Publications

Papers in Refereed Journals

"Employment Protection and Firm-Provided Training in Dual Labour Markets" (with M. Bratti and M. Conti) Labour Economics, 2021, 69 (April), 101972; the paper is available in open access, see also the online appendix.

"A Model of Unions, Two-Tier Bargaining and Capital Investment" (with G. Cardullo and M. Conti) Labour Economics, 2020, 67 (December), 101936.

"Firm Dynamics and Employment Protection: Evidence from Sectoral Data," (with A. Bottasso and M. Conti) Labour Economics, 2017, 48 (October), 35-53.

"Human Capital, Employment Protection and Growth in Europe," (with M. Conti) Journal of Comparative Economics, 2016, 44, 213-230.

"Sunk Capital, Unions and the Hold-Up Problem: Theory and Evidence from Cross-Country Sectoral Data," (with G. Cardullo and M. Conti) European Economic Review, 2015, 76 (May), 253-274.

"Unions and Investment in Intangible Capital," IZA World of Labor, 2015, November.

"Managerial Practices and Students Performance," (with A. Di Liberto and F. Schivardi) Economic Policy, 2015, 30 (84), 683-728.

"Employment Subsidies, Informal Economy and Women's Transition into Work in a Depressed Area: Evidence from a Matching Approach," (with M. Deidda, A. Di Liberto and M. Foddi) IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2015, 4: 7 (April).

"On the Potential Interaction Between Labour Market Institutions and Immigration Policies," (with C. Cigagna) International Journal of Manpower, 2015, 36(4), 441 - 468.

"Wage Returns to Experience and Tenure for Young Men in Italy," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2014, 61(5), 559-588.

"Gender Wage Differentials in Italy: A Structural Estimation Approach," Journal of Population Economics, 2012, 25 (1), 53-87.

"What Can Monopsony Explain of the Gender Wage Differential in Italy?" International Journal of Manpower, 2011, 32 (4), 446-470.

"Schooling, Production Structure and Growth: An Empirical Analysis on Italian Regions," (with C. Hirsch) Rivista Italiana degli Economisti, 2009, 14 (3), 395-419.

"Wage Dispersion and Equilibrium Search Models: Some Evidence from Italy," Labour, 2008, 22 (4), 593-627.

"Wage Mobility in the Italian Labour Market: Comparing Search, Matching and Training Models," Politica Economica - Journal of Economic Policy, 2007, 23 (2), 109-139.

Working Papers and Current Projects

Working paper versions of the published papers are available here.

"On the Emergence of Cooperative Industrial and Labor Relations" (with G. Cardullo, M. Conti, A. Ricci and S. Scicchitano), Working Paper CRENoS 2022-01;

"Dynastic Management and Historical Origins: The Italian Experience" (with G. Cardullo, M. Conti, M. Damiani, A. Ricci and S. Scicchitano), Working Paper INAPP 2022-94;

"Managerial Practices and Student Performance: Evidence from Changes in School Principals" (with A. Di Liberto, L. Giua, F. Schivardi and M. Sideri)

"The Impact of Labour Market Reforms of Job Security and Temporary Work on the Demand for Skilled and Unskilled Labour" (with A. Bottasso, M. Bratti, G. Cardullo and M. Conti)

"Dynamics of Job Mobility during the Pandemic: Evidence from Administrative Data" (with S. Balia, E. Orrù and D. Sonedda)

In Italian

"Le competenze manageriali dei dirigenti scolastici italiani," (con A. Di Liberto, F. Schivardi e M. Sideri) in Pavan A. e Di Liberto A. (a cura di) Il mondo che cambia, Franco Angeli, Milano, Collana Economia Ricerche, 2019;

"Inefficienza allocativa, sindacato e contrattazione decentrata: il caso italiano," (con A. Bottasso e M. Conti) in Dell'Aringa C., Lucifora C. e Treu T. (a cura di) Salari, produttività e disugualianze, Il Mulino, Collana Arel, 2017.

Economia dell'istruzione e del lavoro in Sardegna (A. M. Pinna e G. Sulis, a cura di), CUEC, Cagliari, 2006.

"Differenziali salariali e ricerca di lavoro," in Brucchi Luchino (a cura di) Per un'analisi critica del mercato del lavoro, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2005.

"Crescita virtuosa e crescita neodualistica nell'ambito regionale: tendenze recenti per le aree europee in ritardo di sviluppo," (con P. Piacentini). Rivista Economica del Mezzogiorno, 2000, 1, 57-98.

"Investimenti, produttività e occupazione nelle regioni europee: evidenze ed interpretazioni da un'analisi di ''cluster"", (con P. Piacentini), 2000, Working Paper CRENoS 15.

La Voce

"Troppo precari per essere formati in azienda" (con M. Bratti e M. Conti).

"Investimenti e produttività: quanto conta il sindacato" (con G. Cardullo e M. Conti).

"Le lacune del preside manager" (con A. Di Liberto, F. Schivardi e M. Sideri).

"Se il lavoro è protetto, la crescita rallenta" (con M. Conti).