- Facchinetti, T., Metulini, R., Zuccolotto, P., Detecting the Active Moments in Basketball Matches using Sensor Tracked Data. (Submitted to "Data & Knowledge Engineering")

- Balistrocchi, M., Metulini, R., Carpita, M., and Ranzi, R.: Dynamic maps of people exposure to floods based on mobile phone data, Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss.,, in review, 2020. Link:


Papers in International Journals:

1) Metulini, R., Carpita, M.,  (2020), A Spatio-Temporal Indicator for City Users based on Mobile Phone Signals and Administrative Data - Social Indicator Research, 1-21.  DOI: 10.1007/s11205-020-02355-2


2) Metulini, R., Le Carre, M. (2020), Measuring Sport Performances Under Pressure by Classi fication Trees with Application to Basketball Shooting. Journal of Applied Statistics., 47 (12), 2120-2135. DOI: 10.1080/02664763.2019.1704702

3) Metulini, R., Manisera, M., & Zuccolotto, P. (2018). Modelling the dynamic pattern of surface area in basketball and its effects on team performance. Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, 14(3), 117-130.

4) Metulini, R., Schiavo, S.,Sgrignoli, P., Riccaboni, M. (2018) The Network of Migrants and International Trade. Economia Politica doi:10.1007/s40888-018-0106-6

5) Metulini, R., Patuelli, R., Griffith, D.A. (2018), A Spatial Filtering Zero Inflated Approach to the Estimation of the Gravity Model of Trade. Econometrics. 6(1), 9; doi: 10.3390/econometrics6010009

6) Metulini, R. (2017), Spatio-Temporal Movements in Team Sports: A Visualization approach using Motion Charts. Electronic Journal of Applied Statistical Analysis. Vol 10, No 3. doi: 10.1285/i20705948v10n3p809

7) De Angelis, E., Metulini, R., Bove, V., Riccaboni, M. (2017) Virtual Water Trade and Bilateral Conflicts. Advances in Water Resources. Volume 110, December 2017, Pages 549-561. doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2017.04.002

8) Metulini, R., Riccaboni, M., Sgrignoli, P.,  Zhu, Z. (2017) The Indirect Effects of FDI on Trade: A Network Perspective. The World Economy. Volume 40, Issue 10, October 2017, Pages 2193- 2225. DOI:10.1111/twec.12504

9) Metulini, R. (2017), Filtering procedures for sensor data in basketball, Statistics & Applications 15 (2), 133-150

10) Metulini R, Tamea S, Laio F, Riccaboni M. (2016) The Water Suitcase of Migrants: Assessing Virtual Water Fluxes Associated to Human Migration. PLoS ONE 11(4): e0153982. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0153982

11) Sgrignoli, P., Metulini, R., Schiavo, S., Riccaboni, M. (2015) The relation between global migration and trade networks. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 417, 245-260. doi:10.1016/j.physa.2014.09.037


Chapters in contributed volumes:

1) Patuelli, R., Linders, G.J., Metulini, R., Griffith, D.A. (2016), The Space of Gravity: Spatial Filtering Estimation of a Gravity Model for Bilateral Trade. Spatial Econometric Interaction Modelling, pp. 145-169. Springer.

2) Manisera, M., Metulini, R., & Zuccolotto, P. (2019). Basketball Analytics Using Spatial Tracking Data. New Statistical Developments in Data Science (Springer), pp. 305-318

3) Metulini, R., Riccaboni, M., Serti, F., (2020), Water-in-food, Conflicts and Refugee Movements: A Comprehensive Analysis,  in: T. Distefano (eds.), Water Resources and Economic Processes (Routledge) pp. 224-261. 


Conference Proceedings and Posters:

1) Metulini, R., Carpita, M. (2019) The HOG-FDA Approach with Mobile Phone Data to Modeling the Dynamic of People’s Presences in the City, Ed. M. Bini, P. Amenta, A. D'Ambra, I. Camminatiello, Statistical Methods for Service Quality Evaluation, Book of short papers of IES 2019, Rome, Italy, July 4-5

2) Facchinetti, T., Metulini, R., Zuccolotto, P. (2019) Detecting and classifying moments in
basketball matches using sensor tracked data
. SIS 2019 - Smart Statistics for Smart Ap-
plications - Book of short papers, editors: Giuseppe Arbia, Stefano Peluso, Alessia Pini, Giulia
Rivellini. ISBN 9788891915108

3) Metulini, R., Carpita, M. (2019) A strategy for the matching of mobile phone signals with
census data
. SIS 2019 - Smart Statistics for Smart Applications - Book of short papers, editors:
Giuseppe Arbia, Stefano Peluso, Alessia Pini, Giulia Rivellini. ISBN 9788891915108

4) Manisera M., Metulini R., Sandri M., Zuccolotto P. (2019), Basketball Spatial Performance
. Data Science & Social Research 2019, Book of Abstracts, ISBN: 9788894312096

5) Metulini R., Carpita, M. (2019), Human Activity Spatio-Temporal Indicators using Mobile
Phone Data
. Data Science & Social Research 2019, Book of Abstracts, ISBN: 9788894312096

6) Metulini, R., Carpita, M. (2018), On Clustering Daily Mobile Phone Density Profiles.
Workshop "High Dimensional Small Data" (Ca Foscari - Venice)

7) Metulini R. (2018), Modelling the dynamic pattern of surface area in basketball and its
effects on team performance
. Book of abstract, COMPSTAT 2018. ISBN: 978-9963-2227-3-5

8) Metulini R., (2018), Players Movements and Team Shooting Performance: a Data Mining
approach for Basketball
. Book of short papers SIS2018, ISBN-9788891910233. Publisher:
Pearson, Editors: Antonino Abbruzzo, Eugenio Brentari, Marcello Chiodi e Davide Piacentino.

9) Metulini R., Manisera M., Zuccolotto P. (2017), Space-Time Analysis of Movements in Basketball using Sensor Data. In A. Petrucci and R. Verde (Eds.) Statistics and Data Science:
new challenges, new generations. Proceedings of the SIS 2017 Conference of the Italian Statistical
Society (University of Florence, 28-30 June 2017), Firenze University Press, pp. 701-706. ISBN
(on line) 978-88-6453-521-0.

10) Metulini, R., Manisera, M., Zuccolotto, P. (2017), Sensor Analytics in Basketball. Proceedings
of the 6th International Conference on Mathematics in Sport. In C. De Francesco, L. De Giovanni,
M. Ferrante, G. Fonseca, F. Lisi, S. Pontarollo, Proceedings of MathSport International 2017
Conference (University of Padua, 26-28 June 2017), Padova University Press, pp. 265-274. ISBN:

11) Sgrignoli, P., Metulini, R., Schiavo, S., Riccaboni, M. (2013, December). The Relation between
Global Migration and Trade Networks
. In Signal-Image Technology & Internet-Based Sys-
tems (SITIS), 2013 International Conference on (pp. 553-560). IEEE.

12) Metulini,R. (2013, November). Spatial gravity models for international trade: a panel
analysis among OECD countries
. In ERSA conference papers (No. ersa13p522). European
Regional Science Association.

13) Metulini,R. (2013, November). A structural analysis on Gravity of Trade regarding the
possibility to remove distance from the model
. In ERSA conference papers (No. ersa13p520).
European Regional Science Association.