·  D'Errico, M., Letta, M., Montalbano, P., Pietrelli, R. (2019). Resilience Thresholds to Temperature Anomalies: A long-run Test for Rural Tanzania. Ecological Economics, 164, 106365.

· Giunta, A., Montalbano, P., Nenci, S. (2019). L'Italia e le imprese italiane nelle Catene Globali del Valore: un'analisi micro-macro. Rapporto ICE 2018-19.

·  Letta, M., Magrini, E., Montalbano, P., (2019). Spatial heterogeneity in price (dis)incentives: evidence from the Ugandan maize value chainEconomics Bulletin, Vol.39, No.1 p.A49;

·  Baliè, J., Del Prete, D., Magrini, E., Montalbano, P., Nenci, S., (2019). Does trade policy impact food and agriculture global value chain participation of Sub-Saharan African countries? American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol.101, Issue 3, April, pp. 773-789;   

·   Montalbano, P.  & S.,  Nenci (2019). Energy efficiency, productivity and exporting: firm-level evidence. Energy Economics, Volume 79, March 2019, Pages 97-110;

·  Baliè, J., Del Prete, D., Magrini, E., Montalbano, P., Nenci, S., (2019). Food and Agriculture Global Value Chains: New Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa. In Elhiraika, Adam B., Ibrahim, Gamal, Davis, William (Eds.), Governance for Structural Transformation in Africa, Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN : 978-3-030-03964-6, 2019;

·  Colaizzo, R. Letta, M., Montalbano, P., (2018). L’efficacia delle politiche di valorizzazione culturale in Puglia. Analisi fattuale e controfattuale sull’attrazione turistica Economia della Cultura (ISSN 1122-7885) Fascicolo 4, dicembre 2018;

·  Bataineh, A. & Montalbano, P. (2019). The Syrian Crisis Impact on Quality of Education in Jordan: A Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment. International Journal of Liberal Arts and Social Science, 7(6), 1-13.Also available as Bataineh A. & Montalbano, P. (2018). The impact of Syrian crisis on the quality of education in Jordan: A quantitative and qualitative assessmentWorking Papers 7/18, Sapienza University of Rome, DISSE;

· Magrini, E., Montalbano, P., (2018). Trade openness and vulnerability to poverty in Vietnam under Doi Moi. World Bank Group and World Trade Organization, 2018 (Eds.) Trade and Poverty Reduction: New Evidence of Impacts in Developing Countries World Trade Organization: Geneva;

· Letta, M., Montalbano, P. and Tol, R. S. J. (2018). Temperature shocks, growth and poverty thresholds: evidence from rural Tanzania. World Development, 112. pp. 13-32. ISSN 0305-750X

· Magrini, E., Montalbano, P.,  Winters L. A. (2018). Households’ vulnerability from trade in VietnamWorld Development, 112. pp. 46-58. ISSN 0305-750X;

·  Montalbano P., Pietrelli R. & L. Salvatici (2018). Participation in the market chain and food security: the case of the Ugandan maize farmers. Food Policy 76 (2018) 81–98.

·    Montalbano, P., Nenci, S., Pietrobelli (2018). Opening and Linking Up: Firms, GVCs and Productivity in Latin AmericaSmall Business EconomicsVolume 50, Issue 4pp 917–935. DOI 10.1007/s11187-017-9902-6. (wp version is available in the UNUMERIT WORKING Paper Series 2017-30:;

·   Montalbano, P., & Pellegrini, G. (2018). Il sistema informativo sul turismo in Italia: proposte operative per la policyEconomia della Cultura28(1-2), 139-150.

·   Valentina Gullo & Pierluigi Montalbano, 2018. "Where does "dirty" money go? A gravity analysis," Working Papers 5/18, Sapienza University of Rome, DISSE;

·  Magrini. E., Montalbano, P., Nenci, S. & L. Salvatici (2017). Agricultural (Dis)Incentives and Food Security: Is There a Link?. Lead Article American Journal of Agricultural Economics(IF. 1.829); 99 (4): 847-871. doi: 10.1093/ajae/aaw103. See also: “Agricultural (Dis)Incentives and Food Security: Is there a Link?” Author Response to Comment American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Volume 99, Issue 4, 1 July 2017, Pages 874,

·     Magrini, E., Montalbano, P. & Nenci, S. (2017). Are EU trade preferences really effective? An impact evaluation assessment of the Southern Mediterranean Countries' caseInternational Review of Applied Economics, 31:1, 126-144, DOI 10.1080/02692171.2016.1222355.

·        Montalbano, P. (2017). La critica al dibattito sui beni comuni: una prospettiva economicaEconomia della Cultura, 1/2017, pp. 37-50, doi: 10.1446/86581;

·        Montalbano, P,  Ruocco G., Valentino, P.A. (2017). Nota introduttiva / Introductory note,Economia della Cultura, 1/2017, pp. 3-13, doi: 10.1446/86578;

·     Montalbano, P., Nenci, S. & C. Pietrobelli (2016) International Linkages, Valued-Added Trade, and Firm Productivity in Latin America and the Caribbean (with S., Nenci and C. Pietrobelli) in Grazzi, M. & C., Pietrobelli (2016) Firm Innovation and Productivity in Latin America and the Caribbean. IDB, Palgrave Macmillan. Available open access at: and

·        L’integrazione europea: aspetti teorici ed evidenze empiriche (2016) in U. Triulzi, Le Politiche Economiche dell’Unione Europea. Seconda Edizione. Roma: Mondadori Sapienza, Collana Minerva Manuali;

·        Le relazioni esterne dell’UE (2016) in U. Triulzi, Le Politiche Economiche dell’Unione Europea. Seconda Edizione. Roma: Mondadori Sapienza, Collana Minerva Manuali;

·  Montalbano, P., Nenci, S., Salvatici, L. (2015), Trade Policy and Food and Nutrition Security, Background Paper, The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2015-16, FAO;

·  Montalbano, P., Nenci, S., Salvatici, L. (2015), Price support measurement and food security, Technical Note, The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2015-16, FAO;

·   Montalbano, P., Nenci, S., Salvatici, L. (2015), Trade, Value Chains and Food Security, Background Paper, The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2015-16, FAO;

·        Montalbano, P., & Valentino, P. A. (2015). Cultural policies and local development: theory and practicesEconomia della Cultura25(3-4), 377-386;

·        Assessing the trade impact of the European Neighbourhood Policy on the EU-MED Free Trade Area, (with S. Nenci), (2014) Applied Economics, 46(7). pp. 730-740 (wp version: Assessing the Trade Impact of the European Neighborhood Policy on EU-MED Free Trade Area (with S. Nenci) (2012) Economics Working Paper Series No. 31-2012, Department of Economics, University of Sussex, Falmer (UK);

·        The trade competitiveness of Southern emerging economies: a multi-dimensional approach through cluster analysis (with S. Nenci), (2014) The World Economy, 37 (6), pp. 783-810;

·        Understanding recent oil price dynamics: A novel empirical approach (with R. L. D'Ecclesia; E. Magrini; U. Triulzi). Energy Economics (2014). 46 (1), S11–S17. December. DOI: 10.1016/j.eneco.2014.10.005

·        Montalbano P., Palumbo F., Valentino P., (2014), Culture and creativity as drivers for Local Sustainable Economic Development. Project Wealth, Local Sustainable Economic Development Research Group Working Papers.

·       Corsi M., De Angelis M. & P. Montalbano (2013). "The Gender Impact of Microfinance: The Case of Wekembe in Uganda," Working Papers CEB 13-045, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles;

·        Bineau Y., Montalbano P. (2012) - Selected Developmental Aspects of Trade and Trade Policies - Final Report Project No. 2011/265311 – Final Version

·        Are the Emerging Economies a Threat to the Italian Competitiveness? (with S. Nenci) (2012), QA - Rivista dell'Associazione Rossi-Doria, Associazione Rossi Doria, issue 4, December. Available at SSRN:;

·        "Macroeconomic volatility, consumption behaviour and welfare: A cross-country analysis,"  (with A. Federici) (2012), Working Paper Series 3612, Department of Economics, University of Sussex.

·        The Trade Specialization of China, India, Brazil, and South Africa: A Threat to Whom? (with S. Nenci), 2012, The International Trade Journal, Vol. 26(5) pp. 363-384. Available at SSRN: (working papers versions: Trade Patterns and Trade Clusters: China, India, Brazil and South Africa in the Global Trading System (with S. Nenci) (2011), Working paper No. 125/2011, University of Roma Tre (Italy); The CIBS Trade Specialization: Opportunity or Threat? (with S. Nenci) (2010) Working Papers PRIN 017, Dipartimento Scienze Economiche, Universita' di Bologna); Rise of Southern Emerging Economies: Opportunity or Threat for Trading Partners? (2010) (with S.Nenci), The al-Farabi Kazakh National University, International scientific-practical conference "To innovative development  in the conditions of an unstable global economic processes" Kazakhstan, Almaty, December 9-10;

·        La Politica Economica Internazionale: Interdipendenze, Istituzioni e Coordinamento della Governance Globale (2012), UTET-Università,  ISBN 978-88-6008-394-4;

·        Aboav R.M., Montalbano, P., Palumbo, F., Valentino P.A. (2012). Culture and creativity as drivers of Local Sustainable Economic Development: the Apulian SAC case. IFKAD paper

·        Montalbano, P. (2011). Trade Openness and Developing Countries’ Vulnerability: Concepts, Misconceptions and Directions for ResearchWorld Development, Elsevier, vol. 39(9), pages 1489-1502, September; Available at SSRN: (working paper version: Does Trade Openness increase vulnerability? A survey of the literature (2010) Economics Working Paper Series No. 4-2010, University of Sussex (UK); 

·        Cappellini C., Montalbano P., EESC Opinion on "Unlocking the potential of cultural and creative industries (Green Paper), COM(2010) 183 final.

·        Assessing SIDS’ vulnerability to trade openness (with U. Triulzi) (2009), GDN E-books,9th GDN International Conference, January 27– February 2, 2008 Brisbane, Australia;

·        Delocalizzazione e outsourcing internazionale nel settore dei servizi (2009) (con Triulzi U. e Polli A), Presidenza del Consiglio, Commissione di Garanzia per l’Informazione Statistica, Rapporto d’indagine.

·        Socio-economic Vulnerability and Trade Liberalization: A Cross-country Evidence in Central and Eastern Europe during the Transition, (with A. Federici, C. Pietrobelli and U. Triulzi) (2008) in Lyn Squire, Jose Maria Fanelli (eds.) Dimensions of Reform: Reach, Range, Reason Edward Elgar Publishing”.

·        Cappellini C., Montalbano P., (2008) The future of the textile, clothing and footwear sectors in Europe, EESC

·  The ENP: towards a new EU-MED Partnership (2007) in M. Cremona, G. Meloni "The European Neighbourhood Policy: a framework for Modernisation? EUI working Paper No 21

·        Cappellini C., Montalbano P., EESC Opinion on "EU_ASEAN relations", REX/276 

·        L'internazionalizzazione della cultura: verso un nuovo paradigma di sviluppo locale e competitività internazionale (2007) (with U. Triulzi),  Europa e Mezzogiorno, vol. 55; p. 57-63, ISSN: 1593-9448

·    Trade Openness and Vulnerability in Central and Eastern Europe (2006) (with A. Federici, U. Triulzi e C. Pietrobelli) (2006), in Machiko Nissanke and Erik Thorbecke (eds) The Impact of Globalization on the World’s Poor: Transmission Mechanisms; Palgrave (working paper version: Trade Openness and Vulnerability in Central and Eastern Europe (2005) (con A. Federici, U. Triulzi e C. Pietrobelli), Wider Research Paper 2005/43; UNU-WIDER);

·        La Politica Economica Internazionale: Teoria Normativa e Positiva (con U. Triulzi) (2006), UTET-Università, ISBN 88-6008-043-6;

·        La Politica Economica Internazionale: I temi della Global Governance (con U. Triulzi) (2006), UTET-Università, ISBN 88-6008-120-3;

·       Trade and Vulnerability (2005) in Billi A., Boccella N., (éds) Développement, inégalités, pauvretés Editions Karthala, 2005;

·        L’allargamento della Ue ad Est: Un Rischio Per Il “Made In Italy”? (2004) (con F. Saliola) in Rapporto ICE 2003-2004 "L'Italia nell'economia internazionale";

·        La vulnerabilità socio-economica e la “cultura della prevenzione” nell’era della globalizzazione (2004), (con U. Triulzi) in La Globalizzazione ed i rapporti Nord-Est-Sud (a cura di Quadrio Curzio) 2004, Atti della XLII Riunione Scientifica Annuale, Accademia Nazionale Dei Lincei Roma, 25-27 Ottobre 2001, III Sessione, Il Mulino, Bologna;

·        Ambiente e sviluppo nei PECO: Quali compatibilità (2004), (con Gabriella Meloni), in G. Paggi (a cura di), Ue e Peco: impatto ambientale dell’allargamento, Cacucci Editore, 2004;

·        Il finanziamento dello sviluppo nelle attuali iniziative internazionali (2004) (con G. Canitano) in IPALMO-DGCS (ed. by) “Debito dei paesi poveri: quali politiche per il dopo cancellazione?” G.Laterza (2004);

·        Socio-economic Vulnerability Analysis and the Culture of Prevention in the Globalization Era (2003) (con U. Triulzi). In Conflict Prevention and Human Security: G8, United Nations, and EU Governance (ed J. J. Kirton And R. N. Stefanova), Ashgate, 2003;

·        L’allargamento UE ai PECO: integrazione o disintegrazione? (2003) ( P. Montalbano and A. Billi, eds.) PAGRI n.2-2003 

·        Analisi dei Flussi Potenziali di Interscambio Commerciale nel Mercato Comune Paneuropeo (2003), PAGRI n.2-2003;

·        Quali politiche per il dopo cancellazione? (2003) (with U. Triulzi), in Politica Internazionale, n. 1-2-3, gennaio-giugno, 2003;

·        Towards Socio-Economic Vulnerability Analysis  (2002) (con U. Triulzi); DAC Network on Conflict, Peace and Development Co-operation, DCD/DAC/CPDC (2002)3, 18 Nov. 2002;

·        The incoherence in the Development Co-operation (2002), (con U. Triulzi)  in Foreign Aid and International Relations, Institute of European Studies (2002). Chinese Academy of Social Science, International Symposium on Foreign Trade and International Relations, Beijing, September 15-16, 2002;

·        Development cooperation policy: a time inconsistency approach (2001) (with U. Triulzi), Federico Caffè Centre, Roskilde University (Copenhagen)

·        La cooperazione incoerente (2001) (with U. Triulzi), in Politica Internazionale, n.1-2, gen-apr., 2001;             

·        Un’applicazione delle statistiche del commercio con l’estero: Le Guide paese dell’ICE (2000) (con U. Triulzi), in L’Italia nell’economia internazionale, Rapporto annuale ICE 1999-2000;