Francesco Lancia

Associate Professor of Economics 

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

CEPR Research Affiliate (MG and POLECON Research Groups), London

CSEF Research Fellow, Naples


You may download my CV and contact me at francesco.lancia@unive.it


Research Interests: Macroeconomics, Political Economy, Public Finance

Working Papers

Default Dilemma, with Sergio Cappellini, Alessia Russo and Tim Worrall. In progress

On the Effectiveness of Gendering Politics, with Arcangelo Dimico and Alessia Russo. Under revision

Politically Sustainable Pensions, with Alessia Russo and Tim Worrall. In progress

Public Debt and Growth  with Partisan Politics, with Sergio Cappellini and Alessia Russo. Under revision

Publications

Intergenerational Insurance, with Alessia Russo and Tim Worrall. Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming [Link]

Additional Materials: Replication Files. Earlier version: CEPR Discussion Paper 15540

Prices vs. Quantities for Self-enforcing Agreements, with Bård Harstad and Alessia Russo. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2022, 111:102595

Earlier version: CEPR Discussion Paper 15044

Youth Enfranchisement, Political Responsiveness, and Education Expenditure: Evidence from the U.S., with Graziella Bertocchi, Arcangelo Dimico and Alessia Russo.  American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2020, 12(3):76-106

Additional Materials: Online Appendix, Replication Files. Earlier version: CEPR Discussion Paper 12332. Coverage: AEA Research Highlights, New York Times, VoxEu, BI Business Review, Center for Global Development

Compliance Technology and Self-enforcing Agreements, with Bård Harstad and Alessia Russo. Journal of the European Economic Association, 2019, 17(1): 1–29. Lead article

Coverage: Dagens Næringsliv

Sustaining Cooperation through Self-Interested Actions, with Alessia Russo. The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, 2019, 19(2): 1–11. Lead article

Public Education and Pensions in Democracy: A Political Economic Theory, with Alessia Russo. Journal of the European Economic Association, 2016, 14(5):1038–1073

Additional Materials: Online AppendixReplication Files. Coverage: NEP-DGE Blog

A Politico-Economic Model of Aging, Technology Adoption and Growth, with Giovanni Prarolo. Journal of Population Economics, 2012, 25(3):989–1018

Book Chapters

Life Expectancy, Human Capital Accumulation, Technological Adoption and the Process of Economic Growth, with Giovanni Prarolo, in Labour Markets and Demographic Change, 169-189. Eds. Michael Kuhn and Carsten Ochsen: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2009