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Dr. Gianluca Trotta researcher

Personal Information

Surname(s) / First name(s) Trotta, Gianluca
Organisation SERI Germany e.V.
Adress(es) Rome, Italy
Mobile(s) +39 3333239055
E-mail(s) mailto:Gianluca.Trotta@seri.de
Nationality(-ies) Italian
Date of birth 14.05.1984
Gender male


Gianluca Trotta is currently working as Assistant Professor at the University of Vaasa (Faculty of Economics) in Finland and is an energy researcher consultant at the Sustainable Europe Research Institute (SERI) Germany e.V. His main task is to work on a national project funded by the Academy of Finland to analyze the energy and financial literacy of the Finnish households. In addition, he is actively involved in the elaboration of proposals for the EU Horizon 2020 projects about energy system transformation and energy-responsible behaviors. Furthermore, he is responsible of the "Energy Economics and Sustainable Growth" course for master students.

He holds a PhD in “Economics, Law and Institutions” from the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” (Rome, Italy). His main research interests are: Energy Efficiency, Energy Behavior, Energy Policy.

Given his educational background in Economics, Law and Political Science - Bachelor’s Degree, two Masters and PhD - with a special focus on energy and environmental issues, he is particularly able to analyze the energy topic by combining both the economic and policy approach and perspective.

During his doctoral studies, he lived one year in Sweden working in the Centre for Environmental and Resource Economics (CERE) and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Umeå, Sweden).

He is qualified for data management and its analysis by using different econometric approaches and some software - such as Stata, Limdep, R-programming, SPSS – and also to make attractive and communicable presentations by using the software “Prezi”. He speaks Italian, English, Spanish, and he has some basic knowledge of Swedish and French.