Michele Mancini

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I am Michele Mancini, Senior Economist at the Bank of Italy.

Michele Mancini economist

My research interests are international trade and global value chains. 

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Contact me: michele.mancini (at) bancaditalia.it

NEW research

  • Navigating Fragmentation Risks: China Exposure and Supply Chains Reorganization among Italian Firms, 2023, with M. Bottone, T. Padellini [Policy note]
  • The EU’s Open Strategic Autonomy from a central banking perspective, 2023, IRC Workstream on Open Strategic Autonomy, ECB Occasional Paper Series, No. 311. [link]
  • The impact of EU sanctions on Russian imports, 2023, with A. Borin, G. Cappadona, F. P. Conteduca, B. Hilgenstock, O. Itskhoki, M. Mironov, E. Ribakova [VoxEU column]
  • The real-time impact of the war on Russian imports: a synthetic control method approach, 2022, with A. Borin, F. P. Conteduca, ZBW Working Paper [link] [VoxEU column], Resubmitted.
  • Measuring Exposure to Risk in Global Value Chains, with A. Borin and D. Taglioni, 2022, World Bank Policy Research WP, 9785. [VoxEU column] [link] [slides], Revise&Resubmit.
  • Trade and Economic Activity: Non-Linear Modelling and Forecasting, with A. Borin and A. Gazzani, 2021, [link], Resubmitted.

DATA and tools

  • Global Value Chains (GVC) and Value-Added trade analysis in Stata: icio is a user-friendly Stata tool to compute measures of GVC participation and trade in value-added. Check it here. Based on Belotti, Borin, Mancini, 2021, Stata Journal, 21(3). [link] [slides]).
  • World Bank WITS Global Value Chains Database, based on Borin, Mancini, Taglioni, 2022, WB WP [link]. Data available here
  • Positioning in Global Value Chains: World Map and Indicators. A new dataset available for GVC analyses, with P. Montalbano, S. Nenci, D. Vurchio, 2022, DiSSE Working Paper, [link] Revise&Resubmit


  1. Sub-Saharan Africa’s Participation in Global Value Chains: 1995-2021.
    The World Economy, 2023, forthcoming. with A. Mattoo, D. Taglioni, D. Winkler.
  2. Trade Decoupling from Russia.
    International Economics, 2023, vol. 175. with A. Borin, F. P. Conteduca, E. Di Stefano, V. Gunnella, L. Panon [WP]
  3. Measuring what matters in value-added trade.
    Economic Systems Research, 2023. with A. Borin [WP]
  4. Reshoring and plant closures in Covid-19 times: Evidence from Italian MNEs.
    International Economics, 2022, vol. 172. with E. Di Stefano, G. Giovannetti, E. Marvasi and G. Vannelli.
  5. icio –   Economic Analysis with Inter-Country Input-Output tables.
    Stata Journal, 2021, 21(3). with F. Belotti and A. Borin. [slides]
  6. EU transfers and Euroscepticism: can’t buy me love?
    Economic Policy, 2021, vol. 36, with A. Borin and E. Macchi.
  7. FDI and firm performance: an empirical analysis on Italian firms
    Review of World Economics, 2016, 152(4), with A. Borin.

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