Born in Rome, on April 12th 1978.
- Dipartimento di Economia e Finanza
2008 PhD in Econometrics and Empirical Economics (“Dottorato in Econometria ed Economia empirica”), Tor Vergata University. Supervisor: Prof. Franco Peracchi. Committee: Prof. Arthur van Soest, Prof. Tullio Jappelli, Prof. Mario Padula.
2005 International PhD Program in Health Economics and Policy, University of Lausanne (Switzerland).
2004 Master (MSc) in Economics, concentration on Quantitative Methods, Tor Vergata University.
2003 Laurea Summa cum laude in Economics, dissertation in Econometrics, Tor Vergata University.
Main research interests
Econometric theory and applications. Health and Labor Economics. Behavioral and Experimental Economics.
2011–2013 Behavioral Psychology and Economics (TA), Master Degree in International Relations (in English), LUISS Guido Carli.
2009–2013 Data Analysis and Quantitative Methods (TA), Master Degree in General Management (in English), LUISS Guido Carli.
2009–2011 Uncertainty and Economic Behavior (TA), Undergraduate Degree in Economics and Finance (in Italian), LUISS Guido Carli.
2008–2009 Behavioral Economics and Game Theory (TA), Undergraduate Degree in Economics and Finance (in Italian), LUISS Guido Carli.
2007–2008 Statistics (TA), Undergraduate Degree in Economics (in Italian), LUISS Guido Carli.
2005–2007 Introduction to Econometrics – Regression with STATA (TA), Undergraduate Degree in Economics (in Italian), Tor Vergata University.
2004–2005 Nonparametric Methods (TA), Master Degree in Economics (in English), Tor Vergata University.
Articles in refereed journals
- “The heterogeneous thresholds ordered response model: Identification and inference”, with Franco Peracchi, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), 176:2 (2013), 1–20.
- “Heterogeneity in health responses and anchoring vignettes”, with Franco Peracchi, Empirical Economics, 42:2 (2012), 513–538.
- “The determinants of teacher mobility: Evidence using Italian teachers’ transfer applications”, with Gianna Barbieri and Paolo Sestito, Economics of Education Review, 30:6 (2011), 1430–1444.
- “Drug compliance, co-payment and health outcomes: Evidence from a panel of Italian patients”, with Vincenzo Atella, Franco Peracchi, and Domenico Depalo, Health Economics, 15:9 (2006), 875–892.
- “Mobilità geografica e professionale dei docenti italiani”, with Gianna Barbieri and Piero Esposito, in G. De Simone et al. (eds.), Rapporto sulla scuola in Italia 2009, Editori Laterza, Rome, 2009, 117–125.
- “Sampling design and weighting strategies in the second wave of SHARE”, with Giuseppe De Luca, in Axel Börsch-Supan et al. (eds.), First Results from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (2004–2007) - Starting the Longitudinal Dimension, MEA, Mannheim, 2008, 333–338.
- “Teacher Mobility and Student Learning”, with Gianna Barbieri and Paolo Sestito, INVALSI Working Paper No.18/2013, March 2013.
- “In-Work Benefits for Married Couples: An Ex-Ante Evaluation of EITC and WTC Policies in Italy”, with Giuseppe De Luca and Daniela Vuri, IZA Discussion Paper No. 6739, July 2012.
- “The determinants of teacher mobility. Evidence from a panel of Italian teachers”, with Gianna Barbieri and Paolo Sestito, Temi di Discussione No. 761, Bank of Italy, June 2010.
- “Gender and regional differences in self-rated health in Europe”, with Franco Peracchi, CEIS Working Paper No. 142, Tor Vergata University, February 2009.