Luca Sandrini

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Luca Sandrini is a Postdoctoral Researcher at QSMS Research Group at Budapest University of Technology and Economics. He completed his Ph.D. in Economics and Management at the University of Padova (IT) under the supervision of Prof. Fabio Manenti in 2020. His research interests are Economics of Innovation, Industrial Organization, and Digital Economics.



Contact details

QA325, Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Magyar tudósok körútja 2, H-1117 Budapest.

Research Projects

iCrowd: innovation, digital workforce and intellectual property rights (2021 -2024)
Funded by the Hungarian Scientific Research Program (OTKA) –  Postdoctoral Excellence Program 2021 under grand [ID 138543].

Research interests

Applied Theory – Industrial Organisation; Economics of Innovation; Patents and Licensing; Digital Economics


Sandrini, L. (2022), Innovation, competition, and incomplete adoption of a superior technology, Economics of Innovation and New Technology. 
DOI: 10.1080/10438599.2021.2024432

Sandrini, L. (2021), Incentives for labor-augmenting innovation in vertical markets: the role of wage rate, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 75.

Working papers

Sandrini, L., and Somogyi, R. (2022), News Media Bargaining Codes, Working Papers 22-06, NET Institute.

Manenti, F.M. and Sandrini, L. (2023), Patents with simultaneous innovations: The non-obviousness requirement and the direction of innovation, QSMS Discussion Papers DP-23-003.

Delbono, F., Reggiani, C. and Sandrini, L. (2023), Strategic data sales with partial segment profiling, JRC Working Papers on Digital Economy 2021-05
(under review)

Sandrini, L. (2023), Price vs Market Share with Royalty Licensing: Incomplete Adoption of a Superior Technology with Heterogeneous Firms, QSMS Discussion Papers DP-23-002
(R&R Review of Industrial Organization).

Navarra, F., Pino, F., and Sandrini, L. (2023), Mandated data sharing in hybrid marketplaces. Available at SSRN.

Work in progress

Sandrini, L. (in progress), It’s all takin’ and no givin’. Protecting secrets with organizational innovations

Gambato, J. and Sandrini, L. (in progress), Not as good as it used to be: Do streaming platforms penalize quality?