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 The design and implementation of teacher performance pay in Italian public schools, 2015-2016 (with Paola Mattei), forthcoming in Comparative Education Review 2021

 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) Economica Volume 88 (352) , October 2021, 1107-1129

 Where Do I Stand? Assessing Researchers' Beliefs about Their Relative Productivity (with M.Bertoni, G.Brunello and L.Rocco) Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization 2021, vol. 185(C), 61-80

 Convergence or polarisation? The impact of research assessment exercises in the Italian case (with I.Mazzotta, S.Momigliano and F.Olivanti) Scientometrics vol. 124(2), pages 1439-1455, August 2020

 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) 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)



 Examining the impact of educational reforms on schooling and competences in PIAAC (with Lorenzo Cappellari and Marco Ovidi) in Paola Mattei, Xavier Dumay, Eric Mangez, Jacqueline Behrend (eds). The Oxford Handbook on Education and Globalization. Oxford University Press (forthcoming 2023)

 Entering the Italian academia is getting harder and harder ? (with Tindaro Cicero), in Checchi, D., T.Jappelli and A.Uricchio (eds) Teaching, Research and Academic Careers - An Analysis of the Interrelations and Impacts Springer Nature 2022

 Academic self-concept change in junior high school students and relationships with academic achievement (with F.Fraccaroli, E.Perinelli, F.Pisanu, F.Scalas) forthcoming in Contemporary Educational Psychology 2022

 Incentives and Careers in Italian Academia: Theory and Empirical Analysis (with G.DeFraja and S.Verzillo), forthcoming in The Review of Economics and Statistics 2021

 Selecting or rewarding teachers? International evidence from primary schools (with Michela Braga, Christelle Garrouste and Francesco Scervini), forthcoming in Economics of Education Review 76/2020

 IC technology and learning. An impact evaluation of Classi2.0 (with Enrico Rettore and Silvia Girardi) Education Economics 2019, v.27/3: 241-64

 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

 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 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), Work Employment and Society 2019, 33(3): 462-482

 Selection from ordered sets (with G.DeFraja and S.Verzillo) Social Choice and Welfare 2018, vol.50(4): 677-703

 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, 27(3): 249-271



 Inequality of opportunity (with Vito Peragine) in Klaus F. Zimmermann (editor), Handbook on Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics, Springer (forthcoming 2023)

 Empirical challenges comparing inequality across countries. The case of middle-income countries from the LIS database (with Andrej Cupak, Teresa Munzi) in Carlos Gradin, Murray Leibbrandt, and Finn Tarp (eds) Inequality in the Developing World, Oxford University Press 2021: 74-108

 The long term evolution of inequality of opportunity (with Maurizio Bussolo and Vito Peragine), forthcoming in Journal of Economic Inequality 2023
 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 Garcia-Penalosa and Lara Vivian), IZA Journal of European Labor Studies 2016: 5-15

 Inequality of Opportunity in Europe: is there a role for institutions ? (with Vito Peragine and Laura Serlenga) in 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



 Working in the public sector. Evidence from Europe and the US (with Claudio Lucifora and Alessandra Fenizia), report to the Fondazione R.DeBenedetti 2020

 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



 A pluralist view on inequality from Luxemburg Income Study (LIS) (with Piotr Paradowski) in Janet Box-Steffensmeier, Dino P. Christenson and Valeria Sinclair-Chapman (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Methodological Pluralism. Oxford University Press (forthcoming 2023)

 The relationship between human mobility and viral transmissibility during the Covid-19 epidemics in Italy (with various authors) mimeo 2020



Version of 31/08/22 (this drawing is by Pierino Zanisi)