Barbara Martini is Professor in Political Economy at Temple University Rome since 2018. At the University of Rome Tor Vergata she teaches Statistical Models for Economics and Applied Economics. Previously, she taught for 16 years Applied Economics for Biotechnology (undergraduate and post-graduate).

Her main research fields are regional economics, spatial econometrics and social-ecological resilience.

She is the author of several publications in international referred journals and is involved in several European projects.



Ph. D. University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy.

Post graduate Erasmus program in Econometrics and Dynamic Optimization, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

B.A. in Economics and Commerce, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy.


Courses Taught

ECON 3563: International Trade

ECON 1101: Macroeconomic Principles



Martini B., (2020), Resilience and Economic Structure. Are they related?, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics (2020) Vol.54, pp.62-91, doi:

Giannini M, Martini B., (2020) Regional Wage and Productivity in Italy: A spatio-temporal analysis. Spatial Economic Analysis.

Martini B., (2020) La resilienza delle regioni italiane. Una analisi con panel spazio-temporali Scienze Regionali. Vol. 20 (1) pp.35-54. Doi: 10.14650/95927

Martini B. (2020) Una stima della perdita di valore aggiunto provinciale dovuta al Covid-19: un’analisi spazio-temporale. Eyesreg, Vol. 10 n.3.  ISSN 2239-3110

Martini B. (2020) Resilience, resistance and recoverability, regional economic structure and human capital in Italy. Are they related? Applied Econometrics and International Development. AEID Vol 20 (1) pg.47-62. ISSN 1578-4487

Martini B., Platania M., (2019) Analysing resilience in Local Labour Market Areas: A spatial analysis. The case of Italy. Applied Economics Quarterly Vol 65 (3), pp.187-206.

Martini B. Platania M., (2019) Spatio-temporal analysis of the resilience in Italy during the great recession Romanian Journal of Regional Science Vol. 13 (1) pg.1-14. ISSN 18423-8520.


European Projects

C4C Connect 4 Children: Collaborative Network for European Clinical Trials for Children)


OLTRE: Oltre l’orizzonte – Contro-narrazioni dai margini al centro

Commissione Europea sul Fondo per la Sicurezza Interna

INDRIX: Inclusive Disaster Resilience Index


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