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  The design and implementation of teacher performance pay in Italian public schools, 2015-2016 (with Paola Mattei), mimeo 2020

  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) R&R Economica

  Where Do I Stand? Assessing Researchers’ Beliefs about Their Relative Productivity (with M.Bertoni, G.Brunello and L.Rocco) IZA Discussion Paper 13637/2020

  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) 


 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 Cl@ssi2.0 (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
 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
 "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) forthcoming in Carlos Gradín, Murray Leibbrandt, and Finn Tarp (eds) Inequality in the Developing World, Oxford University Press 2021

  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 ? (with Vito Peragine and 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

  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



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