M. Lorenzo Cassi

Maître de conférences

Sciences économiques


Peer-reviewed Journals

  • 2020, Stefano Brusoni, Lorenzo Cassi, Simge Tuna, Knowledge Integration between Technical Change and Strategy Making, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, forthcoming
  • 2019, Nicolas Carayol, Laurent Berge, Lorenzo Cassi, Pascale Roux, Unintended closure in social networks. The strategic formation of research collaborations among French inventors, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 163(C), pp. 218-238
  • 2018, Lorenzo Cassi, Emilie-Pauline Gallié, Agénor Lahatte, Valérie Merindol, Scientific network centrality of European regions: the role of territorial resources, Region et Developpement, 47, pp 5-26
  • 2017, Lorenzo Cassi, Raphaël Champeimont, Wilfredo Mescheba, Élisabeth de Turckheim,  Analysing Institutions Interdisciplinarity by Extensive Use of Rao-Stirling Diversity Index, PLoS ONE, 12(1): e0170296. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0170296
  • 2017, Lorenzo Cassi, Agénor Lahatte, Ismael Rafols, Pierre Sautier, Élisabeth de Turckheim,  Improving fitness: Mapping research priorities against societal needs on obesity, Journal of Informetrics, 11(4), pp. 1095-1113
  • 2015, Lorenzo Cassi, Anne Plunket, Research Collaboration in Co-inventor Networks: Combining Closure, Bridging and Proximities, Regional Studies, 49(6) pp. 936-954
  • 2015, Lorenzo Cassi, Andrea Morrison and Roberta Rabellotti, Proximity and Scientific Collaboration: Evidence from the Global Wine Industry, Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie, 106 (2), pp 205–219
  • 2014, Lorenzo Cassi, Wilfredo Mescheba, Elisabeth De Turckheim, How to evaluate the degree of interdisciplinarity of an institution? Scientometrics, 101 (3), pp. 1871-1895
  • 2014, Lorenzo Cassi, Anne Plunket. Proximity, network formation and inventive performance: in search of the proximity paradox, Annals of Regional Science, 53 (2), pp.395-422
  • 2012, Lorenzo Cassi, Andrea Morrison, Anne Ter Wal, The Evolution of Trade and Scientific Collaboration Networks in the Global Wine Sector: A Longitudinal Study Using Network Analysis, Economic Geography, 8 (3), pp.311-334
  • 2009, Stefano Breschi, Lorenzo Cassi, Franco Malerba, Nicholas S. Vonortas, Networked research: European policy intervention in ICTs Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, 21 (7), pp.833-857
  • 2008, Lorenzo Cassi, Nicoletta Corrocher, Franco Malerba, Nicholas Vonortas, Research Networks as Infrastructure for Knowledge Diffusion in European Regions, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 17 (7-8), pp.663-676
  • 2008, Lorenzo Cassi, Nicoletta Corrocher, Franco Malerba, Nicholas Vonortas, The impact of EU-funded research networks on knowledge diffusion at the regional level, Research Evaluation, 17 (4), pp.283-293
  • 2008, Lorenzo Cassi, Lorenzo Zirulia, The opportunity cost of social relations: on the effectiviness of small worlds, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 18 (1), pp.77-101
  • 2007, Lorenzo Cassi, The economic interpretation of knowledge and Polanyi’s personal knowledge, European Journal of Economic and Social Systems, 20 (1), pp.65-80

Book Chapters

  • 2013, Lorenzo Cassi, Lorenzo Zirulia, Friends and rivals: modelling the social relations of inventors, in Piergiuseppe Morone, Knowledge, Innovation and Internationalisation. Essays in Honour of Cesare Imbriani, Routledge
  • 2011, Lorenzo Cassi, Andrea Morrison,Roberta Rabellotti, The Changing Geography of Science in Wine: Evidence from Emerging Countries, Giuliani, Morrison and Roerta Rabellotti, Innovation And Technological Catch-Up. The Changing Geography of Wine Production, Edward Elgar Publishing, Chapter 3


  • 2009, Lorenzo Cassi, Stefano Breschi,Franco Malerba, Knowledge Search and Strategic Alliance: Evidence from the Electronics Industry, F. Malerba & N. S. Vonortas. Innovation Networks in Industries, Edward Elgar Publishing, Chapter 5


  • 2009, Lorenzo Cassi, Stefano Breschi, Franco Malerba,Nicholas S. Vonortas, European Policy Favouring Networks in ICT, F. Malerba & N. S. Vonortas. Innovation Networks in Industries, Edward Elgar Publishing, Chapter 9


  • 2009, Lorenzo Cassi, Nicoletta Corrocher, Franco Malerba, Nicholas S. Vonortas, Evaluating the Links between Research and Deployment Networks of Innovation in Information Society in Europe, F. Malerba & N. S. Vonortas. Innovation Networks in Industries, Edward Elgar Publishing, Chapter 10


  • 2006, Lorenzo Cassi, Stefano Breschi, Franco Malerba, The exploration of knowledge networks through patent citations, B. Anderseen, Intellectual property Rights. Innovation, Governance and the Institutional Environment, Edward Elgar, pp.278-310