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 Have you read this? An empirical comparison of the British REF peer review and the Italian VQR bibliometric algorithm (with Alberto Ciolfi, Gianni De Fraja, Irene Mazzotta and Stefano Verzillo) mimeo 2019

 Key-competences in higher education as a tool for democracy (with Raffaella I. Rumiati, Alberto Ciolfi, Annalisa Di Benedetto, Morena Sabella, Maria Rita Infurna, Alessio Ancaiani) forthcoming in  Form@re - Open Journal per la formazione in rete vol. 18, 2019

 Do performance-based research funding systems affect research production and impact? (with Marco Malgarini and Scipione Sarlo) Higher Education Quarterly 2019, vol.73: 45-69
 Does random selection of commissioners improve the quality of selected candidates ? An investigation in the Italian Academia Italian Economic Journal 2018, vol.4(2): 211-247 (with Silvia De Poli and Enrico Rettore


 Selecting or rewarding teachers? International evidence from primary schools (with Michela Braga, Christelle Garrouste and Francesco Scervini), mimeo 2019

 Skilled or educated? Educational reforms, human capital and earnings (with Lorenzo Cappellari, Paolo Castelnovo and Marco Leonardi), Research in Labor Economics 45-2017: 173-197
 Re-testing PISA Students One Year Later: On School Value Added Estimation Using OECD-PISA Rivista di Politica Economica 2016, 145-189 (with M.Bratti
 The Effect of Multigrade Classes on Cognitive and non- Cognitive Skills. Causal Evidence Exploiting Minimum Class Size Rules in Italy (with Maria DePaola) Economics of Education Review 2018 vol.67: 235-53
"The Role of PISA in Regional and Private/Public Debates in Italy" (with S.Verzillo) in Volante, L. (Ed.). The PISA Effect on Global Educational Governance. 2017, Routledge Press: 127-148
 “Gender quotas or girls’ networks? Towards an understanding of recruitment in the research profession in Italy” (with Simona Cicognani and Nevena Kulic), forthcoming in Work Employment and Society 2019
 “IC technology and learning. An impact evaluation of Cl@ssi2.0” (with Enrico Rettore and Silvia Girardi) Education Economics 2018
  Selection from ordered sets" (with G.DeFraja and S.Verzillo) Social Choice and Welfare 2018, vol.50(4): 677-703
 "Publish or Perish? Incentives and Careers in Italian Academia" (with G.DeFraja and S.Verzillo), CEPR Discussion Paper 10084/2014 and IZA Discussion Paper No. 8345,2014
 "Parents' risk aversion and children's educational attainment" (with Carlo Fiorio and Marco Leonardi), Labor economics 2014, 30: 164-175
 Educational Policies and Income Inequality(with H.van den Werfhorst) Socio-Economic Review 2017: 1-25
 “The Policy Response: Education” (with H.van de Werfhorst, M.Braga and E.Meschi) chapter 12 of Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Analytical and Comparative Perspectives, OUP 2013
 “Who Chooses Which Private Education? Theory and International Evidence” (with G.Bertola) Labour 2013
 "Intergenerational Persistence of Educational Attainment in Italy" (with Carlo Fiorio and Marco Leonardi), Economics Letters 2013, 118: 229-232
 "Private school sorting: a cross-country comparison” (with G.Bertola and V.Oppedisano), mimeo 2012

 Empirical challenges comparing inequality across countries. The case of middle-income countries from the LIS database (with Andrej Cupak, Teresa Munzi, and Janet Gornick) WIDER Working Paper 2018/149

 The long term evolution of inequality of opportunity (with Maurizio Bussolo and Vito Peragine), World Bank Policy Research WPS8700

 Does Education Represent a Social Protection for Lifetime in Sub-Saharan Africa ? (with A.Salvi), African Educational Research Journal 5 (4)/2017: 254-80
"Decomposing Earnings Inequality: The Role of Working Hours" (with Cecilia García-Peñalosa and Lara Vivian), IZA Journal of European Labor Studies 2016: 5-15
 “Inequality of Opportunity in Europe: is there a role for institutions ?” (con Vito Peragine e Laura Serlenga) Inequality: Causes and Consequences - Research in Labor Economics, Volume 43/2015, 1-44
 “Labour-market institutions and the dispersion of wage earnings” (con W.Salverda) in A.Atkinson and F.Bourguignon (eds). Handbook of income distribution, vol.2, North Holland 2015, 1535-1728 [currently IZA Discussion Paper n.8220]
 “ITALY: how labour market policies can foster earnings inequality” (with G.Ballarino, M.Braga, M.Bratti, A.Filippin, C.Fiorio, M.Leonardi, E.Meschi and F.Scervini) chapter 16 of Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Thirty Countries’ Experiences, OUP 2013

 "Models of unionism, unemployment and wage bargaining process" (with L.Nunziata), European Journal of Industrial Relations 2011, 17(2): 141-152
 "Inequality and the labour market: Unions" (with J.Visser)  in W.Salverda, B.Nolan and T.Smeeding, (eds) OXFORD HANDBOOK ON ECONOMIC INEQUALITY, Oxford University Press, 230-256


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