Michele Mancini

Welcome to my webpage!
I am Michele Mancini, Senior Economist at the ECB (currently on leave from the Bank of Italy).

Michele Mancini economist

My research interests are: international trade, global value chains analysis, productivity estimation. 

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Contact me: michele.mancini (at) ecb.europa.eu

new research

  • Global Value Chains and COVID: evidence on Italian firms, with G. Giovannetti, E. Marvasi, G. Vannelli, Rivista di Politica Economica, 2020/2. [paper] [slides]

    My other Covid-19 policy notes: Fighting Covid-19: measuring the restrictiveness of government policies (link); Update on the evolution of the Covid-19 pandemic (link, only in Italian).
  • Trade and Economic Activity: Non-Linear Modelling and Forecasting, with A. Borin and A. Gazzani (draft available soon)
  • Check icio website here! icio is an user-friendly Stata tool to compute measures of GVC participation and trade in value-added.
    New version with ADB MRIO up to 2019 available!
    A full database (country/sector/time) of trade in value-added and GVC participation measures can be found here. Please check the read me file in the zip folder.
  • Check the World Bank World Development Report 2020 on Global Value Chains here.
    GVC participation measures used in the Report follow the methodology from our works (Borin and Mancini, 2015, 2019).
    – GVC indicators in the report can be computed in Stata with icio. See this help guide to replicate WDR2020 GVC measures.


  • icio –   Economic Analysis with Inter-Country Input-Output tables.
    Stata Journal, 2021, forthcoming.
    with F. Belotti and A. Borin.
    – WP version: Policy Research Working Paper 9156. Washington, D.C.: World Bank [link] [slides]
  • EU transfers and euroscepticism: can’t buy me love?
    Economic Policy, 2020. [link]
    with A. Borin and E. Macchi.

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Michele Mancini economist global value chains international trade icio