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Carlo Corradini

Professor of Regional Economics

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  • Regional Economics, 
  • Regional Innovation Policy, 
  • Spatial Industrial Dynamics, 
  • Spatial Econometrics, 
  • Big Data Methods


HBS 126, Whiteknights Campus

Carlo Corradini is Professor of Regional Economics at Henley Business School (University of Reading). Before joining Henley Business School, Carlo worked as Associate Professor in Regional Economics at Birmingham Business School. He holds a PhD from Nottingham University Business School and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Carlo is actively engaged in the scholarly debate on topics ranging from regional economics, technological change and industry dynamics, as well as regional industrial and innovation policy, with publications in top-ranked journals including Journal of Economic Geography, Regional Studies, Research Policy, Environment and Planning A, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Small Business Economics and Industrial and Corporate Change.

He also serves as Associate Editor for the journal Regional Studies.


  • PhD, Nottingham University Business School, Industrial Economics Group, UK
  • MSc in Evaluation of public policy and regional development, University of Modena, Italy
  • BSc in Economics and Social Sciences, University of Modena, Italy

PhD Supervision Interests

  • Regional innovation
  • Regional and urban entrepreneurship
  • Regional and urban economic development
  • Spatial dynamics of technological change
  • Clusters and innovation
  • Regional and urban development policy

Real Estate and Urban Economics

The module aims to provide students with insights into the application of economic principles and formal economic models to understand urban socio-economic dynamics and how housing and real estate markets...

Module code: REMF68

Real Estate Economics and Investment

The module aims to provide an insight into the application of economic and financial principles and models to property and land use, building on relevant material from Part 1, and...

Module code: RE2REEI

Real Estate Economics

This module covers the economic principles underlying urban economics, planning economics, commercial market and residential market. The module aims to build a solid foundation in the economics of property market...

Module code: REMB27

2022 – ESRC IAA, Towards the implementation of a regional skills policy framework. With the University of Nottingham and the University of Sheffield.

2020-2021 – RSA Small Grants, The Role of Industrial Density in the Health and Economic consequences of the COVID-19 Crisis.

2020-2021 – Leverhulme Research Fellowship, Exploring the geography of the intangible dimension of innovation.

2017-2019 - Regional Studies Association Policy Expo, Smart Specialisation and Industry 4.0: Upgrading Regional Capabilities for a Balanced Industrial Development and Growth through Networks.

2017-2018 – British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants, Capturing 'Buzz' for innovation and entrepreneurship: an exploration of regional social structures as reflected by social media.