Marco Ferdinando Martorana
Marco Ferdinando Martorana is Senior Assistant Professor (RTD-b) of Public Economics. He received the Laurea in Economics and Business from the University of Catania, where he also completed the Doctorate program in Public Economics, and the Master of Science in Applied Economics and Data Analysis from the University of Essex (UK). He was research fellow at the University of Catania and visiting researcher at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He taught Public Economics for the BD in Economics at the University of Catania, and Introduction to Economics at the Ca Foscari University for the B.Sc. in Philosophy, International and Economic Studies. He currently teaches Public Economics (Bachelor Degree in Business Administration), Markets, Economics and Regulation (Master’s Degree in Business Management), and Spatial Econometrics (Ph.D in Economics, Management and Decision Making). He has got the National Scientific Qualification (ASN) as Full Professor in Public Economics and as Associate Professor in Public Economics, Applied Economics and Economic Policy. His research areas of interest include empirical aspects of health and cultural economics and political economy, as well as the evaluation of efficiency of the public sector.
De Luca G., Lisi D., Martorana M., Siciliani L. (2023) Institutional quality and health outcomes, in J. Costa-Font, A. Batinti, and G. Turati (Eds) Handbook on the Political Economy of Health Systems. Elgar, Cheltenham.
Cavalieri M, Ferrante L, Martorana M.F, Rizzo I. (2023) The ICT strategy of Italian museums: institutional, supply and demand side drivers, Economics of Innovation and New Technology GEIN, https://doi.org/10.1080/10438599.2023.2222268.
Cavalieri M, Lisi D, Martorana M.F, Rizzo I. (2023) Institutional quality and public sector performance: problems and perspectives, Economia Italiana, forthcoming
Martorana M.F., Mazza I., 2023) The effect of social interaction and cultural consumption on voting turnout, in M. Leroch and F. Rupp, (Eds) Power & Responsibility: Interdisciplinary Perspectives for the 21st Century in Honor of Manfred J. Holler. Springer, Cham.
Guccio C., Martorana M.F., Mazza I., Pignataro G. Rizzo I. (2022) “Is innovation in ICT valuable for the efficiency of Italian museums?” European Planning Studies 30(9), 1695-1716. https://doi.org/10.1080/09654313.2020.1865277
De Luca G., Lisi D., Martorana M., Siciliani L. (2021). Does higher Institutional Quality improve the Appropriateness of Healthcare Provision? Journal of Public Economics, 194. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpubeco.2020.104356
Guccio C., Martorana M.F., Mazza I., Rizzo I. (2021). Back to the Future. Does the use of information and communication technology enhance the performance of public historical archives? Journal of Cultural Economics, 45(1), 13-43. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10824-020-09385-1
Lavanga, M., Martorana M.F., Loots, E. Nieboer E., (2021) Designed for the job? An examination of the economic, work-related and socio-demographic determinants of the design profession. Cultural Trends 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1080/09548963.2021.1951599
Guccio C., Martorana M.F., Mazza I., Pignataro G. Rizzo I. (2020). An analysis of the managerial performance of Italian museums using a generalised conditional efficiency model. Socio-Economic Planning Science. 72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seps.2020.100891
Guccio C., Martorana M.F., Mazza I., Pignataro G. Rizzo I. (2020). An assessment of the performance of Italian PHAs. Journal of Policy Modeling 42(6), 1270-1286. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpolmod.2019.12.006
Guccio, C., Lisi, D., & Martorana, M. (2019). Efficiency of Italian Early Child Care Provision: A Bootstrapped DEA Assessment. In Advances in Local Public Economics (pp. 233-248). Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-3107-7_13
Martorana, M., Mazza, I., Mignosa, A., & Rizzo, I. (2019). The Economics of Heritage: Some Implications of Devolution. In Advances in Local Public Economics (pp. 249-260). Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-3107-7_14
Martorana, M. F. (2017). Comparing the Efficiency of Hospitals in Italy and Spain: A Non-parametric Approach, Politica economica, Journal of Economic Policy 3/2017, pp. 375-398, https://doi.org/10.1429/88462
Guccio, C., Martorana, M. F., & Mazza, I. (2017). The efficiency change of Italian public universities in the new millennium: a non-parametric analysis. Tertiary Education and Management 23(3), 222-236. https://doi.org/10.1080/13583883.2017.1329451
Guccio C, Lisi D, Martorana M, & Mignosa A. (2017) On the role of cultural participation in tourism destination performance: an assessment using robust conditional efficiency approach. Journal of Cultural Economics, 41, pp. 129–154 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10824-017-9295-z
Martorana, M. F., Mazza, I., & Monaco, L. (2017). Participation in the Arts and Social Inclusion in Disadvantaged Neighbourhoods. In Enhancing Participation in the Arts in the EU (pp. 79-95). Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-09096-2_6
Cellini, R., Martorana, M. F., & Platania, F. (2017). The multi-product nature of the firm in the arts sector: A case study on ‘Centro Zo’. In Enhancing Participation in the Arts in the EU (pp. 221-233). Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-09096-2_15
Guccio, C., Martorana, M. F., & Monaco, L. (2016). Evaluating the impact of the Bologna Process on the efficiency convergence of Italian universities: a non-parametric frontier approach. Journal of Productivity Analysis, 45(3), 275-298. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11123-015-0459-6
Guccio C., Martorana M.F. & Mazza I. (2016) Efficiency assessment and convergence in teaching and research in Italian public universities, Scientometrics, 107(3) pp. 1063-1094, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-016-1903-8.
Guccio C., Martorana M.F., Mazza I. & Rizzo I. (2016) Technology and public access to cultural heritage: the Italian experience on IT for public historical archives, in Borowiecki, K.J., Forbes, N., and Fresa, A. (Eds.) Cultural Heritage in a Changing World, pp.55-75, Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-29544-2_4
Academic Year 2021/2022
- DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS
Master's Degree in Business Management - 1st Year
MARKET, ECONOMICS AND REGULATION