Research

PUBLICATIONS

  • WHO and for how long? An empirical analysis of the consumers’ response to red meat warning. Food Policy. Forthcoming. (with V. Carrieri)



  • More goals, fewer babies? On national teams’ performance and birth rates. Economics Letters. 2021. (with L. Fumarco)

Media Coverage: IZA Newsletter; The Telegrah; Spectator; CanalMyNews


Media Coverage: FIFPro


  • Do-it-Yourself medicine? The impact of (unintended) light cannabis liberalization on drug prescriptions in Italy. Journal of Health Economics. 2020. (with V. Carrieri and L. Madio)


  • Death by austerity? The impact of cost containment on avoidable mortality in Italy. Health Economics. 2020. (with E. Van Doorslaer & E. Arcà)



  • Light cannabis and organised crime. Evidence from (unintended) liberalization in Italy. European Economic Review. 2019. (with V. Carrieri & L. Madio).

Summary in Italian: Lavoce.info // Top 10 Social Media Article at EER / /

Media Coverage: ANSA; VICE; Business Insider; LaRepubblica; Wired; AGI; Open; Open (2); Affari Italiani; TPI; Lettera43; Fuoriluogo; RADIO24; Newz; VICE; IlSecoloXIX; The Vision; TheGreenEntrepeneur; Reuters; NOS (in Dutch) // Wikipedia


  • Vaccine Hesitancy and (Fake) News: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Italy. Health Economics. 2019. (with V. Carrieri & L. Madio)

Media Coverage: The Health Economists' Blog; Corriere del Trentino; Comminit (Canada) // Wikipedia


  • What makes you 'super rich'? New evidence from an analysis of football players' wages. Oxford Economic Papers. 2018. (with V.Carrieri & M. Raitano).

Media Coverage: Oxford University Press; Etica & Economia (in Italian)


WORKING PAPERS


  • Health's Kitchen: TV, Edutainment and Nutrition (with V. Carrieri) - Submitted

  • Online health information seeking and Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy (with G. Weber) - Submitted

WORK IN PROGRESS

  • RAE and risky behaviours (with L. Fumarco)

  • 110% Superbonus, Mafia penetration and workplace accidents

  • Compensating wage differentials in superstars market: evidence from Serie A (with M. Filomena)

  • Sex Education: intended and unintended effects of policies across Europe.

  • The political economy of (light) cannabis. (with V. Carrieri, L. Madio and P. Roberti)

  • Cannabis and road fatalities.