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Gino Cattani

Gino Cattani

Joined Stern 2004

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Tisch Hall
40 West Fourth Street, 714
New York, NY 10012

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Gino Cattani joined New York University Stern School as an Assistant Professor of Management and Organization in September 2004. Professor Cattani's research is primarily focused on technological innovation and competition, interfirm mobility, creativity, and social networks.

Professor Cattani completed his undergraduate studies at the Faculty of Economics in Pisa where he received a BA in Accountancy & Business in 1991. After qualifying as an accountant in 1992, and spending the 1995-1996 academic year as a Visiting Fellow Student at the MIT-Sloan School of Management in Boston, he received a Dottorato di Ricerca in Business Administration from the Faculty of Economics in Pisa in 1997.

Professor Cattani received an M.A. in Management Science and Applied Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 2001 and a Ph.D. in Management from Wharton in August 2004.

Research Interests

  • Technological Innovation and Competition
  • Inter-firm Mobility
  • Creativity
  • Social Networks

Courses Taught

  • Strategy
  • Strategy II

Academic Background

Ph.D., Strategy and Organization Theory, 2004
University of Pennsylvania

M.A., Management Science & Applied Economics, 2001
University of Pennsylvania

Doctoral Degree, Business Administration, 1997
University of Pisa, Italy - Faculty of Economics

C.P.A., 1992

B.A., Accountancy and Business, 1991
University of Pisa, Italy - Faculty of Economics

Awards & Appointments

Richard R. Nelson Award Prize Best article either in Research Policy or Industrial and Corporate Change 2012
R. J. Litschert Best Doctoral Student Paper Award 2004

Selected Publications

Insiders, Outsiders and the Struggle for Consecration in Cultural Fields: A Core-Periphery Perspective
American Sociological Review 79(2) 258-281

Value Creation and Knowledge Loss: The Case of Cremonese Stringed Instruments
Organization Science May/June 2013 vol. 24 no. 3 813-830

Project-based Organizing and Strategic Managment: A Long-term Reseach Agenda on Temporary Organizational Forms
Advances in Strategic Management

The Relational Antecedents of Project-Entrepreneurship: Network Centrality, Team Composition and Project Performance
Resarch Policy, 38(10):1545-1558.

A Core/Periphery Perspective on Individual Creative Performance: Social Networks and Cinematic Achievements in the Hollywood Film Industry
Organization Science, 19(6):824:844.

The Structure of Consensus: Network Ties, Legitimation and Exit Rates of U.S. Feature Film Producer Organizations
Administrative Science Quarterly, 53(1):145-182

The Value of Moderate Obsession: Insights from a New Model of Organizational Search
Organization Science, 18(3):pp.403-419.

Competitive Implications of Inter-firm Mobility
Organization Science, 7(6):691-709.

Technological Pre-Adapatation, Speciation, and Emergence of New Technologies: How Corning Invented and Developed Fiber Optics
Industrial and Corporate Change

Pre-adaptation, Firm Heterogeneity and Technological Performance: A Study on the Evolution of Fiber Optics, 1970-1995.
Organization Science, 16(6):563:580.