Rome Business School Research Center collects publications and studies from national and international specialists coming from different Businesses: Current Affairs, Politics, Development and Technology with the aim of spreading information and promoting a global learning community, which creates opportunities for economic and personal growth.

Research center’s Director: Valerio Mancini

Analyst and Political Scientist expert in International Relations

Professor & researcher, expert in international relations and security, geopolitics and export management.
Director of the Rome Business School Research Center; Head of the Trans-national Crime Department at MISAP – Multidisciplinary Institute for Security Management and Antisociality Prevention; Consultant for the International Academy for Security and Defense (MASTERY) and export manager for different Italian companies.

He worked with international organizations worldwide (UNODC – Colombia/Austria, UNICRI – Italy, MAOC-N -Portugal and the OECD – France); He also worked for a diplomatic representation (Italian permanent representation to the OECD in Paris).

In 2019 he was involved as a senior consultant in Colombia for the national project “Voz por la justicia”, related to the preliminary works of the Colombian Justice reform.

Professor at Rome Business School and at the University “Istituto Armando Curcio” – Rome; visiting lecturer in Italy, Argentina (Universidad Católica de Argentina), Colombia (Universidad Católica de Colombia, “Dante Alighieri” Society), Brazil (Baiana Business School), Syria and Belarus (MHR Group International).

Author of books, articles and reports and co-author of international studies and academic publications, he was a foreign news reporter for the Colombian newspaper “El Espectador” and, since 2010, is a correspondent in Italy for the Colombian radio program “UN Analísis”.

Previous Accademic studies

LLM in International cooperation against transnational organized crime – University of Teramo
MA in International relations and EU integration – Catholic University of Milan
MA in Economic security, intelligence and geopolitics – Società Italiana per l’Organizzazione Internazionale (SIOI)
BA Political science and international relations – Catholic University of Milan

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Smart working and gender gap, Le due grandi sfide del futuro del lavoro.

Marzo 2020

Il mondo sta cambiando alla velocità della luce. La digitalizzazione, la globalizzazione e i cambiamenti demografici stanno avendo un profondo impatto sulla nostra vita, sulle nostre culture, sulle nostre società

Pharmaceutical expenditure trend. International, National and Regional Trends.

April 2020

The global use of medicines is one of the main factors, capable of influencing the trend of public health. The practical ability to measure such use in a timely and generalised way, provides a unique window on the progress and functionality of health systems around the world.

Pharmaceutical expenditure trend. How food changes in Italy and in the world, the main trends of a key sector for the national economy. National and Regional Trends.

June 2020

Global trends and turnover of the made in Italy products, the new habits of the functional nutrition, the changes in the food sector during the COVID19 and the future challenges, starting from the fight against obesity, the containment of which could prevent 688 thousand non-communicable diseases by 2050 that will save 278 million euros per year in healthcare expenditure and increase the employment and productivity of a share equal to 18 thousand full-time workers.

The demographic trends in Italy and worldwide

July 2020

Stop the loss of talents, attract talents from abroad, economic and social costs, trends and proposals in the Rome Business School’s research. Italy, the oldest country in Europe, will lose about 7 million inhabitants. A real flight of talents which costs the government 30 billion euros each year, 165 thousand euros per family. Internationalizing the higher education system, focusing on the English teaching and on the e-learning are some of the solutions reported by the Rome Business School Report to stem the phenomenon, focusing competencies and knowledge.


August 2020

Why is so important to have a big football event? What are the most profitable leagues? What is the role of football in the geopolitical chessboard? Why football hasn’t completely stopped completely even facing the global pandemic crisis? What will be the COVID19 effects on football during the next year? Research by Valerio Mancini (Rome Business School – Research Center Director) and Alessio Postiglione, coordinator of the master in Political Marketing and Communication.

The Italy of wine. Restart form the export and form the higher – professional education.

September 2020

The Italian wine activity during Covid-19. The new consumption map and the most penalized countries, the raising stars and the consumers of the future. China placed itself at the second place in the world and the overtaking of Canada over Italy. The new employment opportunities with the growth of jobs among the under 25 and the evolution of new business models towards transition 3.0.

Employability and professional future

The importance of higher education

October 2020

How the labor market is changing and how the concept of “employability” evolves among covid, the rising of unemployment and new technologies. The map of the new future professions, the most requested skills, the new professional dynamics and the educational paths on which to focus in order to find the right position in the next job market asset.

Rome Business School – Research Center analyzed #GorvernmentDebt and post Covid-19 perspectives. 

January 2021

What do we mean by government debt? What can we expect from the future? Valerio Mancini, RBS – Research Center Director breaks down the statisrics and explore the insights of debt distribution and the recovery fund.

Environmental sustainability and sustainable development. What challenges for the urban ecosystem of the future?

February 2021

The study realized in collaboration with Legambiente: “Environmental sustainability and sustainable development. What challenges for the urban ecosystem of the future? “ (edited by Valerio Mancini, Director of the Rome Business School Research Center, and by Mattia Lolli, member of the National Secretariat of Legambiente) presents the results of a survey conducted on 104 municipalities in the capital of Italy, highlighting significant critical issues and numerous environmental performances , between winning and not.

Counterfeiting in the current economic context. The main tools of Made in Italy

March 2021

Rome Business School – Research Center’s Report “Counterfeiting in the current economic context. The main tools for the protection of the “Made in Italy”, redacted by Valerio Mancini, Director of the Rome Business School Research Center, and by Fabio Guglietta, CEO of BiT256, analyzes the characteristics of the phenomenon and its most affected sectors, highlighting an exponential growth in the market growth for drugs and illicit medical supplies following the Covid-19 pandemic.

E-commerce and Industry 4.0

March 2021

The Report analyzes the latest evolution of E-commerce and Digital Economy in Italy, on the foreground of events like Covid19, Brexit and the development of AI.

Work-life Balance and Gender GAP – Una vera sfida per il futuro del lavoro.E-commerce and Industry 4.0

April 2021

An analysis of trends and challenges of the job market environment, especially after the pandemic (WORK-LIFE BALANCE and GENDER GAP) and on the exponential growth of agile working methodologies, also in the public sector. An analysis of the Italian placement among the quality of the working life and gender differences that are still very strong in the working environment.

Food and Beverage Made in Italy. The new trends in the post Covid

June 2021

How have the eating habits of Italians after the Covid-19 emergency changed? 63% of Italians now prefer a healthy diet and 82% prefer Made in Italy products. This is what emerges from the new report, a detailed analysis per region on the new trends in food and beverage in Italy towards healthier foods with controlled origin.

Tourism in Italy in the post-Covid era

July 2021

With 15 million Italians on vacation in July, the study reports a growth of 9% tourists compared to 2020. At the European level, Italy ranks fourth for presences, with a share of 13.4% of the total of EU countries. But which are the trends? What are tourists looking for in Italy? According the report: smart cities and experiential tourism are the new keys to attract visitors. Which are the best cities in Italy, better in responding to these two new needs?

The Olympic Games business: opportunity or failure?

August 2021

The research collects data on the economic consequences of Covid-19 on the ongoing Olympics in Tokyo. The study then carries out a forecast analysis on the Milan-Cortina 2026 Winter Olympic Games which will be held from 6 to 22 February. Is it still worth hosting the Games?

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