Marco Antonio Marini is Full Professor of Economics (SECS P/02 Politica Economica) at the Department of Social and Economic Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza. He took a BSc. in Economics at the University of Rome La Sapienza, a MSc. in Economics at the Université Catholique de Louvain, a Doctorate in Economics at Sapienza University of Rome and a Ph.D. in Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is currently Fellow of Centro Ricerche in Economia delle Istituzioni of the University Roma Tre (CREI), member of the scientific committee of CIRIEC International on Social Enterprise, head of the international Working Group "Organization and Governance in Social Economy Enterprises" of CIRIEC International, member of the editorial board of CIRIEC España Revista de Economía Pública, Social y Cooperativa and editor in chief of the Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, Wiley. He is scientific organizer of the international conference "Oligo Workshop", member of Game Theory Society, of European Economic Association for Industrial Economics and of Società Italiana degli Economisti. He has taught in a few Italian and international universities as the London School of Economics, the University of Urbino “Carlo Bo” and the IMT of Lucca.