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A revised version of the paper Grandparental Availability for Child Care and Maternal Labor Force Participation: Pension Reform Evidence from Italy, joint with Massimiliano Bratti and Tommaso Frattini, has been published in the Journal of Population Economics!

Who I am

I am Assistant Professor of Economic Policy at the Department of Political and Social Sciences, University of Pavia, and member of the faculty of the PhD in Economics Milano-Pavia. My research interests are in the field of Inequality and Redistribution, Political Economics, Economics of Education, Public Economics.

I received the Ph.D. in Economics from University of Turin – Collegio Carlo Alberto in 2010 and then I worked as a Post-doc at DEMM, University of Milan; ESOMAS, University of Turin; HDCP IRC, School of Advanced Studies IUSS Pavia. My full curriculum vitae can be downloaded here.

I have published several articles in international journals and chapters in books and I am actually working on several projects.


I received the SIEP prize from the Società Italiana di Economia Pubblica in 2009 and 2014 and the Aldi Hagenaars Memorial Award from the Luxembourg Income Study in 2010.

Last update: December 5, 2017