Maria Giovanna Devetag

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Aree di ricerca:

Organization, Innovation, Knowledge Management and R&D, Experimental Economics, Corporate Strategy, Behavioral Economics


Marketing Marketing Markets And Strategies


I am Associate Professor in the Department of Law and Management Studies at the University of Perugia, Italy, where I teach courses in Strategic Management, Economics and Management of Business Firms, Marketing, Management of Innovation, Operations Management.
I am also Adjunct Professor at Luiss Guido Carli where I teach a course on Markets and Strategies.
I am in the faculty board of the International Doctoral Programme in Economics and Management of the University of Trento.
I am affiliated to the Center for the Analysis of Financial and Economic Dynamics at the St. Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa, to the Computable and Experimental Economics Laboratory (CEEL) and to the Interdepartmental Center for Research Training in Economics and Management at the University of Trento. My research activity focuses on the use of laboratory experiments to study problems of organizational coordination and organizational design.
I have been Visiting Research Scholar at the Department of Psychology at Princeton University, and Research Fellow at the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America at Columbia University

  • Calluso, Cinzia; Amin Zandi, Mohammad; Devetag, Maria Giovanna (2020). Cognitive Dynamics of Religiosity and Intertemporal Choice Behavior. JOURNAL OF CROSS-CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY, p. 719-739. ISSN 0022-0221.
  • Bortolotti, Stefania; Devetag, MARIA GIOVANNA; Ortmann, Andreas (2016). Group incentives or individual incentives? A real-effort weak-link experiment. JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC PSYCHOLOGY, p. 60-73. ISSN 0167-4870.
  • Devetag, MARIA GIOVANNA; Di Guida, S.; Polonio, L. (2016). An eye-tracking study of feature-based choice in one-shot games. EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS, p. 177-201. ISSN 1386-4157.
  • Devetag, MARIA GIOVANNA; Pancotto, Francesca; Brenner, Thomas (2014). The Minority Game Unpacked: Coordination and Competition in a Team-based Experiment. JOURNAL OF EVOLUTIONARY ECONOMICS, p. 761-797. ISSN 0936-9937.
  • Ceccacci, F.; Devetag, MARIA GIOVANNA (2014). Le medie imprese di fronte alla crisi: il caso Meccanotecnica Umbra S.p.A.. PICCOLA IMPRESA, p. 65-87. ISSN 2421-5724.
  • Devetag, MARIA GIOVANNA; Hosni, Hykel; Sillari, Giacomo (2013). You better play 7: mutual versus common knowledge of advice in a weak-link experiment. SYNTHESE, p. 1351-1381. ISSN 0039-7857.
  • Di Guida, Sibilla; Devetag, MARIA GIOVANNA (2013). Feature-based Choice and Similarity in Normal-form Games: An Experimental Study. GAMES, p. 776-794. ISSN 2073-4336.
  • Devetag, MARIA GIOVANNA; S., Di Guida; N., Montinari (2013). Theory of mind in the social sciences: an experiment on strategic thinking in children. METHODE, p. 67-92. ISSN 2281-0498.
  • Devetag, MARIA GIOVANNA (2012). Cognizione, in Treccani, la cultura italiana edited by Dizionario di economia e finanza. Treccani, la cultura italiana. p. 1-1. ISBN:
  • G., Bottazzi; Devetag, MARIA GIOVANNA; F., Pancotto (2011). Does volatility matter? Expectations of price return and variability in an asset pricing experiment. JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC BEHAVIOR & ORGANIZATION, p. 124-146. ISSN 0167-2681.
  • Devetag, MARIA GIOVANNA; A., Ortmann (2010). Classic coordination failures revisited: the effects of deviation costs and loss avoidance. ECONOMICS BULLETIN, p. 1633-1641. ISSN 1545-2921.