University of Turin, Italy, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Associate Professor of Economics, University of Turin
PhD Economics, ISER University of Essex
"Information and women’s intentions: Experimental evidence about child care." European Journal of Population 33:1 (2017): 109–128 (with V. Galasso, P. Profeta, and F. Billari).
“On the regional labour market determinants of female university enrolment in Europe.” Regional Studies 50:6 (2016): 1036–1053 (with A. Casarico and P. Profeta).
“Does child care availability play a role in maternal employment and children’s development? Evidence from Italy." Review of Economics of the Household 14:1 (2016): 27–51 (with M. Y. Brilli and D. Boca).
"Fighting lone mothers’ poverty through in-work benefits: Methodological issues and policy suggestions." CESifo Economic Studies 61:1 (2015): 95–122.
"The effect of grandparental support on mothers’ labour market participation: An instrumental variable approach." European Journal of Population 30:4 (2014): 369–390 (with B. Arpino and L. P. Tavares).
Relative costs and family characteristics determine the effectiveness of different forms of childcareChiara Pronzato, September 2017Increasing population age and low fertility rates, which characterize most modern societies, compromise the balance between people who can participate in the labor market and people who need care. This is a demographic and social issue that is likely to grow in importance for future generations. It is therefore crucial to understand what factors can positively influence fertility decisions. Policies related to the availability and costs of different kinds of childcare (e.g. formal care, grandparents, childminders) should be considered and promoted after an evaluation of their effects on the probability of women having children.MoreLess