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Agnese Rapposelli | Energy and Sustainability | Best Researcher Award

Prof Agnese Rapposelli, University “G. D’Annunzio” of Chieti-Pescara, Italy

Dr. Agnese Rapposelli is a Senior Assistant Professor of Economic Statistics at “G. d’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy, since November 2021. She holds a Ph.D. in Statistics from the same university and achieved National Scientific Qualification as Associate Professor in 2017. Her research focuses on dynamic methodologies for evaluating complex systems, statistical models for spatial analysis, and the impact of environmental pollution on health ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“Š. Dr. Rapposelli has also been a visiting scholar at Warwick Business School and holds professional qualifications as a chartered accountant and accounting auditor.

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๐ŸŽ“ Achieving academic excellence, I earned a Ph.D. in Statistics from “G. dโ€™Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy, with a thesis on efficiency evaluation and Data Envelopment Analysis under Prof. Mauro Coliโ€™s guidance in April 2006. I previously completed a Laurea in Economics, summa cum laude, at the same university in July 2002, finishing in 3.5 years instead of 4. My high school journey culminated in a Scientific Lyceum diploma with a focus on lab courses and languages (French/English), scoring 54/60 in July 1998. Professionally, I am a certified Chartered Accountant since November 2012 and an Accounting Auditor since January 2014. ๐Ÿ“Š๐Ÿ“šโœˆ๏ธ


Dr. Agnese Rapposelli has been a dedicated lecturer at “G. D’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy. Since 2013, they have taught courses in Statistics, Econometrics, and Quantitative Methods, all held in English. ๐Ÿ“Š From 2019-2024, Dr. [Name] taught Statistics and Basic Econometrics for the PhD in Accounting, Management, and Business Economics program. ๐Ÿ“ˆ In 2014-2015, they lectured on Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Management and Business Administration. ๐Ÿ“š Additionally, in 2013-2014, they focused on Econometric Methods in Finance and Business Administration. ๐Ÿ“‰ Their commitment to education and expertise in these fields have made them a valuable asset to the university. ๐ŸŽ“

Research project

From 2024-2025, I serve as Principal Investigator for the University of Chieti-Pescara’s PRIN 2022 PNRR project on the circular economy through the lens of mathematics for signal processing ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ”„. In 2022, I investigated statistical models for spatial analysis ๐Ÿ“Š๐ŸŒ, and in 2021, I focused on spatial-temporal models to examine environmental pollution’s impact on human health ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿงฌ. From 2020 to 2019, my research analyzed corporate governance and financial performance ๐Ÿ“ˆ๐Ÿข. Earlier, from 2007-2013, I participated in evaluating complex systems ๐Ÿงฉ. In 2007-2008, I evaluated airline efficiency โœˆ๏ธ, and in 2002-2003, I worked on strategic planning and performance measurement for Air One SpA ๐Ÿ“‰๐Ÿ“Š.


From 2024-2025, I served as the Principal Investigator for the PRIN 2022 PNRR research project โ€œCircular Economy from the Mathematics for Signal Processing Perspectiveโ€ at the University of Chieti-Pescara. I received the Best ItAIS Conference Paper award for my study on carbon emissions and economic growth, presented in 2022. My work on waste sector efficiency earned special mentions at international workshops in 2021 and 2022. I also won the Best Track Award in 2021. In 2020 and 2019, I was ranked first in my department for MIUR research funds based on scientific production. ๐Ÿ“Š๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ†

Research focus

A Rapposelli’s research focuses primarily on environmental efficiency and waste management, as well as the inclusion of disabled individuals in the labor market. His work involves evaluating the joint environmental and cost performance of municipal waste systems, the impact of green technology and environmental policies on ecological footprints, and the efficiency of urban waste services. Additionally, Rapposelli has conducted significant research on the employment of disabled people in Italy, analyzing the effectiveness of laws and policies aimed at their inclusion. His studies employ methods such as data envelopment analysis to assess efficiency and policy implications. ๐ŸŒโ™ป๏ธ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿฆฝ๐Ÿ“Š

Publication top notes

Evaluating joint environmental and cost performance in municipal waste management systems through data envelopment analysis: Scale effects and policy implications

Improving waste production and recycling through zero-waste strategy and privatization: An empirical investigation

The impact of green technology innovation, environmental taxes, and renewable energy consumption on ecological footprint in Italy: Fresh evidence from novel dynamic ARDLย โ€ฆ

Monitoring environmental efficiency: an application to Italian provinces

Inclusion of disabled people in the Italian labour market: an efficiency analysis of law 68/1999 at regional level

Efficiency evaluation in an airline company: some empirical results

Employment of disabled people in the private sector. An analysis at the level of Italian Provinces according to article 13 of law 68/1999

The factors affecting Italian provincesโ€™ separate waste-collection rates: An empirical investigation

Assessing efficiency of urban waste services and the role of tariff in a circular economy perspective: An empirical application for Italian municipalities

Regional performance trends in providing employment for persons with disabilities: Evidence from Italy

Agnese Rapposelli | Energy and Sustainability | Best Researcher Award

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