Daniel is a lecturer in microeconomics and microeconometrics in the Department of Economics at the University of Malta. He holds a PhD in Economics from Loughborough University, an MSc in Economics and Industrial Organisation (with Distinction) from the University of Warwick, an MA in Economics (with Distinction) from the University of Malta, and a BCom(Hons.) in Economics from the same university. His research interests are international trade, public economics, industrial organisation and housing economics. His current research focuses on tax competition for foreign direct investment and the relationship between immigration and house prices.
Previously he held several public and private sector posts related to these research interests, including that of Senior Economist at the Ministry for Finance, Senior Economist at Malta Enterprise (the agency responsible for the attraction of FDI), Director at the Office for Competition, and Director of Economic Advisory Services at Grant Thornton. Daniel remains involved in consultancy projects that inform government policy and business decisions both in Malta and abroad.
FERRETT, B. and GRAVINO, D., 2021. Fiscal competition for FDI with knowledge spillovers and trade costs. The World Economy, .
EDWARDS, T.H., FERRETT, B. and GRAVINO, D., 2020. Inter‐firm R&D collaboration within and across national borders. The World Economy, 43(3), pp. 810-826.
APAP, W. and GRAVINO, D., 2017. A sectoral approach to Okun’s Law. Applied Economics Letters, 24(5), pp. 319-324.
DOVER, R., FERRETT, B., GRAVINO, D., JONES, E. and MERLER, S., 2015. Bringing transparency,coordination and convergence to corporate tax policies in the European Union: Assessment of the magnitude of aggressive corporate tax planning. PE 558.773. Brussels: European Parliamentary Research Service.
GRAVINO, D., 2012. Economic and policy implications of industry interdependence: an input-output approach. International Journal of Economics and Finance, 4(6),.
MILJANIC BRINKWORTH, M., MICALLEF, F., VELLA, K., GRAVINO, D. and CARUANA, E., 2007. EUROMOD I-CUE Feasibility Study: Malta 2006 Tax-Benefit System. Vienna: European Centre.