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Head of the research group

In his research he focuses on sustainable food systems, food business and management. His research topics vary from studying industry diversity, competition and firm relatedeness to studying wine supply chain contracting as well as business perfomance and social capital. 

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Post-doc Researcher

Selected research:
Gaeta, G. L., Ghinoi, S., & Silvestri, F. (2017). Municipal performance in waste recycling: an empirical analysis based on data from the Lombardy region (Italy). Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences, 1-16.

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Researcher

Laura Salmivaara currently works at the Department of Economics and Management, University of Helsinki. Laura does research in Social Psychology, Health Economics and Consumer Economics. Their most recent publication is 'Tietojärjestelmän versionvaihdon suunnittelun esiselvitys yrityksessä X.'

External Researcher

Dr. Riccardo De Vita is Head of Department, International Business and 
Economics at the University of Greenwich, London. After starting his 
career at Universita’ Carlo Cattaneo (LIUC) in Italy, Riccardo moved to 
the University of Greenwich in 2009 to join the Center for Business 
Network Analysis. Over the years he developed extensive teaching and managerial
experience. He was appointed Head of Department in 2015, 
after having successfully led the largest post-graduate programme in the 
University. Riccardo employs Social Network Analysis, often in conjunction
with other methodologies, to study organizations and innovation
generation. He is regularly involved in the delivery of methodological
training and commissioned research, which he carries out in
different countries in the world and in collaboration with a wide range
of stakeholders.

External Researcher

Dr. Waichman is a behavioral economist who is using controlled experiments to study issues mainly related to environmental economics and sustainability as well as to public economics and industrial organization.

External Researcher

Brian Head of Psy­cho­logy (School of Sport, Health and So­cial Sci­ences), Southamp­ton Solent Uni­versity. He is interested in how our perception of the world and our beliefs about it influence our behaviour. He holds both an undergraduate degree and a PhD in psychology from the University of Reading. He lectured at the University of Wolverhampton for over 10 years before taking up his current position as head of psychology at Southampton Solent University. He has developed and delivers a positive psychology based programme, emphasising the importance of our perceptions, which has been shown to increase psychological wellbeing in the workplace. He also provides consultancy on Q methodology, a factor analysis based technique for identifying common perspectives from participants, which can be effectively employed in evaluation.

Common research interests with the Food Economics and Business Management research group: ecological worldview, evolved psychological mechanisms (biases), dual process model, self-determination theory, automatic/implicit/explicit processing, cultural values, attitudes and subjectivity