Dr Sara Gorgoni MA, PhD, HEA Fellow
MA, PhD, HEA Fellow
Senior Lecturer in Economic Sociology, Programme Leader, BA Hons Business Economics
Department of International Business and Economics
Dr Sara Gorgoni has been a lecturer at the Department of International Business & Economics at the University of Greenwich Business School since September 2010 where she teaches Managerial Economics and Business Economics. Before joining the university, Dr Gorgoni lectured in microeconomics, innovation economics and development economics in various graduate and undergraduate courses at various universities.
Between 2005 and 2008, Dr Gorgoni worked as a consultant and conducted research for the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Rome, the World Bank and the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile.
Dr Gorgoni earned a PhD in Development Economics from the University of Roma TRE, Italy in 2009 and an MA in Political Economy at the University of Essex in 2005.
- Course Leader, Intermediate Economics for Business and Managerial Economics
- PhD supervisor
- Programme Leader, BA Business Economics (from February 2014).
Dr Gorgoni is currently working on the international fragmentation of production by applying network analysis to trade and FDI data. She has already published research in this area, where her specialist capabilities in network analysis are making valuable methodological contributions (see Amighini and Gorgoni, forthcoming in World Economy), which are likely to be influential on international policy developments.
Dr Gorgoni has also conducted research on foreign direct investment from emerging countries, innovation networks, clusters of SMEs and global value chains.
Giuliani, Elisa, Gorgoni, Sara, Günther, Christina and Rabellotti, Roberta (2014) Emerging versus advanced country MNEs investing in Europe: a typology of subsidiary global–local connections. International Business Review. Elsevier Ltd.. pp. 680-691. ISSN 0969-5931 ISSN 0969-5931
Amighini, Alessia and Gorgoni, Sara (2014) The international reorganisation of auto production. The World Economy. John Wiley & Sons Ltd.. pp. 923-952. ISSN 0378-5920 ISSN 0378-5920
Gorgoni, Sara and Pietrobelli, Carlo (2010) Networks, knowledge flows and innovation in the Chilean meat sector. International Journal of Business Environment. Inderscience. pp. 159-178. ISSN 1740-0597 ISSN 1740-0597
Smith, Matthew, Gorgoni, Sara and Cronin, Bruce (2016) The fragmentation of production and the competitiveness of nations in the automotive sector – A network approach.
Gorgoni, Sara and Amighini, Alessia (2012) China and the international fragmentation of automotive: a network analysis.
Amighini, Alessia and Gorgoni, Sara (2012) The changing geography of world auto production: exploring the linkages between the trade and the FDI.
Gorgoni, Sara and Pietrobelli, Carlo (2009) The contribution of horizontal and vertical linkages to firm’s upgrading: evidence from the agri-business.
Pietrobelli, Carlo, Rabellotti, Roberta and Gorgoni, Sara (2009) Appropriate technology, clusters and poverty reduction.