Giacomo Plevani

I am a Postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Economics at the University of Bologna.  I received my PhD from the University of Turin - Collegio Carlo Alberto in 2023.

I work on economic history, political economics, and long-term economic development. I use original historical data to study the long-term effects of shocks, culture, and conflicts.

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Earthquake Hazard and Civic Capital  (with Paolo Buonanno and Marcello Puca).  European Journal of Political Economy, Volume 78, June 2023. 

Work in progress 

Cities' industrialization and social mobility: evidence from Turin. (Awarded the EIEF 2021 Grant

Sharecropping and voting behavior (with Paolo Buonanno).

History, Culture, and Preferences over Democratic Institutions (with Matteo Cervellati and Sara Lazzaroni).