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Welcome to my personal Web site!

Here you can find information about my research and my professional activities.
In short:

I am a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Mannheim, an economist at the Bank of Italy (on unpaid leave) and a research affiliate at IZA (Institute of Labor Economics). 
I received my PhD from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in 2013. During my PhD studies I had been regularly visiting Universitat Autònoma de BarcelonaI visited the Research Department of the Bank of Spain during summer 2017.


  • I am teaching "Public Finance" at EBS  and the seminar "Family Policies: An Economic Perspective" at the University of Mannheim this semester.
Research interests:
  • Labor Economics
  • Family Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Macroeconomics
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Contact Information:
University of Mannheim
Department of Economics
L7, 3-5 - Room P.026
68161 Mannheim
Tel. +49(0)621 181 3299
Email: adefi81(at)yahoo.gr