Curriculum Vitae

Vincenzo Scoppa

 

Personal

 

Date of Birth: December 14, 1966

Place of Birth: Bisignano (Cosenza, Italy)

Nationality: Italian

 

 

Address and contacts

 

Dipartimento di Economia, Statistica e Finanza “Giovanni Anania”

Università della Calabria

87036 Arcavacata di Rende (Cosenza), ITALY

Tel.+39 0984 492464

Fax +39 0984 492421

E-mail: v.scoppa@unical.it

Web page: http://www.ecostat.unical.it/Scoppa

 

Education

1996 – Ph. D. in Economics, University of Siena, Siena, Italy.

1994 – Post-graduate Visiting Student, School of Economic Studies – University of Manchester (UK).

1991 – Master in Economics, Coripe Piemonte, University of Turin, Italy.

1991 - Degree in Economics at University of Calabria, Italy (grade: 110/110 “summa cum laude”).

 

Present Position

2012 - present: Full Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Statistics and Finance, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy

 

2012- present: Research Fellow of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn (www.iza.org)

 

 

 Previous Positions

2004 - 2012: Associate Professor of Economics Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Calabria

2000-2004: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Calabria

1999-2000: Senior Economist in the Italian Prime Minister Office, Rome, Italy.

 

Teaching

Econometrics; Behavioral Economics 

 

Teaching Experience

Econometrics, Economic Modelling, Intermediate Macroeconomics; Economics of Contracts; Applied Microeconomics; Decisions Theory; Economics of Institutions; Intermediate Microeconomics; Principles of Economics

 

 

Research - Fields of Interest

Labour Economics; Education Economics; Behavioral Economics; Political Economy; Economics of Contracts; Sports Economics


 

 

Selected publications

 

§     “Absenteeism in the Italian Public Sector: The Effects of Changes in Sick Leave Policy” (with Maria De Paola and Valeria Pupo), Journal of Labor Economics, 2014, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 337-360.

§     “Can Gender Quotas Break Down Negative Stereotypes? Evidence from Changes in Electoral Rules”, (with Maria De Paola and Rosetta Lombardo), Journal of Public Economics, 2010, June, 94, pp. 344-353.

§     “The Effect of Far Right Parties on the Location Choice of Immigrants: Evidence from Lega Nord Mayors”, (with Emanuele Bracco, Maria De Paola, Colin Green), Journal of Public Economics, 2018, Volume 166, October, Pages 12-26.

§     “Procrastination, Academic Success and the Effectiveness of a Remedial Program” (with Maria De Paola), Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2015, 115, pp. 217–236.

§     “The Adverse Consequences of Tournaments: Evidence from a Field Experiment”, (with Maria De Paola and Francesca Gioia), Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2018, 2018, Vol. 151, July 2018, pp. 1–18.

§     “Free-Riding and Knowledge Spillovers in Teams: The Role of Social Ties”, (with Maria De Paola and Francesca Gioia), European Economic Review, 2019, forthcoming.

§     “Peer Effects in Higher Education: Does the Field of Study Matter?” (with Giorgio Brunello and Maria De Paola), Economic Inquiry, 2010, 48, 3, pp. 621–634.

§      “Gender Differences in the Propensity to Apply for Promotion: Evidence from the Italian Scientific Qualification” (with Maria De Paola and Michela Ponzo), Oxford Economic Papers, 2017, Vol. 69, 4, pp. 986–1009.

§      “Gender Discrimination and Evaluators’ Gender: Evidence from the Italian Academia”, (with Maria De Paola), Economica, 2015, Vol. 82, Issue 325, January, pp. 162-188.

§      “The Effectiveness of Remedial Courses in Italy: A Fuzzy Regression Discontinuity Design” (with Maria De Paola), Journal of Population Economics, 2014, Vol. 27, Issue 2, Page 365-386.

§     “Intergenerational Transfers of Public Sector Jobs: A Shred of Evidence on Nepotism”, Public Choice, 2009, 141, pp. 167–188.

§     “Monetary Incentives and Student Achievement in a Depressed Labour Market: Results from a Randomized Experiment” (with Maria De Paola and Rosanna Nisticò), Journal of Human Capital, 2012, 6, 1, pp. 56-85.

 

 

COMPLETE LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

 

A) Books

 

1.                  Economia del Personale. Selezione, formazione, incentivi (Personnel Economics), with Maria De Paola, Carocci Editore, 2008. (in Italian)

 

2.                  Economia dei Contratti (The Economics of Contracts), with Antonio Nicita, Carocci Editore, 2005. (in Italian)

 

B) Journal articles

 

3.                  “Free-Riding and Knowledge Spillovers in Teams: The Role of Social Ties”, (with Maria De Paola and Francesca Gioia), European Economic Review, 2019, forthcoming.

 

4.                  “The Effect of Far Right Parties on the Location Choice of Immigrants: Evidence from Lega Nord Mayors”, (with Emanuele Bracco, Maria De Paola, Colin Green), Journal of Public Economics, 2018, Volume 166, October, Pages 12-26.

 

5.                  “The Adverse Consequences of Tournaments: Evidence from a Field Experiment”, (with Maria De Paola and Francesca Gioia), Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2018, Vol. 151, July 2018, pp. 1–18.

 

6.                  “Cultural Values and Decision to Work of Immigrant Women in Italy”, (with Manuela Stranges), Labour: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, 2018, forthcoming.

 

7.                  “Are Men Given Priority for Top Jobs? Investigating the Glass Ceiling in the Italian Academia” (with Maria De Paola and Michela Ponzo), Journal of Human Capital, 2018, Vol. 12, No. 3: 475-503.

 

8.                   “Does the Home Advantage Depend on Crowd Support? Evidence from Same-Stadium Derbies” (with Michela Ponzo), Journal of Sports Economics, 2018, vol. 19(4), pages 562-82.

 

9.                  “Gender Differences in the Propensity to Apply for Promotion: Evidence from the Italian Scientific Qualification” (with Maria De Paola and Michela Ponzo), Oxford Economic Papers, 2017, Vol. 69, 4, pp. 986–1009.

 

10.              “Gender Differences in Reaction to Psychological Pressure: Evidence from Tennis Players” (with Maria De Paola), European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 2017, 26:3, 444-456.

 

11.               “Are Females Scared of Competing with Males? Results from a Field Experiment” (with Maria De Paola and Francesca Gioia), Economics of Education Review, 2015, 48, pp. 117-128.

 

12.              “Experts’ Awards and Economic Success: Evidence from an Italian Literary Prize”, (with Michela Ponzo), Journal of Cultural Economics, 2015, 39, 4, pp. 341-367.

 

13.              “Procrastination, Academic Success and the Effectiveness of a Remedial Program” (with Maria De Paola), Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2015, 115, pp. 217–236.

 

14.              “Trading Height for Education in the Marriage Market” (with Michela Ponzo), American Journal of Human Biology, 2015, Vol. 27, Issue 2, pages 164–174.

 

15.              “Fatigue and Team Performance in Soccer: Evidence from the FIFA World Cup and the UEFA European Championship”, Journal of Sports Economics, 2015, Vol. 16(5) 482-507.

 

16.               “Gender Discrimination and Evaluators’ Gender: Evidence from the Italian Academia”, (with Maria De Paola), Economica, 2015, Vol. 82, Issue 325, January, pp. 162-188.

 

17.              “Overconfidence, Omens and Gender Heterogeneity: Results from a Field Experiment”, (with Maria De Paola and Francesca Gioia), Journal of Economic Psychology, 2014, 45, pp. 237–252.

 

18.              “Absenteeism in the Italian Public Sector: The Effects of Changes in Sick Leave Policy” (with Maria De Paola and Valeria Pupo), Journal of Labor Economics, 2014, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 337-360.

 

19.              “The Impact of Gender Quotas on Electoral Participation: Evidence from Italian Municipalities”, (with Maria De Paola and Marco De Benedetto), European Journal of Political Economy, 2014, Vol. 35, September, Pages 141–157.

 

20.              “Absenteeism, Unemployment and Employment Protection Legislation: Evidence from Italy” (with Daniela Vuri), IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 2014, 3:3 (19 May 2014).

 

21.               “The Impact of Closeness on Electoral Participation Exploiting the Italian Double Ballot System”, (with Maria De Paola), Public Choice, 2014, September, Vol. 160, Issue 3-4, pp. 467-479.

 

22.              “The Effectiveness of Remedial Courses in Italy: A Fuzzy Regression Discontinuity Design” (with Maria De Paola), Journal of Population Economics, 2014, Vol. 27, Issue 2, Page 365-386.

 

23.              “The Long-Lasting Effects of School Entry Age: Evidence from Italian Students” (with Michela Ponzo), Journal of Policy Modeling, 2014, Vol. 36, Issue 3, May–June, pp. 578–599.

 

24.               “Media Exposure and Individual Choices: Evidence from Lottery Players” (with Maria De Paola), Economic Modelling, 2014, Volume 38, February, pp. 385-391.

 

25.              “Firm Size and Wages in Italy: Evidence from Exogenous Job Displacements”, The Manchester School, 2014, Vol. 82, Issue 6, pp. 677 – 700.

 

26.              “Professors’ Beauty, Ability and Teaching Evaluations in Italy”, (with Michela Ponzo), The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: Contributions, 2013, vol. 13, Issue 2, pp. 811-835.

 

27.               “The Deterrent Effects of the Penalty Point System for Driving Offences: A Regression Discontinuity Approach” (with Maria De Paola and Maria Tiziana Falcone), Empirical Economics, 2013, vol. 45, Issue 2, pp. 965-985.

 

28.              “Consumers’ Reactions to Negative Information on Product Quality: Evidence from Scanner Data” (with Maria De Paola), Review of Industrial Organization, 2013, Vol. 42, Issue 3, pp. 235-280.

 

29.              “Class Size Effects on Student Achievement: Heterogeneity across Abilities and Fields”, Education Economics, (with Maria De Paola and Michela Ponzo), 2013, vol. 21, 2, pp. 135-153.

 

30.              “Technological Catch-up or Neoclassical Convergence? Identifying the Channels of Convergence for Italian Regions”, Economics and Business Letters, 2013.

 

31.              “Monetary Incentives and Student Achievement in a Depressed Labour Market: Results from a Randomized Experiment” (with Maria De Paola and Rosanna Nisticò), Journal of Human Capital, 2012, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 56-85.

 

32.              “The Effects of Managerial Turnover: Evidence from Coach Dismissals in Italian Soccer Teams” (with Maria De Paola), Journal of Sports Economics, April 2012, 13, 2, pp. 152-168.

 

33.               “Frequency of Examinations and Student Achievement in a Randomized Experiment” (with Maria De Paola), Economics of Education Review, 2011, Vol. 30, Issue 6, pp. 1416-1429.

 

34.              “Political Competition and Politician Quality: Evidence from Italian Municipalities” (with Maria De Paola), Public Choice, 2011, Vol. 148, No. 3-4, pp.547-559.

 

35.              “The Effects of Class Size on the Achievement of College Students” (with Maria De Paola), The Manchester School, 2011, Vol. 79, No. 6, pp. 1061–1079.

 

36.              “A Simple Model of Favouritism in Recruitment”, Research in Economics, (with Michela Ponzo), 2011, Volume 65, Issue 2, June, pp. 78-88.

 

37.              “Corsi pre-universitari e rendimenti degli studenti” (with Maria De Paola), QA - Rivista dell’Associazione Rossi Doria, 2011, n. 2, pp. 57-84.

 

38.              “Can Gender Quotas Break Down Negative Stereotypes? Evidence from Changes in Electoral Rules”, (with Maria De Paola and Rosetta Lombardo), Journal of Public Economics, 2010, June, Vol. 94, Issues 5-6, pp. 344-353.

 

39.              A Signalling Model of School Grades under Different Evaluation Systems” (with Maria De Paola), Journal of Economics, 2010, 101, 3, pp. 199-212.

 

40.               “Shirking and Employment Protection Legislation: Evidence from a Natural Experiment”, Economics Letters, 2010, Vol. 107, Issue 2, pp. 276-280.

 

41.              “Peer Effects in Higher Education: Does the Field of Study Matter?” (with Giorgio Brunello and Maria De Paola), Economic Inquiry, 2010, Volume 48, n. 3, July, pp. 621–634.

 

42.              “Worker Absenteeism and Incentives: Evidence from Italy”, Managerial and Decision Economics, December 2010, Volume 31, Issue 8, pp. 503-515.

 

43.               “Effort Observability, Incentive Systems and Organizational Forms” (with Maria De Paola), Labour, 2010, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp. 221–237.

 

44.              “The Use of Informal Networks in Italy: Efficiency or Favoritism?”, (with Michela Ponzo) Journal of Socio-Economics, 2010, 39, 1, pp. 89-99.

 

45.              “Peer Group Effects in the Academic Performance of Italian Students” (with Maria De Paola), Applied Economics, 2010, 42, 17, 2203-2215.

 

46.               “Intergenerational Transfers of Public Sector Jobs: A Shred of Evidence on Nepotism”, Public Choice, 2009, 141, pp. 167–188.

 

47.              “Task Assignment, Incentives and Technological Factors” (with Maria De Paola), Managerial and Decision Economics, 2009, Vol. 30, n. 1, pp. 43-55.

 

48.              “An Empirical Study of Happiness in Italy” (with Michela Ponzo), The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: Contributions, 2008, Vol. 8: Issue 1, Article 15.

 

49.               “Are Subjective Evaluations Biased by Social Factors or Connections? An Econometric Analysis of Soccer Referee Decisions”, Empirical Economics, 2008, vol. 35, Number 1, August, pp. 123-140.

 

 

50.              “Il Ruolo dei Network Sociali nel Mercato del Lavoro Italiano: Evidenza e Ipotesi Interpretative” (with Maria De Paola and Michela Ponzo), La Rivista delle Politiche Sociali (Italian Journal of Social Policy), n. 2, 2008, pp. 125-141.

 

 

51.              “Returns to Skills, Incentives to Study and Optimal Educational Standards” (with Maria De Paola), Journal of Economics, (2007), Vol. 92, No. 3, pp. 229–262.

 

52.               “Quality of Human and Physical Capital and Technological Gaps across Italian Regions”,  Regional Studies, vol. 41, n. 5, July 2007, pp. 585-599.

 

53.               “Delegation, Skills Acquisition and Turnover Costs” (with Maria De Paola), 2007, International Journal of the Economics of Business, vol. 14, n. 1, pp. 111-133.

 

54.               “Organizational Design, Project Selection and Incentives” (with Maria De Paola), 2006, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 162, September (3), pp. 424-449.

 

55.              “Contratti incompleti ed enforcement endogeno. Una rassegna della letteratura”, Economia Politica, Anno XX, n. 3, dicembre 2003, pp. 391-440.

 

56.              “Azzardo morale dell'impresa negli investimenti in capitale umano generico” (with Maria De Paola), Politica Economica, anno XIX, n. 1, aprile 2003, pp. 31-61.

 

57.              “Family Ties and Training Provision in an Insider-Outsider Framework”, (with Maria De Paola), Journal of Socio-Economics, vol. 32, n. 2, Anno 2003, pp. 197-217.

 

58.              “The Role of Turnover Costs in the Enforcement of Performance Related Pay Contracts”, Metroeconomica, vol. 54, n. 1, February 2003, pp. 60-78.

 

59.              “Complementarietà tra istruzione e investimenti in training delle imprese: alcune interpretazioni teoriche”, (with Maria De Paola), Rivista di Politica Economica, Settembre-Ottobre 2002, vol. 92, n. 9-10, pp. 97-125.

 

60.              Firms’ Training Decisions and Unemployment in Italian Labour Markets” (with Maria De Paola), Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia, Vol. 61, n. 1, Giugno 2002, pp. 103-26.

 

61.              “The Role of Family Ties in the Labour Market. An Interpretation Based on Efficiency Wage Theory”, (with Maria De Paola), Labour, Vol. 15, n. 4, December 2001, pp. 603-623.

 

62.              “I vincoli al licenziamento come "commitment device" nei contratti impliciti incentivanti”, Politica Economica, 2001, Anno XVII, n. 1, Aprile, pp. 47-72.

 

63.              Uneven Regional Development in Italy: Explaining Differences in Productivity Levels” (with Francesco Aiello), Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia, Vol. 60, n. 2, Settembre 2000, pp. 270-98.

 

64.              “Un modello con contratti di agenzia self-enforcing e reputazione dell’impresa”, Rivista Italiana degli Economisti, 1999, Anno IV, n. 1, Aprile, pp. 37-72.

 

C. Recent Working Papers

 

1.                  “Risk Aversion and Entrepreneurship: New Evidence Exploiting Exposure to Massive Earthquakes in Italy” (with Guido de Blasio, Maria De Paola, Samuele Poy), IZA Discussion Paper.

 

2.                  Civicness Drain” (with Casari, M.; Ichino, A.; Michaeli, M.; De Paola, M.; Marandola, G.), CEPR Discussion Paper Series DP13311, November 2018 (anche IZA Discussion Paper No. 11955).

 

3.                  “Teamwork, Leadership and Gender” (with Maria De Paola and Francesca Gioia), IZA Discussion Paper No. 11861, Settembre 2018 (presentato alla AIEL Conference, Rende, Settembre 2017).

 

4.                  “Free-Riding and Knowledge Spillovers in Teams: The Role of Social Ties”, (with Maria De Paola and Francesca Gioia), IZA Discussion Paper No 10257, October 2016.

 

5.                  “Cost-Sharing and Use of Health Services in Italy: Evidence from a Fuzzy Regression Discontinuity Design” (with Michela Ponzo), IZA Discussion Paper No. 9772, February 2016.

 

6.                  “Cultural Values and Decision to Work of Immigrant Women in Italy”, (with Manuela Stranges), IZA Discussion Paper No. 8522, Ottobre 2014.

 

65.              “Cost-Sharing and Use of Health Services in Italy: Evidence from a Fuzzy Regression Discontinuity Design” (with Michela Ponzo), IZA Discussion Paper No. 9772, February 2016.

 

 

D) Contributions in books and other journals

 

66.              “Differenze di genere nella propensione a competere: l’evidenza dai risultati dell’Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale” (with Maria De Paola and Michela Ponzo), Rapporto biennale sullo stato del sistema universitario e della ricerca 2016, ANVUR.

 

67.              “Selezione e formazione dei lavoratori” in Pepi De Caleo, Brucchi Luchino (a cura di), Manuale di economia del lavoro, 2015, Il Mulino.

 

68.              “L’uso degli esperimenti randomizzati in economia del lavoro” (with Maria De Paola), in Pepi De Caleo, Brucchi Luchino (a cura di), Manuale di economia del lavoro, 2015, Il Mulino.

 

69.              Rapporto di Valutazione del Progetto “Percorsi Azzeramento Deficit Competenze” (with Maria De Paola), Regione Calabria, Piano Regionale per le Risorse Umane, Dicembre 2009.

 

70.              “Il Ruolo dei Network Sociali nel Mercato del Lavoro Italiano: Evidenza e Ipotesi Interpretative” (with Maria De Paola and Michela Ponzo), La Rivista delle Politiche Sociali (Italian Journal of Social Policy), n. 2, 2008, pp. 125-141.

 

71.              “Distorsioni nel mercato del lavoro e investimenti in istruzione”, (with Maria De Paola), Quaderni di Economia del Lavoro, 2005, anno 30, vol. 83-84, pp. 111-129.

 

72.               “I benefici e i costi della delega del potere decisionale” (with Maria De Paola), Quaderni di Rassegna Sindacale, n. 2, 2005, pp. 73-96.

 

 

73.               “Regional Productivity Differentials and Convergence in Italy: Evidence from Panel Data” (with Francesco Aiello) in Impresa, mercato, lealtà territoriale - Atti della XXVII Conferenza italiana di Scienze Regionali - Pisa 12/14 Ottobre 2006.

 

74.               The Role of Human Capital in Economic Development: A New Quality Assessment” in Strongin R. (ed.), Atti del Convegno International Conference on Regional Aspects of Public Economics, Nizhni Novgorod, Russia, April 20-21, 2005, NNGU Press, pp. 498-503.

 

75.              “Relazioni industriali, sindacati e contrattazione collettiva” (with Maria De Paola), in Lucifora, C. (ed. ), Mercato, occupazione e salari: la ricerca sul lavoro in Italia, Rapporto ISFOL, 2003, Mondadori, Milano, pp. 58-83.

 

76.              “Il ruolo dei legami familiari nel mercato del lavoro: una nuova formulazione dei modelli di salari di efficienza e di insiders-outsiders”, (with Maria De Paola), in Anania, G., (ed. ), Scelte pubbliche, strategie private e sviluppo economico in Calabria, Rubbettino Editore, Soveria Mannelli (CZ), 2001, pp. 749-781.

 

77.               “Teoria e regole della scelta collettiva”, in Botarelli, S. (ed. ), Fondamenti di Scienza delle Finanze, cap. 2, pp. 37-60, Hoepli, Milano,1999.

 

78.              “Il sistema previdenziale e assistenziale”, in Botarelli, S. (ed. ), Fondamenti di Scienza delle Finanze, cap. 10, pp. 235-59, Hoepli, Milano, 1999.

 

79.              La Calabria verso il futuro. Strategie di innovazione e prospettive di sviluppo. Il sistema economico regionale (with Domenico Cersosimo), RIS-Calabria, Meridiana Libri Editore, 1999.

 

E) Articles

 

“Il VAR fa bene al calcio”, LaVoce.info, 10.07.2018

Chi trova un amico si impegna di più”, LaVoce.info, 23. 09.2016 (with Maria De Paola and Francesca Gioia)

“Non tutte le lauree sono uguali, ma nessuna è inutile”, LaVoce.info, 19.7.2016 (with Maria De Paola)

“L’Università chiusa nel recinto dei settori”, LaVoce.info, 24.11.2015 (with Maria De Paola and Tullio Jappelli)

“Le scelte economiche? Dettate dai valori culturali”, LaVoce.info, 02.10.2015 (with Manuela Stranges)

“La carriera delle donne riletta in una partita di tennis”, LaVoce.info, 08.09.2015 (with Maria De Paola)

“La parità di genere non sale in cattedra”, LaVoce.info, 16.06.2015 (with Maria De Paola and Michela Ponzo)

“Quei numeri che aiutano a crescere”, LaVoce.info, 29.05.2015 (with Guido de Blasio and Maria De Paola)

Le sirene che allontanano dalla laurea”, LaVoce.info, 28.10.2014 (with Maria De Paola and Francesca Gioia)

Donne sull'orlo di una crisi di competizione”, LaVoce.info, 29.07.2014 (with Maria De Paola and Michela Ponzo)

“A scuola a cinque anni? I risultati peggiorano”, LaVoce.info, 17.06.2014 (with Michela Ponzo)

“Chi sale in cattedra”, LaVoce.info,11.03.14 (with Maria De Paola and Michela Ponzo)

“Le donne? Competitive come gli uomini”, LaVoce.info, 28.01.2014 (with Maria De Paola and Francesca Gioia),

“Per la gloria o per il denaro?”, Crusoe, 18.10.2013 (with Michela Ponzo)

“L’assenteismo frenato dalla paura”, LaVoce.info,15.03.13 (with Daniela Vuri)

Fatigue and Team Performance in Soccer: Evidence from the FIFA World Cup and the UEFA European Championship, Football Perspectives, 02.03.2013.  

“The effects of managerial turnover: Evidence from manager dismissals in Italian football teams”, Football Perspectives (with Maria De Paola), 02.012013.

“Quando il docente è bello sembra anche più bravo”, LaVoce.info, 26.06.2012 (with Michela Ponzo).

“Sorteggio non fa rima con merito”, LaVoce.info, 08.03.2011 (with Maria De Paola)

“Incentivi allo studio”, LaVoce.info, 22.02.2011 (with Maria De Paola).

“Patente di successo”, LaVoce.info, 31.08.2010 (with Maria De Paola)

“Ma le quote di genere funzionano”, LaVoce.info, 16.04.2010 (with Maria De Paola)

“Gli effetti della legge 133/2008 sull’assenteismo dei dipendenti pubblici: un caso studio” (with Maria De Paola), Focus IBL, Istituto Bruno Leoni, n. 149, nov. 2009.

“Il posto pubblico? Si eredita”, LaVoce.info, 25-06-2009.


 

 

F) Other Professional Activities

 

 

Referee for the following Journals:  

B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy; B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics; Contemporary Economic Policy; Economic Inquiry; Economic Journal; Economics Letters; Economics of Education Review; Economics & Politics; Education Economics; European Economic Review; European Journal of Political Economy; International Journal of the Economics of Business; International Journal of Sport Finance; IZA Journal of Labor Economics; IZA Journal of European Labor Studies; Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics; Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization; Journal of the European Economic Association; Journal of Economic Psychology; Journal of Economics; Journal of Human Capital; Journal of Institutional Economics; Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics; Journal of Labor Economics; Journal of Policy Analysis and Management; Journal of Productivity Analysis; Journal of Public Economics; Journal of Sports Economics; Journal of Sport Management; Labour; Oxford Economic Papers; Personnel Review; Psychological Reports; Public Choice; QA-Rivista dell’Associazione Rossi Doria; Quality & Quantity; Cities; Regional Studies; Research Policy; Review of Regional Studies; Rivista di Politica Economica; Rivista Italiana degli Economisti; SERIEs (Journal of the Spanish Economic Association); Social Science Research; Southern Economic Journal.

 

Referee for Italian VQR 2011-2014.

 

Referee per PRIN projects.

 

 

 

 

Conferences

 

q     Workshop on Remedial Education (Invited), FEDEA, Madrid (January 2017)

q     Seminar (Invited), Dipartimento di Economia, Università di Pisa (May 2016)

q     AIEL Conference Trento September 2016

q     Convegno “Un premio che nessuno ha ancora immaginato. Per i settant'anni del Premio Strega. Il Premio, i media, il mercato editoriale”, Roma, Giugno 2016

q  SIE Conference (Società Italiana degli Economisti), II Università di Napoli, Ottobre 2015.

q  The Counterfactual Approach to Impact Evaluation, Summer School, Pracatinat, Torino (Settembre 2015)

q  Seminario (Invited), Dipartimento di Economia Politica, Università di Siena (Maggio 2015)

q  Convegno “Brucchi Luchino” Labour Economics Workshop,  Università Federico II Napoli (Dicembre 2014)

q  Conferenza su Metodi Quantitativi per la Valutazione degli Effetti delle Politiche Pubbliche, Progetto Valutazione, Torino, (Dicembre 2014)

q     SIE Conference, Trento, October 2014.

q     AIEL Conference, Pisa, September 2014.

q     Seminar Dipartimento di Economia, Università di Ancona (June 2014).

q     EALE Conference (European Association of Labour Economics), September 2013, Turin.

q     Final Conference PRIN: "Problemi e soluzioni per la valutazione della performance nella Pubblica Amministrazione" (EIEF, Rome, September 2013)

q     Conference Società Italiana degli Economisti (SIE), Matera, October 2012.

q     EALE Conference (European Association of Labour Economics), September 2012, Bonn.

q     AIEL Conference, Seconda Università di Napoli, Caserta, September 2012.

q     European Society for Population Economics Conference, Bern, June 2012

q     III IWAEE Conference - International Workshop on Applied Economics of Education Catanzaro (June 2012)

q     Annual Conference of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE), 1-3 September 2011, Stockholm, Sweden.

q     Conference Società Italiana degli Economisti (SIE), Roma, Ottobre 2011.

q     AIEL Conference, Universita’ Cattolica, Milano, Settembre 2011.

q     Conference IWAEE - International Workshop on Applied Economics of Education Catanzaro (Giugno 2011)

q     Conference Società Italiana degli Economisti (SIE), Catania, Ottobre 2010.

q     EALE-SOLE Conference (European Association of Labour Economics & Society of Labor Economics), June 2010, Londra.

q     IWAEE Conference - International Workshop on Applied Economics of Education Catanzaro (Giugno 2010)

q     Conference “Valutare l’istruzione: si può fare” nell’ambito del convegno “Riflettere sul passato per decidere nel presente: dalle valutazioni ex post a Europa 2020”, Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico (DPS), Roma, 19-20 maggio 2010.

q     Seminar Dipartimento di Ricerche Economiche e Sociali, Università di Cagliari (10 Maggio 2010).

q     VIII Labour Economics Workshop "BRUCCHI LUCHINO" – Roma 14-15 December 2009.

q     Conference Società Italiana degli Economisti (SIE), Roma, 22-24 Ottobre 2009.

q     “The Economics of Political Economics”, Milan, Bicocca and Catholic University, 11-12 September 2009

q     Seminar Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche, Università degli Studi di Brescia (Giugno 2009).

q     Conference Società Italiana degli Economisti (SIE), Perugia, 24-25 Ottobre 2008

q     VI Labour Economics Workshop "BRUCCHI LUCHINO" - Salerno 14-15 December 2007

q     Conference European Association of Labour Economists (EALE), Oslo, 21-23 Settembre 2007.

q     Seminar Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche, Università degli Studi di Bari (Maggio 2007)

q     Conference Società Italiana degli Economisti (SIE),  Ottobre 2006, Verona.

q     Conference Associazione Italiana Economisti del Lavoro (AIEL), Settembre 2006, Udine.

q     IV Labour Economics Workshop "BRUCCHI LUCHINO", Dicembre 2005, Milano.

q     Conference Associazione Italiana Economisti del Lavoro (AIEL), Settembre 2005, Roma.

q     Conference Università di Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), febbraio 2005.

q     II Labour Economics Workshop "BRUCCHI LUCHINO", Dicembre 2003, Milano.

q     16° Conference European Association of Labour Economists (EALE), Lisbona, 9-11 Settembre 2004.

q     XIX Conference Economia del Lavoro (AIEL), Modena, Settembre 2004.

q     XVIII Conference Economia del Lavoro (AIEL), Messina, 24-25 Settembre 2003.

q     XVII Conference di Economia del Lavoro (AIEL), Salerno, 26-27 Settembre 2002.

q     XLII Conference Società Italiana degli Economisti (SIE), Roma, 25-27 Ottobre 2001

q     XVI Conference Economia del Lavoro (AIEL), Firenze, 4-5 Ottobre 2001.

 

 

 

Research Projects

 

2009: PRIN: "Programma di Ricerca Scientifica di Rilevante Interesse Nazionale". "Problemi e soluzioni per la valutazione della performance nella Pubblica Amministrazione" (National Coordinator: Andrea Ichino, University of Bologna)

2005: PRIN: “Assetto istituzionale, scelte scolastiche, e mercati del lavoro e finanziari” (National Coordinator: Giuseppe Bertola, University of Turin).

2003: PRIN: “Formazione, istituzioni e mercato del lavoro” (National Coordinator: Giorgio Brunello, University of Padova).

2001: PRIN: “Strutture scolastiche, formazione e carriere lavorative”  (National Coordinator: Daniele Checchi, University of Milano).

 

 

Other activities

 

November 2016 - present: Member of the National Commission for the awarding of the National Scientific Qualification for Full and Associate Professors (Field: Economics 13/A1)

 

November 2015 – present: Deputy Head of the “Dipartimento di Economia, Statistica e Finanza, Università della Calabria”.

 

May 2008-present: Committee member of the Ph.D. in Economic and Managerial Sciences “Scienze Economiche e Aziendali”, University of Calabria.

 

May 2008 – October 2011: Coordinator of the Economics Sciences Doctorate within the Doctorate School of Economic and Managerial Sciences (Scuola di Dottorato in in Scienze Economiche e Aziendali), University of Calabria.

 

December 2006 – October 2010: Deputy Head of the “Dipartimento di Economia e Statistica, Università della Calabria”.

 

November 2001 – April 2008: Committee member of the Ph.D. in “Economia Applicata”, Dipartimento di Economia e Statistica, Università della Calabria.



 

 

Honors

 

Tarantelli Prize 2013 for the best paper of Labor Economics (conferred dall’Associazione Italiana Economisti del Lavoro, AIEL)