Roberto Nisticò

Associate Professor of Economics, University of Naples Federico II

Research Fellow, CSEF

Research Affiliate, IZA, HEDG, HiCN

Research interests: Development 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:

2021- Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Statistics (DiSES), University of Naples Federico II

2018-2021 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


My full CV

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

My teaching page: docenti.unina

Research

Funded projects:

Ongoing

  • The effects of tenure-track systems on selection, productivity and fertility in Economics, P-I (with Marco G. Nieddu and Lorenzo Pandolfi), 2022, Career Structure in Economics Research Grant, European Economic Association (EUR 20,000)

  • Trade Sanctions and Informal Employment in a Middle-Income Country, P-I (with Ali Moghaddasi Kelishomi), 2022, Detecting and Countering Illicit Financial Flows (Second Call) Research Grant, UNU-WIDER ($10,000)

  • Mothers at peace: post-conflict, fertility and UN peacekeeping, Co-I (with Vincenzo Bove, Jessica Di Salvatore and Leandro Elia), 2021, Institutional Legacies of Violent Conflict Research Grant, UNU-WIDER ($6,000)

  • Toward a comprehensive assessment of labour market reforms, P-I (with Tommaso Oliviero and Annalisa Scognamiglio), 2021, Finanziamento della Ricerca di Ateneo (FRA) Research Grant, University of Naples Federico II (EUR 40,000)

  • The impact of the Italian Jobs Act on fertility, P-I (with Maria De Paola and Vincenzo Scoppa), 2020, VisitINPS Fellowship, INPS, (EUR 4,000)

Past

  • Trade flows in the shadow of economic sanctions, P-I (with Vincenzo Bove and Jessica Di Salvatore), 2021, Detecting and Countering Illicit Financial Flows Research Grant, UNU-WIDER ($10,000)

  • Fertility Decisions and Employment Protection: Evidence from the Italian Jobs Act, P-I, (with Maria De Paola and Vincenzo Scoppa), 2019, EIEF Research Grant, Einaudi Institute of Economics and Finance (EUR 4,000)

  • Academic careers and fertility decisions, Co-I (with Maria De Paola and Vincenzo Scoppa), 2018, ANVUR Idee di Ricerca Research Grant, Italian National Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research Institutes (EUR 11,000)


Research Papers:

Development Economics

Labor Economics

Political Economics


Research in progress:

  • Mothers at peace: post-conflict, fertility and UN peacekeeping (with Vincenzo Bove, Jessica Di Salvatore, Leandro Elia) [Awarded the UNU-WIDER "Institutional Legacies of Violent Conflict" Research Grant]

  • Trade Sanctions and Informal Employment in a Middle-Income Country, (with Ali Moghaddasi Kelishomi) [Awarded the UNU-WIDER "Detecting and Countering Illicit Financial Flows" (Second Call) Research Grant]

  • The effects of tenure-track systems on selection, productivity and fertility in Economics (with Marco G. Nieddu and Lorenzo Pandolfi) [Awarded the EEA Career Structure in Economics Research Grant]

  • Workplace peer effects in fertility decisions (with Maria De Paola and Vincenzo Scoppa)

  • Socio-economic effects of hosting refugee centers (with Emanuele Ciani and Claudio Deiana)

  • Microeconomic effects of peacekeeping on health (with Vincenzo Bove, Jessica Di Salvatore, Leandro Elia)

  • Inequality and social unrest (with Vincenzo Bove and Emanuele Ciani)


Other contributions:

Book Chapters

Policy papers

  • Gli effetti del Jobs Act sulle decisioni di fertilità delle donne occupate a tempo indeterminato (with Maria De Paola and Vincenzo Scoppa) in XIX INPS Annual Report, 2020.


Co-authors:

Eleonora Bertoni, Marco Bertoni, Vincenzo Bove, Tilman Brück, Emanuele Ciani, Maria De Paola, Claudio Deiana, Michele Di Maio, Jessica Di Salvatore, Leandro Elia, Ludovica Giua, Kati Kraehnert, Ali Moghaddasi Kelishomi, Vasco Molini, Marco G. Nieddu, Lorenzo Pandolfi, Vincenzo Scoppa.


Teaching

Recent teaching modules:

2022- Labor Economics (PhD level), University of Naples Federico II, Co-Lecturer

2022- Labor Economics (MSc level), University of Naples Federico II, Co-Lecturer

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