DENNI TOMMASI

Assistant Professor @ University of Bologna

Department of Economics

Bologna, Italy

E-mail: denni [dot] tommasi [at] unibo [dot] it

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Bio: I am an Assistant Professor at the University of Bologna. Previously, I was an Assistant Professor at Monash University (2018-2021). I obtained my Ph.D. in Economics from ECARES, Université libre de Bruxelles, in October 2017.

Fields: Labor Economics, Development Economics, Program Evaluation.

Affiliations: IZA, CDES, SoDA Labs.

RESEARCH

Current Projects:

1. "Identification and Estimation of Program Benefits When Participation is Misreported" (with L. Zhang).

2. "ivreg2m: Identification and Estimation of Program Benefits When Participation is Misreported in Stata" (with C. Baum and L. Zhang).

3. "Distance and Geographic Area Fixed Effects: A Frequent Misinterpretation" (with S. Becker and L. Zhang)

4. "Women Financial Inclusion: The role of information versus peer pressure'' (with M. Fafchamps, A. Islam and D. Pakrashi). [data collection on hold due to COVID-19]

Working Papers:

4. "The More the Poorer? Resource Sharing and Scale Economies in Large Families" (with R. Calvi, J. Penglase and A. Wolf). 09/2021 [paper] [IZA DP]

3. "Time of Day and High Stakes Cognitive Assessments" (with A. Gaggero). 07/2021 [paper] [IZA DP]

2. "Bounding Program Benefits when Participation is Misreported" (with L. Zhang). 06/2021 [paper] [IZA DP]

1. "ivbounds: Bounding Program Benefits when Participation is Misreported in Stata" (with A. Lin and L. Zhang). 07/2021 [paper]

Publications:

5. "LATE with Missing or Mismeasured Treatment" (with R. Calvi and A. Lewbel). Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 2022 [paper]

4. "Household Responses to Cash Transfers" (with B. De Rock and T. Potoms). Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2022. [paper]

3. "Informational shocks and food safety: A field study on street vendors in urban India" (with G. Daniele and S. Mookerjee). The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2021. [paper] [video presentation]

2. "Control of Resources, Bargaining Power and the Demand of Food: Evidence from PROGRESA". Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2019. [paper]

1. "Estimating Household Resource Shares: A Shrinkage Approach" (with A. Wolf). Economics Letters, 2018. [paper]

Other publications:

1. "The effect of experts' opinion on prices of art works: The case of Peter Brueghel the Younger" (with A. Radermecker and V. Ginsburgh). Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2019. [paper]

Software packages:

“ivbounds: Stata module to bound treatment-effects estimates with potentially misreported and endogenous program participation” (with A. Lin and L. Zhang). 2021. [link]