Campobasso Corrado started his career on 1992, after graduating at Bocconi University in Economic and Social Sciences. In Milan he worked for leading market research companies (AGB Group; A.C. Nielsen) as quantitative analyst, training on statistical programming (SAS) and following advanced courses in social science data analysis (University of Essex).

In 1996 He joined ISDEE - Institute for the Study and Documentation of the European Community and Eastern Europe, based in Trieste. As economic and political analyst, his activity has been manly focused on the economics of transition and related socio-demographic issues in EECs. He has been member of the editorial staff of EST-OVEST, ISDEE’s revue and, since 2005, Research Manager. As ISDEE’s delegate and representative, He participated to conferences on Balkans and EU’ enlargement issues and contributed as speaker or lecturer to seminars and summer schools (Institute of World Economics - Budapest; Economic Policy Institute – Sofia; IAI Rome).  He participate as expert

In 2008 He joined INFORMEST, a non-profit public organization with branches in the Italian North-East (Gorizia; Padua; Trieste) involved in the development of economic co-operation between Italian enterprises and economic operators interested in the central and eastern European Countries, in the Newly Independent States and in Asian Countries.

He lectured in Economics of Transition at courses organised by academic institutions and NGOs on Development Cooperation in CEE and Balkan areas.

He participate as expert to Research Projects funded by EU Commission, EU programs, Italian Government Ministries and Friuli-Venezia Giulia’s Regional Government.

Participation to EU-funded Research Projects                                            

ASVILOC - Integration actions of the Agencies for the Local Economic Development for the promotion of the territory and the Adriatic cross-border Small and Medium Enterprises, (ERDF in the framework of Adriatic New Neighbourhood Programme Interreg/Cards-Phare), 2008; SEA-BRIDGE - Adriatic Port Facilities As A Bridge For Trans-Europen Network (INTERREG III A – Adriatic Cross-border), 2005;  EXTRA-LARGE:  Explaining Transition to Enlargement (EU Commission) 2002-2003;  PREPARITY– Consequences of the eastward EU enlargement for border regions on the external EU borders (Interreg II C CADSES), 2000-2001.

Others Research Projects

Balkan’s Transport Infrastructure Development and his Effects on Italian Economy and Mezzogiorno: Main Issues, (Development & Policies Department – Italian Ministry of Economy), 2005.

Selected EST-OVEST Articles

“Population long-term evolution in the EU and South Eastern  Europe: some remarks on the main socio-economic consequences”, (forthcoming), www.est-ovest.org (under construction), n.2, 2009; “The enlarged and enlarging EU, New Neighbours and CSI facing the next (global) challenges. Some FAQs between politics and policies”, (forthcoming), www.est-ovest.org (under construction), n.0, 2009; “EU’s migration policies: issues, inconsistencies and dilemmas”, EST-OVEST, n.6,2007; “Threats and opportunities in the current economic development scenario of Western Balkans”, EST-OVEST, n.4, 2006 ;  “The debate on the territorial reorganization process in Macedonia: from the Ohrid Agreement to the Referendum”, EST-OVEST, n.5, 2004 ;   Some observations on the dynamic and the main characteristics of Hungarian outward FDI”, EST-OVEST, n.4, 2003 ; “Intra-Balkans trade: recent developments and perspectives in a changing geo-economic context”, EST-OVEST, n.6, 2002 ;  “The Evolution of the economic situation in Central Eastern and South Eastern Europe (Albania, Bulgaria, Hungary) ”,  EST-OVEST, n.5, 04/05/06.“

Articles in other Reviews and Volumes

“EU’s population long-term evolution: main consequences for the development perspectives” in proceeding of the International conference: Epoch Forming Changes in the World Economy in the Last Stage of the 20th Century and the Main Challenges of the new Era, Institute for World Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 2007;  “Allargamento ad Est ed Integrazione Europea”, edited by T. Favaretto, FrancoAngeli, 2004, (co-author); “Geopolitica dei Balcani Orientali e Centralità delle Reti Infrastrutturali”, edited by Carlo Jean and  Tito Favaretto, FrancoAngeli , october 2004, (co-author). “Reti infrastrutturali nei Balcani. Superamento del dilemma tra integrazione regionale ed europea”, edited by Carlo Jean and Tito Favaretto, Edizioni FrancoAngeli, october 2002, (co-author); “UE. Scenari per l’allargamento”, Realtà Industriale, Mensile dell’Associazione degli Industriali di Udine, n.7, luglio 2001, (co-author); “L’adesione della Slovenia; più opportunità che svantaggi”, Realtà Industriale (monthly), AssIndustria di Udine, n.9, october 2001, co-author; “L’Italia, l’Europa centro-orientale ed i Balcani-Corridoi pan-europei di trasporto e prospettive di collaborazione”, edited by Tito Favaretto and Sergio Gobet, Laterza, settembre 2001, (co-author).