Roberto Nisticò

Senior Assistant Professor of Economics (RTD-B), University of Naples Federico II

Research Fellow, CSEF

Research Affiliate, IZA

Research Affiliate, HEDG

Research Affiliate, HiCN

Research interests: Development Economics, Economics of Education, Health Economics, Labor Economics and Political Economics.

Contacts:

Department of Economics and Statistics

University of Naples Federico II

Via Cintia Monte S. Angelo, 80126 Napoli, Italy

Tel: +39 081 675358

E-mail: r.nistico@gmail.com; roberto.nistico@unina.it

Short Bio

Academic Positions:

2018- Senior Assistant Professor (RTD-B), Department of Economics and Statistics (DiSES), University of Naples Federico II

2016-2018 Assistant Professor (RTD-A), Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Naples Federico II

2013-2016 Postdoctoral Fellow, CSEF and University of Naples Federico II

Education:

2014 PhD in Economics, University of Essex, UK

2012 Doctorate in Economics, University of Naples Parthenope

2008 Master in Economics and Finance (MEF), University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Recent Awards and Grants:

2021 Research grant, UNU-WIDER, principal investigator

2021 Research grant, University of Naples Federico II, co-principal investigator

2020 Visitinps fellowship, INPS, principal investigator

2019 Research grant, EIEF, principal investigator

2018 Italian National Scientific Qualification as associate professor of Economics (13/A1) and Economic Policy (13/A2)

2018 Research grant, ANVUR, co-investigator

2017 Etta Chiuri Prize, Italian Society of Public Economics (SIEP)


My full CV

Research

Journal articles:

Journal of Development Economics , 2019, 141, 102375

[Awarded the 2017 Etta Chiuri Prize]

Journal of Development Economics, 2019, 141, 102249

Demography, 2019, 56 (3): 935-968

The Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, 2018, 34 (2): 272-299

[Featured in: The Conversation, The Independent, The Wire, Money Week, Blogos]

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2018, 80 (5): 931-950

Public Choice, 2014, 161 (3-4): 321-344

[Online appendix]

Journal of Comparative Economics, 2014, 42 (4): 1065-1078


Research papers:

Revise and Resubmit at Economic Policy

[Awarded the 2018 EIEF Research Grant] [Featured in: Lavoce, IlFattoQuotidiano]

Revise and Resubmit at Review of Economics and Statistics

[Previously appeared as Rank concerns, peer effects, and ability tracking in university. Evidence from a randomized experiment]

[Featured in: EEA Media Briefings, Het Financieele Dagblad]

[Previously appeared as The economics behind the epidemic: Afghan opium price and prescription opioids in the US]

[Awarded the 2018 ANVUR Research Grant]


Research in progress:

  • Trade Flows in the Shadow of Economic Sanctions (with V. Bove and J. Di Salvatore) [Awarded the UNU-WIDER Research Grant]

  • The socio-economic impact of hosting refugee centers on Italian municipalities (with E. Ciani and C. Deiana)

  • Microeconomic effects of peacekeeping on health (with V. Bove, J. Di Salvatore, L. Elia)

  • Conflict, fertility and the impact of peacekeeping (with V. Bove, J. Di Salvatore, L. Elia)


Book chapters:


My other research pages: CSEF, Google Scholar, IDEAS, IZA, ResearchGate, SSRN

Teaching

Recent teaching modules:

2018- Labor Economics (BA level), University of Naples Federico II, Lecturer

2018- Economic Policy (BA level), University of Naples Federico II, Lecturer

2018-2019 Macroeconomics (PhD level), University of Calabria, Lecturer

2017-2018 Economics of Conflict (PhD level), University of Naples Federico II, Co-lecturer

2017-2018 Macroeconomics I (MSc level), MEF, University of Naples Federico II, Teaching Fellow

2017-2018 Macroeconomics (BA level), Air Force Academy, Pozzuoli, Naples, Lecturer

2016-2017 Macroeconomics (BA level), University of Naples Federico II, Lecturer


My teaching page: docenti.unina