Alessio D’Amato is Associate Professor in Economic Policy at the Department of Economics and Finance, University of Rome "Tor Vergata". He is also head of Tor Vergata Unit at the SEEDS Interuniversity research centre.
He is currently performing joint research with national and international scholars, as well as with colleagues in Tor Vergata; he has been and is part of several international projects, involving, among others, the European Environment Agency, FAO and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission.
He will serve in 2020-2021 as President Elect, in 2022-2023 as President, and in 2024-2025 as Past President of the Italian Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (IAERE); he is also member of the Italian Economic Association (SIE), the Italian Public Economics Society (SIEP) and of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE). He has been vice-chair of the Local Organizing Committee for the 18th Annual EAERE Conference, and chair of the Organizing and Scientific Committee of the 5th IAERE Annual Conference, both held in Rome – Tor Vergata.
His research activity is focused on: Theory of Incentives. Environmental Regulation under Asymmetric Information. Emissions Trading and their implementation. Eco-Innovation. Environmental Compliance and Illegal Behaviour. Waste Management and Policy. Green Public Procurement.