Myriam Mariani

Roles in the POLISS project:

Supervisor ESR 2




Myriam Mariani is Full Professor of Applied Economics at Bocconi University, Milan. She is the director of the Master of Science Program EMIT (Economics and Management of Innovation and Technology).

She earned a PhD in Business from the Marche Polytechnic University, and completed a two-years post-doc Marie Curie fellowship at MERIT (Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology). She has been Visiting Scholar at Carnegie Mellon University, SIEPR Stanford University, and Boston University. Her research interests are in

  • The mechanisms through which knowledge spillovers among individuals and firms take place during the inventive process, and how they contribute to enhance the innovation performance.
  • Job motivations, inventors’ behavior and income differences
  • Women in STEM: why are there few women in STEM related disciplines and jobs? What are the processes through which women select in and out from science-based professions? Are there differences in terms of wages and productivity between genders in STEM and inventive jobs?

Myriam’s recent research appeared in Management Science, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Research Policy and the Review of Economics and Statistics.