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Research at St Andrews

Luca Savorelli


Luca Savorelli
Postal address:
School of Economics & Finance
The Scores
St Andrews
United Kingdom


Direct phone: +44 (0)1334 462449

Research overview

Luca Savorelli is a health economist and his research focuses on the economics of eating behaviour, fat taxes and social pressure to be thin. He is also interested in field experiments, which he has run in recent years working with firms in the healthcare, woodworking, and baked goods sectors. He has published also in the field of innovation economics, studying international collaborations in inventive activities.

PhD research projects available

1. The influence of cultural traits and cultural distance on the internationalisation of inventive activities. 2. Theoretical models to underpin gravity models which are used in the empirical analysis of the economics of patents. 3. The development of democratic values at school and in children. 4. Laboratory experiments related to non-monetary incentives in the workplace. 5. Culture and economic incentives.

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