Luca Congiu

Assistant Professor of Economic Policy at Tor Vergata University of Rome

Lecturer in Microeconomics & Behavioral Economics at University of Insubria

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Research interests:

Behavioral Economics, Behavioral Public Policy, Economic Psychology


  1. Choice Architecture: A Message and Environment Perspective, Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics, 2022, 15(1): 159–163. [pdf]

  2. Framing Effects in the Elicitation of Risk Aversion: An Experimental Study, Italian Economic Journal, 2022: 132. [pdf]

  3. A Review of Nudges: Definitions, Justifications, Effectiveness (with I. Moscati), Journal of Economic Surveys, 2022, 36(1): 188–213. [pdf]

  4. Message and Environment: A Framework for Nudges and Choice Architecture (with I. Moscati), Behavioural Public Policy, 2020, 4(1): 71–87. [pdf]

Working Papers & Work in Progress

  1. Digital Nudging for the Rejection of Cookies: An Online Experiment (with M. Scacchi).

  2. The Determinants of Nudges’ Effectiveness: A Reasoned Action Approach.

  3. Environmental Policies and Individual Behaviours for the Circular Economy Transition in Italy (with M. Zoli).

  4. Behavioral Interventions to Improve Waste Sorting: An App-based Experiment (with L. Lorè & M. Zoli).

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