Giulia Romano

Associate Professor


Giulia Romano is an Associate Professor at the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Pisa. She received her PhD in Business Economics at the University of Pisa (2007).

Research interests

Giulia’s research interests involve mainly corporate governance and performance measurement of water and waste utilities, regulation, policy and performance indicators of the water and waste industries, the assessment of the impact of different ownership and management models in public service provision, including the cooperative model. Her work in recent years is focused on the circular economy framework and the transition towards sustainability.

Giulia’s contributions are published in journals, such as, among others, Utilities Policy, Journal of Cleaner Production, Journal of Environmental Management, Water Resources Management, Water Policy, International Journal of Public Sector Management, European Journal of Operational Research.


Her research contributes to understand societal transitions towards a sustainable society.


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