Roberto Galbiati

CNRS Professor (DR)

Sciences économiques - Sciences Po (UMR 8259)

CEPR Research Fellow

Address :

Department of Economics, Sciences Po

28 rue des Saints Pères 75007 Paris France

e-mail: roberto.galbiati (at) sciencespo .fr



My fields of research are law and economics and political economics. I study legal and political institutions, illegal behavior and cooperation using administrative, experimental and historical data sources.

Selected publications :

Abrams, D., Galbiati, R. ,Henry, E., Philippe A. "When in Rome: On Local Norms and Sentencing Decisions". Journal of the European Economic Association, forthcoming

Belloc, M., Drago, F., Galbiati, R. "Earthquakes, Religion, and Transition to Self-Government in Italian Cities”. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 131, 4 : 1875-1926

Drago, F. Galbiati, R and Sobbrio, F. "The Political Cost of Being Soft on Crime: Evidence from a Natural Experiment". Journal of the European Economic Association, 18(6), 2020 [Online Appendix]; [VoxEU]

Galbiati, R., Ouss, A. and Philippe, A. "Jobs, news and re-offending after incarceration". Economic Journal, 131(633): 247-270.

Drago, F. Galbiati, R. and Vertova P. "The Deterrent Effects of Prison Evidence from a Natural Experiment". Journal of Political Economy 117(2): 257-280

Galbiati, R., Henry, E., Jaquemet, N. "Dynamic Effects of Enforcement on Cooperation". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 11-2018 R

Bignon, V., Caroli, E. and Galbiati, R. "Stealing to Survive: Crime in XIXth Century France". Economic Journal, 127(2017):19–49

Drago, F., Galbiati "Indirect Effects of a Policy Altering Criminal Behavior: Evidence from the Italian Prison Experiment." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 4(2):199-218

Galbiati R. and Zanella, G. "The Tax Evasion Social Multiplier: Evidence from Italy". Journal of Public Economics 96 (5-6): 484-495

Galbiati, R. and Vertova, P. "Obligations and Cooperative Behaviour in Public Good Games." Games and Economic Behavior 64(1): 146-170

Drago, F. Galbiati, R., Vertova P. "Prison Conditions and Recidivism" American Law and Economics Review 13(1):103-30 Winner of the American Law and Economics Review Distinguished Article Prize