Francesco Bogliacino

Associate Professor

Universidad Nacional de Colombia


Centro de Investigaciones para el Desarrollo

Calle 44 # 45-67, Unidad Camilo Torres

Edificio 862 - Bloque A4 - Oficina 902

Bogotá D.C., Colombia

(+57 1) 316 5000 ext 10387

fbogliacino <at> unal<dot>edu<dot>co


Selected Publications

Negative shocks predict change in cognitive function and preferences: Assessing the negative affect and stress hypothesis. With C Codagnone, F Montealegre, C Gómez, R Charris, G Liva, F Lupiáñez-Villanueva, F Folkvord, GA Veltri. Scientific Reports. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-83089-0

Assessing concerns for the economic consequence of the COVID-19 response and mental health problems associated with economic vulnerability and negative economic shock in Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom. With C Codagnone, C Gómez, R Charris, F Montealegre, G Liva, F Lupiáñez-Villanueva, F Folkvord, GA Veltri. Plos One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0240876

Socioeconomic stratification and stereotyping: Lab-in-the-field evidence from Colombia (2018), with LM Jiménez and DA Reyes, International Review of Economics 65(1): 77-118

Exposure to and recall of violence reduce short-term memory and cognitive control, with G Grimalda, P Ortoleva, and P Ring, PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1704651114

The Pavitt Taxonomy, revisited: patterns of innovation in manufacturing and services (2016). with M Pianta, Economia Politica, 33(2): 153-180, DOI: 10.1007/s40888-016-0035-1

Pathos & ethos: Emotions and willingness to pay for tobacco products (2015) with C. Codagnone, GA Veltri, A Chakravarty, P. Ortoleva, G. Gaskell, A. Ivchenko, F. Lupiañez-Villanueva, F Mureddu, C. Rudisill, PLOS ONE DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139542

Endogenous Skill Biased Technical Change. With M. Lucchese. Industrial and Corporate Change DOI:10.1093/icc/dtv010

Profits, R&D and Innovation : A Model and a Test (2013) with M. Pianta, Industrial and Corporate Change, 22(3): 649-678

Increasing Income Inequalities? (2013) with V. Maestri. in: W. Salverda et al. (Eds.) (2014) Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Analytical and Comparative Perspectives. Oxford University Press

Wealth Inequality and Accumulation of Debt. With Virginia Maestri and Wiemer Salverda. in: W. Salverda et al. (Eds.) (2014) Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Analytical and Comparative Perspectives. Oxford University Press

R&D and Employment: An application of the LSDVC estimator using European Microdata (2012) with M. Piva and M. Vivarelli, Economics Letters, vol 116, pp 56-59

Innovation and Employment. An Investigation using Revised Pavitt classes (2010) with M. Pianta Research Policy, vol 39(6), pp 799-809


Scienza in vendita. Incertezza, interessi e valori nelle politiche pubbliche (2018), with C Codagnone e GA Veltri, Egea



PhD in Economics - Università di Pavia (Italy) - 2008

Advisor: Giorgio Rampa

Laurea (BA) in Economics, Summa cum laude - Università degli Studi di Torino - 2003


Associate Professor of Economics, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, November 2018 - present

Assistant Professor of Economics, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, August 2014 - August 2018

Assistent Professor, Fundación Universitaria Konrad Lorenz, November 2012- August 2014

Post Doctoral Researcher, Universiteit Van Amsterdam, September 2011 - October 2012

Post Doctoral Researcher, Institute for Perspective Technological Studies, December 2009 - August 2011

Assistant Professor of Economics, Universidad EAFIT, January 2008 - November 2009

Professional Activities

Director, Centro de Investigaciones para el Desarrollo, August 2018-present

Associate Editor, Economia Politica, August 2014 - present

Editor, Cuadernos de Economía, 2016-2018

Grants and Honours

Convocatoria Jesus Antonio Bejarano 2017 (Internal Grant) "Impact of violence on Behavior"

Convocatoria nacional de proyectos para el fortalecimiento de la investigación, creación e innovación de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia 2016-2018 (Internal Grant) "Impact evaluation of the reform of agrarian institutions on the welfare of Colombian rural households"

Best paper in the "Labour Market and Digital Revolution" category, Progressive Economy Annual Forum 31st May 2016, "The dynamics of profits and wages: technology, offshoring and demand" with D. Guarascio and V. Cirillo

National Planning Department (DNP, Colombia) CI 582/2015 "Elaborar una herramienta que permita medir las necesidades de integración comunitaria en comunidades con población víctima retornada o reubicada; y a partir de la aplicación de la herramienta en dos comunidades, realizar una propuesta teórica sobre los criterios de sostenibilidad de los procesos de retorno y/o reubicación"

Secretaria Distrital de Planeación (Bogotá) CI 168/2014 "Realizar un estudio que permita identificar la incidencia de la estratificación socioeconómica urbana sobre la segregación de los hogares bogotanos"

European Commission - EAHC/2011/CP/01 (2012 -2014), Framework Contract with reopening of competition - behavioural studies

Specific Contracts:

Study on marketing to children through social media, online games and mobile applications

Testing Tobacco Labeling and Packaging Additional Service

Testing Tobacco Labeling and Packaging

Testing Car/CO2 Labeling

Study on online gambling and adequate measures for the protection of consumers of gambling services


Current Teaching

Experimental and Behavioral Economics

Research Designs/Impact Evaluation

Office Hours

Tue 5-7 pm