Cristina Di Stefano

Assistant Professor

Short Profile

Cristina Di Stefano is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering of the Politecnico di Milano (Italy). She holds a Ph.D. in Industrial and Information Engineering and Economics from the University of L’Aquila and had a 3-years PostDoctoral experience at the University of L’Aquila. She is member of the Academy of International Business (AIB), the European International Business Academy (EIBA), and the Italian Association of Management Engineering (AiIG). Her research interests include manufacturing relocation, with a focus on reshoring. She is also interested in Circular Economy and Global Value Chains reconfiguration. Her research has been published in national and international journals and conference proceedings.

Education

PHD: Industrial and Information Engineering and Economics, University of L'Aquila.
Master of Science: Business Administration, University of L'Aquila.

Research

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M Bettiol, M Chiarvesio, E Di Maria, C Di Stefano, L Fratocchi, "Post-offshoring manufacturing strategies: decision-making and implementation", Management Decision 61 (12), 3755-3784, 2023

, "Manufacturing reshoring and sustainable development goals: A home versus host country perspective", Sustainable Development, 2023

C Di Stefano, S Elia, P Garrone, L Piscitello, "The Circular Economy as a New Production Paradigm to Enhance Resilience of MNEs and the Economic System", AIB Insights 23 (3), 1-7, 2023

A Boffelli, C Di Stefano, L Fratocchi, MGM Kalchschmidt, H Moradlou, "Reshoring for sustainability: a cross-country multiple-case study"

P Barbieri, A Boffelli, C Di Stefano, S Elia, L Fratocchi, MGM Kalchschmidt, ..., "Italian Supply Backshoring and the relationship between Deglobalization, Decoupling & European Regionalization"

C Di Stefano, L Fratocchi, A Picciotti, "Workers buyout cooperatives: A structured literature review and a research agenda", Economic and Industrial Democracy, 0143831X231201273, 2023

C Di Stefano, L Fratocchi, A Picciotti, "Workers buyout cooperativi ed impresa sociale: proposte di policy per la gestione democratica dell'impresa e lo sviluppo economico locale."

B Paolo, B Albachiara, C DI STEFANO, S Elia, L Fratocchi, ..., "Processi di reshoring nella manifattura italiana", RIVISTA DI POLITICA ECONOMICA 1, 79-114, 2023

A Karatzas, A Ancarani, L Fratocchi, C Di Stefano, J Godsell, "When does the manufacturing reshoring strategy create value?", Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management 28 (3), 100771, 2022

C Di Stefano, L Fratocchi, "Covid-19 Pandemic and Women-Led Companies: An Exploratory Study of the Italian Context"

C Di Stefano, S Elia, P Garrone, L Piscitello, "MNEs meet the Circular Economy paradigm: disentangling the effects of reduce, reuse, and recycle principles on GVCs’ activities, configuration, and governance", Walking the talk? Transitioning towards a sustainable world, 1-18, 2022

P Barbieri, A Boffelli, C Di Stefano, S Elia, L Fratocchi, M Kalchschmidt, ..., "Disentangling reshoring types: empirical evidence from Italy"

C Di Stefano, S Elia, P Garrone, L Piscitello, "MNEs meet the Circular Economy paradigm", Multinational Companies and Sustainability in Global Supply Chains, 1-15, 2022

A Boffelli, C Di Stefano, M Piazza, "Bring innovation back! An empirical analysis of innovation outcomes of US companies"

A Boffelli, P Barbieri, C Di Stefano, S Elia, L Fratocchi, MGM Kalchschmidt, ..., "Disentangling reshoring types: empirical evidence from Italy"

P Barbieri, A Boffelli, C Di Stefano, S Elia, L Fratocchi, MGM Kalchschmidt, ..., "What can we plausibly bring back? Opening a discussion on reshoring of supplies"

F Merino, C Di Stefano, L Fratocchi, "Back-shoring vs near-shoring: a comparative exploratory study in the footwear industry", Operations Management Research 14, 17-37, 2021

C Di Stefano, PL Iapadre, I Salvati, "Trade and infrastructure in the belt and road initiative: A gravity analysis based on revealed trade preferences", Journal of Risk and Financial Management 14 (2), 52, 2021

A Boffelli, C Di Stefano, L Fratocchi, MGM Kalchschmidt, H Moradlou, "An exploratory study on the interplay between manufacturing backshoring and sustainability: which benefits for innovation?"

L Fratocchi, C Di Stefano, "Industry 4.0 technologies and manufacturing back-shoring: a European perspective", Acta IMEKO 9 (4), 13-20, 2020

F Merino, C Di Stefano, L Fratocchi, "Back-Shoring vs. Near-Shoring: A Comparative Study", 9th Swedish Production Symposium 13, 622-633, 2020

L Fratocchi, C Di Stefano, "Do industry 4.0 technologies matter when companies backshore manufacturing activities? An explorative study comparing Europe and the US", Knowledge Management and Industry 4.0: New Paradigms for Value Creation, 53-83, 2020

L Fratocchi, C Di Stefano, "Does sustainability matter for reshoring strategies? A literature review", Journal of Global Operations and Strategic Sourcing 12 (3), 449-476, 2019

M Bettiol, M Chiarvesio, E Di Maria, C Di Stefano, L Fratocchi, "What happens after offshoring? A comprehensive framework"

C Di Stefano, L Fratocchi, "Manufacturing back-shoring and sustainability: a literature review", Sinergie Italian Journal of Management 37 (2), 119-143, 2019

L Fratocchi, C Di Stefano, "Do Industry 4.0 technologies matter when companies evaluate reshoring decisions?"

G Nassimbeni, M Sartor, L Wan, A Ancarani, C Di Mauro, F Mascali, ..., "Reshoring in Europe: Overview 2015–2018", Eurofound, 2019

C Di Stefano, L Fratocchi, F Merino, "Manufacturing relocations in the footwear industry: A comparison between Italy and Spain", Adv Manuf Technol 32, 455-460, 2018

A Cosentino, C Di Stefano, A Magistro, "La rimozione del divieto assoluto di distribuzione di utili e avanzi di gestione nell'impresa sociale. Opportunità e rischi", XII Colloquio scientifico sull'impresa sociale, 1-19, 2018

C Di Stefano, "The business transfer through the cooperative model. A comparative analysis Italy-France", Journal of Entrepreneurial and Organizational Diversity 7 (2), 62-86, 2018

A Cosentino, B Laura, C Alberto, C Di Stefano, "Social impact as an intangible driver in assessing economic value: an application to the italian third sector", American Journal of Applied Sciences 14 (12), 1152-1166, 2017

Grants, Awards, and Honours

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