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VALERIA GIACOMIN

VALERIA GIACOMIN
Assistant Professor
Dipartimento di Scienze sociali e politiche
 

Insegnamenti a.a. 2020/2021

20148 BUSINESS HISTORY
20726 DYNAMICS OF GLOBAL CAPITALISM
30361 DOING BUSINESS IN EUROPE

Note biografiche

Valeria Giacomin is Assistant Professor at the Department of Social and Political Sciences at Bocconi University. 

Previously she held post-doctoral fellowships at Harvard Business School and Marshall Business School (USC). She received her PhD from Copenhagen Business School with a thesis on the development of the palm oil cluster in Southeast Asia.

Her research focuses on global history of commodity markets in Southeast Asia; clusters in historical perspective; and business history of emerging markets since the 19th century. Recently Valeria started new projects on historical entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial ecosystems.


Curriculum Accademico

  • Assistant Professor, Bocconi University 
  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Greif Center, University of Southern California
  • Newcomen Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Business School
  • PhD in Organization and Management, Copenhagen Business School
  • MA Southeast Asian Studies at SOAS, University of London
  • MSc DDIM International Business Bocconi University / Fudan University
  • BSc Economics & Finance (CLEF) Bocconi University

Awards and Honors


Aree di interesse scientifico

Business and Global History; Historical Entrepreneurship; Economic Geography


Pubblicazioni



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Peer reviewed articles

  • Giacomin,V., Jones, G., and Salvaj E. (2020), Business Leaders and Investment in Education: Evidence from Emerging Markets since the 1960s, Business History, forthcoming. https://doi.org/10.1080/00076791.2019.1675641
  • Giacomin, V., (2018). The transformation of the global palm oil cluster: dynamics of cluster competition between Africa and Southeast Asia (c. 1900-1970), Journal of Global History, 13(3): 374-398. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1740022818000207
  • Giacomin, V., (2018). The emergence of an export cluster: Traders and palm oil in early 20th century Southeast Asia, Enterprise and Society,19(2): 272-308. https://doi.org/10.1017/eso.2017.10

Chapters in edited volumes

  • Giacomin, V., (2019). Clusters as spaces for global integration. In (eds.) da Silva Lopes T., Lubinski C., & Tworek, H., The RoutledgeCompanion to the Makers of Global Business, 264-278, Routledge. 
  • Giacomin, V., (2019). Singapore: Global City ante litteram in early 20th century Southeast Asia. In (eds.) Webster,T., & White, N.J., Singapore - Two Hundred Years of the Lion City,  61-79, Routledge.