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Professore Ordinario





1) Ph.D. in economics and econometrics at University of Toulouse I (France) - 2005
2) Ph.D. in economics at University of Milan (Italy) - 2002
3) Master in economics and econometrics at University of Toulouse I (France) – 2001
4) Master in economics at CORE, Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium) - 2000
5) Laurea (B.A.) in Economics and Business at University of Udine (Italy) - 1998


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Orari di ricevimento

  • presso Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche e Aziendali - via del Santo, 22, ufficio 6
    Si consiglia di prendere sempre appuntamento via mail. In particolare la sede del ricevimento potrebbe cambiare.


2022 “European Immigrant Health Policies, Immigrants’ Health, and Immigrants’ Access to Healthcare”, with P. Dourgnon and N. Pourat, Health Policy, forthcoming
2022 “Education and COVID-19 excess mortality”, with P. Bello, Economics and Human Biology, 47:101194
2022 “Studying more to vote less. Education and voter turnout in Italy.", with E. Harka, European Journal of Political Economy, 72: 102115
2021 “The Pathways to College”, with L. Agarwal and G. Brunello, Journal of Human Capital, 15(4): 554-595
2021 “Effect of Immigration on Depression among Older Natives in Western Europe”, with J.J. Escarce, Journal of the Economics of Ageing, 20:100341
2021 "Mortality, morbidity and economic growth", with Elena Fumagalli, Andrew Mirelman and Marc Suhrcke, Plos One, 16 (5):e0251424
2021 "Where do I stand? Assessing researchers’ beliefs about their productivity", with Marco Bertoni, Giorgio Brunello and Daniele Checchi, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 185:61-80
2021 “Some unpleasant consequences of testing at length”, with Giorgio Brunello and Angela Crema, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 83(4):1002-1023
2020 “Does low-skilled immigration increase profits? Evidence from Italian local labour markets”, with Giorgio Brunello and Elisabetta Lodigiani, Regional Science and Urban Economics, 85:103582
2020 “Does Low Skilled Immigration Increase the Education of Natives? Evidence from Italian Provinces”, with Giorgio Brunello and Elisabetta Lodigiani, Labour Economics, 63:101794
2019 “Grandparents in the blues. The effect of childcare on grandparents' Depression”, with Giorgio Brunello, Review of The Economics of the Household, 17:587–613
2018 "The effect of job loss on pharmaceutical prescriptions", with Angela Crema, Lorenzo Simonato and Laura Cestari, Social Science and Medicine, 217:73-83
2018 “Procedures vs. Incentives: The Case of the University Promotion System in Italy", with E. Rettore and C. Dal Maso, Education Economics, 26(3):213-232
2018 "The Protestant Ethic and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Religious Minorities in the Former Holy Roman Empire", with Luca Nunziata, European Journal of Political Economy, 51:27-43
2017 “The effects of vocational education on adult skills, employment and wages: What can we learn from PIAAC?”, with G.Brunello, SERIEs, 8:315-343
2017 "The contribution of urbanization to non-communicable diseases: evidence from 173 countries from 1980 to 2008", with Yevgeniy Goryakin and Marc Suhrcke, Economics and Human Biology, 26:151-163
2017 "Community Repeated Interaction and Strategic Delegation", with Ottorino Chillemi and Benedetto Gui, International Journal of Game Theory, 46:737–760
2016 "A Tale of Minorities: Evidence on Religious Ethics and Entrepreneurship", with Luca Nunziata, Journal of Economic Growth, 21(2):189-224
2015 "Fruit and vegetable consumption in the former Soviet Union: the role of individual and community-level factors", with Y. Goryakin, M. Suhrcke, B. Roberts and M. McKee, Public Health Nutrition. 18(15):2825-1835.
2015 "Selection and the Age Productivity Profile: Evidence from Chess", with M. Bertoni and G. Brunello, Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, 110:45-58
2014 "Trust me, you will be in better health", Health Policy, 116(1):123-132
2014 "From Social Capital to Health - and Back", with E. Fumagalli and M. Suhrcke, Health Economics, 23(5):586–605

Area di ricerca

1) Economics of Education
2) Health Economics