2005

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Founders’ human capital, access to external private equity financing and growth of new technology-based firms", Atlanta, 2005

MG Colombo, L Grilli, E Piva, "Public policies towards research based spin-offs: The case of Italy", Parigi, 2005

L Grilli, "Le gazzelle nei settori high-tech: uno studio sul capitale umano dei fondatori e sull’accesso a finanziamenti equity esterni", Catania, 2005

L Grilli, "L'internazionalizzazione attiva e passiva in Italia nel settore delle utilities", ECONOMIA E POLITICA INDUSTRIALE, 2005

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Il capitale umano dei fondatori e la crescita delle nuove imprese italiane ad alta tecnologia", STUDI ORGANIZZATIVI, 2005

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "WHAT MAKES A “GAZELLE” IN HIGH-TECH SECTORS? A STUDY ON FOUNDERS’HUMAN CAPITAL AND ACCESS TO EXTERNAL FINANCING"

MG Colombo, E Piva, S Mariotti, L Grilli, "Le giovani imprese italiane ad alta tecnologia: fatti stilizzati e implicazioni di politica tecnologica", Economia e politica industriale. Fascicolo 1, 2005, 1000-1026, 2005

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "L'accesso al credito bancario da parte delle start-up tecnologiche italiane", Rivista di Politica Economica 95 (3), 165-218, 2005

MG Colombo, M Delmastro, L Grilli, "Entrepreneurs' human capital and the start-up size of new technology-based firms", International journal of industrial organization 22 (8-9), 1183-1211, 2004

L Grilli, "Special tariffs to promote fixed telephony penetration: reflections from the UK experience during the 1990s", Telecommunications Policy 28 (3-4), 295-308, 2004

L Grilli, "Price Dispersion in the Internet Marketplace: Are Service-premium Strategies Relevant?", Global Economy and Digital Society 1, 137-150, 2004

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Politiche tecnologiche di sostegno diretto alle nuove imprese ad alta tecnologia: l’esperienza italiana", Napoli, 2004

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Capitale umano, capitale finanziario e crescita delle giovani imprese italiane ad alta tecnologia", Ancona, 2004

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Technology policy in support of new technology based firms: The Italian experience", Birmingham, 2004

M Colombo, L Grilli, "Il Finanziamento Pubblico alle Nuove Imprese dei Servizi ICT: scenario e prospettive future"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Does founders' human capital affect the growth of new technology-based firms? A competence-based perspective", Milano, 2004

L Grilli, MG Colombo, "Il capitale umano dei fondatori e la crescita delle nuove imprese italiane ad alta tecnologia", Studi organizzativi. Fascicolo 2/3, 2004, 1000-1020, 2004

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "On the existence of funding gaps: a study on access to bank loans by high-tech start-ups", Madrid, 2004

MG Colombo, M Delmastro, L Grilli, "La dimensione iniziale delle nuove imprese ad alta tecnologia: il ruolo del capitale umano e delle fonti di finanziamento", Economia e politica industriale, 2004

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Funding Gaps? Access to the Loan Market by High-Tech Start-Ups", Small Business Economics 20 (1-2), 25-46, 2003

L Grilli, M Delmastro, MG Colombo, "La dimensione iniziale delle nuove imprese ad alta tecnologia: il ruolo del capitale umano e delle fonti di finanziamento", ECONOMIA E POLITICA INDUSTRIALE 2003 (119), 2003

MG Colombo, L Grilli, R Vercellotti, "Italian public support to new technology-based firms: an empirical investigation"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Founders' human capital and the growth of new technology-based firms"

MG Colombo, M Delmastro, L Grilli, "La dimensione d’entrata delle nuove imprese high-tech", Knowledge Management e Competizione, 243-265, 2003

L Grilli, "Start Up Problem in a Network Good Market: The Use of Advertising by a Monopolist Provider", University of Siena, Department of Economics, Working Paper, 2002

LG Radicati Di Brozolo, "Il nuovo quadro delle comunicazioni elettroniche. Convergenza, concorrenza, regolazione e asimmetria", Mercato concorrenza regole 4 (3), 561-586, 2002

L Grilli, "The goal of universal service: a study on OFTEL’s policies in the ‘90s for the UK fixed home telephone network", Barcellona (SPAIN), 2002

L Grilli, "Competition in the Internet marketplace: the possible emergence of" kinked demand" strategies", Seoul, 2002

MG Colombo, M Delmastro, L Grilli, "The determinants of start-up size of new technology-based firms"

MG Colombo, M Delmastro, L Grilli, "Entrepreneurs' human capital, financing constraints, and the start-up size of new technology-based firms"

J Harou, S Padula, P Maria, RM Garrone, C Rougé, L Grilli, J Novak, ..., "of Document:....................... Developing new dynamic pricing mechanisms", Europe 111 (3801), 0, 1748

L Grilli, S Mariotti, R Marzano, "Call for Papers: Special Issue on" Artificial Intelligence, Varieties of Next Capitalism and Beyond"

M Colombo, L Grilli, Y Honjo, K Lai, E Stam, "Promoting Support for Start-ups"

Y Honjo, L Grilli, E Stam, M Colombo, K Lai, "SME POLICY FACED WITH DEVELOPMENT OF FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY"

M Sanders, M Henrekson, L Grilli, C Economidou, "Institutions for the Entrepreneurial Society"

C Fassio, L Grilli, "Papers in Innovation Studies"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "The determinants of adoption of broadband access and broadband-based applications by Italian SMEs"

S Murtinu, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT OF INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY AND ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE"

L Grilli, "LOAN MARKET FUNCTIONING IN THE INTERNET SECTOR: EVIDENCE FROM START-UP FINANCING"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, "Broadband access and broadband-based applications: The determinants of adoption by Italian SMEs"

F Bertoni, MG Colombo, L Grilli, "On The Relationship Between Venture Capital Financing And The Growth Of New Technology-Based Firms: The Type Of Investor Matters"

MG Colombo, L Grilli, R Vercellotti, "Italian pubblic support to NTBFs: an empirical investigation"

Grants, Awards, and Honours