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INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS

Paper:
Nicolai Foss, Lars Frederiksen and Francesco Rullani (2016)
"Problem-formulation and problem-solving in selforganized communities: how modes of communication shape project behaviors in the free open source software community". Strategic Management Journal, 37(13), 2589-2610 (SMJ: 4* in AJG - ABS2015).

(Presented at 1st SEI Research Workshop on Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 19-20 April 2012, Zurich, Swiss. Previous version: Francesco Rullani (2009) "Self-organized walks on the technology landscape. How the Free/Open Source Software community explores and exploits")
Econometric Analysis
(Poisson - panel estimation with fixed eff & robust std err)

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Paper:
Luca Mongelli and Francesco Rullani (forthcoming)
"Creating Value in Nonprofit-Business Collaborations: New Thinking and Practice". Review for the book with the same title by James E. Austin & M. May Seitanidi (2014), San Francisco: John Wiley and Sons. Business Ethics Quarterly ( BEQ: 4 in AJG - ABS2015).

Book review

Paper:
Luca Mongelli & Francesco Rullani (forthcoming)
"Inequality and marginalization, business model and social innovation", Industry & Innovation, (I&I: 2 in AJG - ABS2015).

(The article is part of the Special Issue based on DRUID15 in Rome)
Theory

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Paper:
Luca Mongelli, Maria Isabella Leone, Antonella Martini, Francesco Rullani and Klassjan Visscher (2015)
"Continuous Innovation across Boundaries", Creativity & Innovation Management, 24(1) (CIM: 2 in AJG - ABS2015).

(The article is the Editorial of the Special Issue coming from the CINet Conference 2012 in Rome)
Theory

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Paper:
Francesco Rullani and Stefan Haefliger (2013)
"The periphery on stage: The intra-organizational dynamics in online communities of creation", Research Policy, 42(4), 941-953 (RP: 4 in AJG - ABS2015).

(Previous titles of the paper: "The periphery on stage. Properties, functions, and dynamics of the periphery in the Free/Open Source Software community", "The indirect debate and the community. How the periphery and the core relate in the Free/Open Source Software community", "The debate and the community. 'Reflexive identity' in the FLOSS community" and "The three dimensions of a communitarian institution. The 'reflexive identity' concept and the F/OSS community case".
Della precedente versione di questo articolo Ŕ disponibile anche una traduzione in ITALIANO realizzata da Proxima Centauri S.r.l. Vedere il link relativo o fare click qui
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Theory

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Paper:
Paola Giuri, Matteo Ploner, Francesco Rullani, Salvatore Torrisi (2010)
"Skills, Division of Labor and Performance in Collective Inventions: Evidence From Open Source Software", International Journal of Industrial Organization, 28(1), 54-68 ( IJIO: 3 n AJG - ABS2015).
Econometric Analysis
(zero-inflated negative binomial & logit)

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Paper:
Paul A. David and Francesco Rullani (2008)
"Dynamics of Innovation in an 'Open Source' Collaboration Environment: Lurking, Laboring and Launching FLOSS Projects on SourceForge", Industrial and Corporate Change, 17(4), 647-710 (ICC: 3 in AJG - ABS2015).  

(Previous titles of the paper: "Open source software development dynamics. Project joining and new project generation on SourceForge" and "Micro-dynamics of Free and Open Source Software Development. Lurking, laboring and launching new projects on SourceForge". Please ref to the published version, as it includes some important fixes.).
Markov Chain

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Paper:
Paola Giuri, Francesco Rullani, Salvatore Torrisi (2008)
"Explaining Leadership in in virtual teams: The case of open source software", Information Economics and Policy, 20(4), 305-315 (IEP: 2 in AJG - ABS2015).

( Most Downloaded paper in IEP: Extract from ScienceDirect TOP25 Hottest Articles January - March 2009 Tue Jul 21 03:01:27 BST 2009)
Econometric Analysis
(ordered logit)

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Paper:
Lars Frederiksen, Linus Dahlander and Francesco Rullani (2008)
"Online Communities and Open Innovation: Governance and Symbolic Value Creation", Industry & Innovation, 15(2) (I&I: 2 in AJG - ABS2015).

( Most Downloaded paper in I&I in 2009 and second most read by now (October 2012). Editorial for the Special Issue with the same title.
The whole Special Issue has become a book edited by Taylor & Francis. You can see it here)

Theory

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UNDER REVIEW

Paper:
Karin Beukel, Francesco Rullani and Matteo De Angelis
"Counterfeiting: Strategies to fighting back", Under Review in Strategic Management Journal.

Econometric Analysis
(negative binomial and OLS)

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Paper:
Francesco Rullani, Lorenzo Zirulia
A supply side story for a threshold model: Endogenous growth of open collaborative innovation communities, Rev&Res, Second Round, Industrial and Corporate Change.

(Previous titles of the paper: "Is a Community just a 'Fancy' Science? Lessons from the Free/Open Source Software community case" and "Between IPRs and Public Research: Is a Community just a 'Fancy' Science? Lessons from the Free/Open Source Software community case", presented at the Second COMMUNIA International Conference 2009: Global Science & Economics of Knowledge-Sharing Institutions. ( COMMUNIA).
Mathematical Model


Paper:
Pietro Versari, Luca Mongelli, Francesco Rullani
"Hybridization of diverging institutional logics through common-note practices. An analogy with music and the case of social entrepreneurship", Rev&Res, Second Round, Industry and Innovation.

Theory

Paper:
Luca Mongelli, Pietro Versari, Francesco Rullani, Antonino Vaccaro
"Social Entrepreneurship and Empowerment: Safe Space and Bridging in the Case of MadeInCarcere". Under Review in Journal of Business Ethics.

Case Study

Paper:
Dilan Aksoy, Francesco Rullani and Cristina Rossi
"How can firms leverage unconventional complementary assets? Firms' participation strategies and the performances of OSS projects, Rej&Res, Strategic Organization.
Econometric Analysis
(Heckman Probit)

Paper (in Italian):
Anna Censi, Federica Brunetta, Francesco Rullani and Francesca Vicentini
"Reti strategiche come evoluzione dei distretti. Il caso bresciano", Rev&Res, Second Round, in Stato e Mercato.

Descriptive Statistics (Herfindhal)





BOOKS

Chapter in Book:
Samuele Tamburini, Luca Mongelli, Francesco Rullani (forthcoming)
"Impact Investing: lezioni dalla Svezia", in Caroli M.G. (Ed.), "Terzo rapporto sull'innovazione sociale in Italia", CERIiS, forthcoming.
Comparative Discussion

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Chapter in Book:
Riccardo Maiolini, Luca Mongelli, Francesco Rullani, Alessandro Valera (2015)
"Da dove nasce l'innovazione sociale? La 'riconoscibilitÓ' tra innovatori sociali nel network Ashoka: evidenze empiriche tra regioni e settori", in Caroli M.G. (Ed.), "Modelli ed esperienze di innovazione sociale in Italia. Secondo rapporto sull'innovazione sociale", CERIiS, Franco Angeli ( Franco Angeli).  
Network Analysis

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Chapter in Book:
Davide Consoli, Dioni Elche, Francesco Rullani (2015)
"Employment and skill configurations in KIBS sectors: a longitudinal analysis", in Agarwal. R, Selen W., Roos G. and Green R. (eds.), The Handbook of Service Innovation, Springer-Verlag UK. ISBN: 978-1-4471-6589-7.
Theory &
Descriptive Statistics
(factor analysis)

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Chapter in Book:
Eleonora Di Maria, Vladi Finotto and Francesco Rullani (2015)
"User Innovation in Creative Industries", in Jones C., Lorenzen M., Sapsed J. (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries, Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN: 9780199603510.
Theory

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Book:
Elena Calzolaio, Fulvio D'Alvia, Paolo di Marco, Francesco Rullani e Massimo Tronci (2013)
"Il Management delle reti d'impresa. Dalla costituzione alla gestione operativa", RetInsieme ( RetInsieme) ISBN: 978-88-908486-0-5.
Theory

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Chapter in Book:
Francesco Rullani (2012)
"Creativity and the community reflexivity and creation in the Free/Libre/Open Source Software community", in Belussi F., Staber U. (eds.), "Managing Networks of Creativity", Routledge, London. ISBN13: 978-0-415-88764-9.

(The paper appers also in Sinergie, Quaderno 15/09, 125 - 144, Special Issue on Creative Industries)
Theory

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Collection of essays (Editor)
Linus Dahlander, Lars Frederiksen, and Francesco Rullani (eds.) (2011),
"Online Communities and Open Innovation", Routledge, London. ISBN13: 978-0-415-61748-2.

(The book is the Special Issue we edited for I&I.)
Theory

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Chapter in Book:
Guido Conaldi and Francesco Rullani (2010)
"The Meso-level Structure of F/OSS Collaboration Network: Local Communities and Their Innovativeness", in Madey, G., and Gonzalez-Barahona J.M. (eds.), (2010) "Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Open Systems", South Bend, Indiana (USA), May 2010, Springer, ( OSS2010).
Network Analysis
(igraph)

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Chapter in Book:
Paola Giuri, Francesco Rullani, Salvatore Torrisi (2010)
"A test of Lazear's theory of entrepreneurship in the Open Source Software virtual community", in Audretsch D., G.B. Dagnino, R. Faraci, R. Hoskisson (eds.), "New Frontiers in Entrepreneurship: Recognizing, Seizing and Executing Opportunities", Springer, New York, NY, ISBN: 978-1-4419-0057-9.

(The paper is a version of "Explaining Leadership in Open Source Software Projects").
Econometric Analysis
(ordered logit & logit)

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Chapter in Book:
Alessandro Nuvolari and Francesco Rullani (2007)
"Curious exceptions? Open Source Software and 'Open' Technology", in St.Amant, Kirk, and Still, Brian (Eds.), "Handbook of Research on Open Source Software: Technological, Economic, and Social Perspectives", Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, PA.  
Theory

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Chapter in Book:
Jean-Michel Dalle, Cristina Rossi and Francesco Rullani (2007)
"Toward a new industrial organization? OSS in economic and managerial perspective", in Feller J., Fitzgerald B., Scacchi W., Sillitti A. (eds.), Open Source Development, Adoption and Innovation, Springer, New York, NY. ISBN: 978-1-60558-978-7.
Simulation

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Chapter in Book:
Paul A. David and Francesco Rullani (2006)
"The micro-dynamics of open source software development activity", in Damiani E., Fitzgerald B., Scacchi W., Scotto M. (eds.), Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Open Systems, Como (Italy), June 2006, Springer, New York, NY.
Simulation

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Chapter in Book:
Paola Giuri, Francesco Rullani and Salvatore Torrisi (2006)
"Survival and activity of OSS projects", in Rossi, Cristina and Bonaccorsi, Andrea (Eds.), "Economic Perspectives on Open Source Software", Franco Angeli ( Franco Angeli ).  

(The chapter focuses on the exploratory research of ``Skills, Division of Labor and Performance in Collective Inventions: Evidence From Open Source Software").
Econometric Analysis
(zero-inflated negative binomial & logit)

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ITALIAN JOURNALS

Paper:
Anna Censi, Federica Brunetta, Francesco Rullani and Francesca Vicentini (2015)
Verso le reti strategiche: l'esperienza del territorio Bresciano, Sinergie, 33(98).

Case studies

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Paper:
Riccardo Maiolini, Francesco Rullani, Pietro Versari (2013)
"Rendere sociali le imprese. Impatto sociale, confini dell'impresa e rete di stakeholder", Impresa Sociale, 0(2013).
Case Study

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Paper:
Francesco Rullani (2009)
"Creativity and the community. Reflexivity and creation in the Free/Libre/Open Source Software community", Sinergie, Quaderno 15/09, 125 - 144, Special Issue on Creative Industries.

(The paper appears also as a chapter in the book Belussi F., Staber U., Eds. (2012), Network of Creation and Innovation, Routledge).
Theory

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Paper:
Paola Giuri, Matteo Ploner, Francesco Rullani and Salvatore Torrisi (2007)
"An explorative study of skills an openness in Open Source Software projects", Rapporto di Ricerca "Heterogeneity - Diversification", Sinergie, 26, 275-287.

(The paper focuses on the exploratory research of "Skills, Division of Labor and Performance in Collective Inventions: Evidence From Open Source Software" and "Explaining Leadership in Open Source Software Projects").
Econometric Analysis
(zero-inflated negative binomial & multinomial logit & logit)

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Traduzione di articolo (in Italian):
Francesco Rullani (2008)
"Il dibattito indiretto e la comunitÓ. Le relazioni tra nucleo centrale e periferia nella comunitÓ del Free/Open Source Software", traduzione in ITALIANO realizzata da Proxima Centauri S.r.l. dell'articolo "The indirect debate and the community. How the periphery and the core relate in the Free/Open Source Software community", presentato alla 25ma "DRUID Celebration Conference 2008" su "ImprenditorialitÓ e Innovazione" ( DRUID)

(For the previous version of this article see the Stanford repository).
Theory

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WORK IN PROGRESS

Paper:
Lars Bo Jeppesen, Francesco Rullani, Nicolai Foss
"Make the best of your garbage: connecting organizational voicing and organizational improvements in open collaborative environments", mimeo.

(Previous version "Dragging developers towards the core. How the Free/Libre/Open Source Software community enhances developers' contribution" awarded "Best Paper" at the Fondazione IRI summer school, Volterra, June 12-16, 2006).
Econometric Analysis
(logit - panel estimation with fixed eff & robust std err)

Paper:
Kevin J. Boudreau, Lars Bo Jeppesen, Toke Reichstein, Francesco Rullani
Crowdfunding as 'Donations': Theory & Evidence, Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 16-038.

Mixed Method
(Survey, Interviews, Time Series)

link to Harvard Business School Working Paper

Paper:
Jean-Michel Dalle, Paul A. David, Francesco Rullani, Francesco Bolici
"Modeling motivations, artifact structure, and coordination in a distributed setting: a "stigmergic" approach to Free/Libre Open Source Software development". Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 7-11 August 2009, Chicago, USA

Simulation Model

Paper:
Francesco Zirpoli, Markus C. Becker, Francesco Rullani
"Coordination of joint search in distributed innovation processes. Lessons from the effects of initial code release in Open Source Software development". Presented at The Academy of Management August 9-13, 2013, Orlando, Florida.

Econometric Model
(Two stage: logit & zero inflated negative binomial/Poisson)

Paper:
Alessandra Perri, Raffaele Oriani and Francesco Rullani
"Does Co-location Accelerate Knowledge Outflows from FDI? The Role of MNC Subsidiaries' Technology Sourcing Strategies". Presented at 72nd Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2012 on Informal Economy, 3-7 August 2012, Boston, Massachussets, U.S.A..

Econometric Analysis
(Cox duration model)

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Paper:
Lars Bo Jeppesen, Raffaele Oriani and Francesco Rullani
"Why crowd funding works: Attention-deficient investors discard window dressed funding proposals". Presented at 1st SEI Research Workshop on Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 19-20 April 2012, Zurich, Swiss.

Econometric Analysis
(Heckman probit)

Paper:
Riccardo Maiolini, Francesco Rullani and Pietro Versari
"Blurring the boundaries of the social enterprise. Transparency and openness towards stakeholders as a means of social value creation". Presented at 10th Annual NYU-Stern Conference on Social Entrepreneurship, 6-8 November, 2013, New York, USA.

Case Study

Paper:
Carole Maignan, Dino Pinelli, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Francesco Rullani (2003)
"Bio-Ecological Diversity vs. Socio-Economic Diversity: a Comparison of Existing Measures", Fondazione ENI Enrico Mattei ( FEEM), Working Paper No. 13.2003.
Theory

link to FEEM Working Paper







MISCELLANEA

Encyclopedia item:
Francesco Rullani (2012)
"QWERTY", in "Economia e Finanza", Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, Roma 2012, Vol L-M, ISBN 978-88-12-00129-3.

Encyclopedia item:
Francesco Rullani (2012)
"Open Source", in "Economia e Finanza", Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, Roma 2012, Vol L-M, ISBN 978-88-12-00129-3.




Report:
Anna Censi, Federica Brunetta, Francesco Rullani and Francesca Vicentini (2012)
"Analisi dei contratti di rete stipulati nella Provincia di Brescia: Le reti strategiche nell'esperienza del territorio Bresciano", Report produced for the Camera di Commercio of Brescia within the Project led by Carafaggi F., Mosco G.,D., "Contratti di rete: un'analisi comparativa", Osservatorio Reti d'Impresa. 

Econometrics & Case Studies

Report:
Anna Censi, Federica Brunetta, Francesco Rullani and Francesca Vicentini (2012)
"I contratti di rete stipulati nel 2010-2011: le prime evidenze. Approfondimento Economico", section of the Project led by Carafaggi F., Mosco G.,D., "Contratti di rete: un'analisi comparativa", Osservatorio Reti d'Impresa. 

Econometrics & Case Studies

Deliverable:
Carole Maignan, Gianmarco Ottaviano, Dino Pinelli and Francesco Rullani (2002)
"Comparative regional case study", draft of the 'Comparative regional case study' section of Deliverable 12 (D12) of the 'Digital Europe' project ( DEESD ). 

Case Study (at the regional level)




MatLab script:
Francesco Rullani (2007)
bootpm.m, the script employs bootstrapping to compute the standard deviation and the average of the transition probabilities characterizing a Markov process. It is very easy to customize, use, edit and improve.

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Intervista (in Italian):
Francesco Rullani
"Internet of things", Radio Rai - GR Parlamento,
June 1st, 2016.  


Intervista (in Italian):
Francesco Rullani
"Sharing Economy", TG5,
May 5th, 2016.  


Intervista (in Italian):
Francesco Rullani
"La banda larga in Italia", Radio Rai - GR Parlamento,
April 28th, 2016.  


Intervista (in Italian):
Francesco Rullani
"La App economy", Radio Rai - GR Parlamento,
February 25th, 2016.  


Intervista (in Italian):
Francesco Rullani
"Il mercato digitale e il recente rapporto di Assinform", Radio Rai - GR Parlamento,
October 30th, 2015.  


Intervista (in Italian):
Francesco Rullani
"Reti d'impresa", Radio Rai - GR Parlamento,
Interview by Enrico Pulcini, May 14th, 2015.  


Intervista (in Italian):
Francesco Rullani
"Diffusione della banda larga e imprenditorialitÓ", Radio Rai - GR Parlamento,
March 3rd, 2015.  


Intervista (in Italian):
Francesco Rullani
"Web Economy", Radio Rai,
interview by Enrico Pulcini, March 27th, 2014.  


Intervista (in Italian):
Francesco Rullani
"Digitalization, start-ups and wi-fi diffusion in Italy", The New York Times,
interview by Gaia Pianigiani, 13th August 2013.  


Intervista (in Italian):
Francesco Rullani
"L'italia Ŕ una repubblica fondata sull'industria. Reti di impresa e di conoscenze per lo sviluppo economico italiano", Asterisco Veneto Banca,
interview by Giovanna Benvenuti and Sara Lorenzon, June 5th 2013 (Asterisco Veneto Banca n.4 September).  


Intervista (in Italian):
Francesco Rullani
"Commento alle iniziative del governo sulle startup", Bloomberg News,
interview by Flavia Rotondi, July 6th 2013.  


Intervista (in Italian):
Francesco Rullani
"Come rendere l'Italia un ecosistema favorevole per le startup? ecco la ricetta del governo. Un primo passo. fra luci e ombre", Millionaire,
interview by Lucia Ingrosso, October 15th 2013.  


Intervista (in Italian):
Francesco Rullani
"Costruire un'impresa sociale in 3 passi", Wind Business Factor,
Interview by Gioia Pistola, 2011 ( Wind Business Factor ).  


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Intervista (in Italian):
Francesco Rullani
"Business model: 5 principi per affrontare il cambiamento", Wind Business Factor,
Interview by Gioia Pistola, 2011 ( Wind Business Factor ).  


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Intervista (in Italian):
Francesco Rullani
"Una rete coi buchi", Radio 3 scienza,
Interview by Elisabetta Tola, July 27th, 2009 ( Radio 3 Scienza ).  


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Intervista (in Italian):
Francesco Rullani
"L'unione fa il profitto", Radio 3 scienza,
Interview by Elisabetta Tola, July 3rd, 2008 ( Radio 3 Scienza ).  





EE-hub article (blog)
Francesco Rullani (2016),
"Entrepreneurship Education: Theory or Practice?", European Entrepreneurship Education Network ( EE-hub ).

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Snippet
Francesco Rullani (2016),
"What does Social Value mean to you?", Social Value & Intangibles Review, p. 27, Spring ( SV&IR ).

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Articolo divulgativo (in Italian):
Francesco Rullani (2014)
"Pianificare Ŕ da dilettanti. Uno studio sui metodi degli imprenditori esperti", Academy Startup Italia, January 2014 ( Academy Startup Italia ).  

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Articolo divulgativo (in Italian):
Francesco Rullani (2010)
"Apertura verso il network e presidio della posizione. Le strategie per creare imprese di rete e il caso dell'open source software", Lazio-Side, April 2010 ( Lazio-Side ).  

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Articolo divulgativo (in Italian):
Marco Giarratana, Francesco Rullani, Grid Thoma (2007)
"Free Open Source Software. Un futuro tra comunitÓ e mercato", La Repubblica on line, 14 settembre 2007 ( La Repubblica ).  

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Articolo divulgativo (in Italian):
Matteo Ploner, Francesco Rullani (2005)
"Not In My Backyard. E allora dove?", L'Avocetta, numero 39, Marzo ( L'Avocetta ).  

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Short Novel (In Italian)
Francesco Rullani (2011),
"Odierna Odissea", NeroPlasma.

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