Domenico Depalo

I am an economist at the Bank of Italy - Labour Mkt Dept.

I got my Ph.D. from Tor Vergata University (Rome) in 2008.

My current research interests are: labor economics, health economics, applied microeconometrics.


  • The paper "True Covid-19 mortality rates from administrative data" has been accepted for publication on Journal of Population Economics, and it is available from here; the replication files are here

  • The paper "Human capital perishes more on Monday" is available as a WP from here

  • The paper "Explaining the causal effect of adherence to medication on cholesterol through the marginal patient" has been published on Health Economics, and it is available here; the replication files are here.

  • The paper "When Technological Advance Meets Physician Learning in Drug Prescribing" with Jay Bhattacharya, Vincenzo Atella, Federico Belotti is now available as a NBER-WP from here

  • The "2nd Workshop on Human Capital" has been postponed to October (Updates can be found here)


Here are my published papers

Here are my working papers

Curriculum Vitae

Here is my CV.

Thank you for your interest



Bank of Italy

Economic Research - Public Finance Dept.

Via Nazionale, 91

00184 Rome,