Giulia Felice

Core Faculty | Associate Professor

Short Profile outline

Giulia Felice is Associate Professor at the Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering of the Politecnico di Milano. She holds a BSc from Bocconi University of Milan and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pavia. She has been Marie Curie Scholar at UNU-MERIT in Maastricht, postdoc at the Department of Economics (DEMM) of the University of Milan and Marie-Curie fellow at the Department of Economics of the University Carlos III of Madrid. She has been involved in several projects funded by national and international institutions, among which the European Commission and the European Investment Bank. She is research fellow of the Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano.



Office phone: 02.2399.2727


Academic course held at SOM

Economia 1 (Microeconomia)

Economia 1 (Microeconomia)

Economia 1 (Microeconomia)

Economia 1 (Microeconomia)






International Economics II

Theories and Methods for Global Value Chain research

Research Challenges in Global Value Chain

Research challenges in global value chain




Specialzing masters


Her research interests include the economics of growth and structural change, international trade and global value chains, the economics of innovation. In particular, she has been working, both theoretically and empirically, on the determinants and growth effects of the inter-industry reallocation of resources, with a particular focus on the theoretical micro-foundations of sectoral changes, and on the effects of the international fragmentation of production. She also works on firms' innovation and internationalization strategies and their implications.

Relevant Publications

Felice G.| Tajoli L. (2021), "Trade balances and global value chains: Is there a link?", Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 59, 228-246

Bratti Massimiliano and Felice Giulia, "Product innovation by supplying domestic and foreign markets", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION, 60, 126-178

Felice Giulia and Tajoli Lucia, "Global Value Chains Participation and Knowledge Spillovers in Developed and Developing Countries: an Empirical Investigation", EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH, 30, 500-532

Buonafede F; Felice Giulia; Lamperti F; Piscitello Lucia, "Additive manufacturing and global value chains: An empirical investigation at the country level", Progress in International Business Research, 13, 295-323

Felice Giulia, "Size and Composition of Public Investment, Sectoral Composition and Growth", EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, 44, 136-158

Grants, Awards and Honours

  • Marie Curie pre-doctoral fellowship (EDS-ETIC) (HPMT-2000-000145)
  • Visting Researcher Fellowship of the Central Bank of Lithuania
  • Italian Economic Association Award for the best Italian Ph.D dissertation in 2006, (Premio Fausto Vicarelli, ex aequo)
  • Marie Curie (IEF) Intra-European Fellowships for Career Development. N. PIEF-GA-2012- 329153-

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