Gio Mion

Professor of Economics

ESSEC Business School and University of Nottingham

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Areas of interest

  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Industrial Organisation


Giordano Mion is currently Professor of Economics at the ESSEC Business School, France. Before joining the ESSEC Business School in 2022, Giordano Mion was a Professor at the University of Sussex (2015-2022) and at the University of Surrey (2013-2015), Lecturer at the London School of Economics (2009-2013), as well as post-doctoral fellow at the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium (2005-2008) from which he received a PhD in Economics in 2004. Past research awards include the Highly Cited Authors Award from the Journal of Urban Economics and the Mundell Prize from the Canadian Journal of Economics. He is currently a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Economic Geography as well as of Regional Science and Urban Economics.

Giordano Mion is currently a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) and The Productivity Institute (TPI). His research and teaching focus on international trade, urban economics and applied econometrics. He has been publishing in international peer-reviewed journals including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of International Economics, the Journal of Urban Economics, the Economic Journal, the International Economic Review and the Review of Economics and Statistics. He has also conducted a number of studies and consultancies for the UK Trade and Investment agency, the UK Department for Transport, the UK Business and Investment agency and the European Central Bank.

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