Daniela Vuri

University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

I am thrilled to contribute to IZA World of Labor. I think that IZA World of Labor is a very useful tool for the general public and policymakers to easily access academic topics in labor economics

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Associate Professor, University of Rome Tor Vergata

Research interest

Labor economics, family economics, gender studies, policy evaluation

Positions/functions as a policy advisor

Consultant for the World Bank, 2006–2007

Past positions

Assistant Professor, University of Florence, 2001–2006; Assistant Professor, University of Rome Tor Vergata, November 2006–October 2013


PhD Economics, European University Institute, Florence, 2003

Selected publications

  • “Employment protection and fertility: Evidence from the 1990 Italian reform.” Labor Economics 23 (2013): 77–88 (with E. Prifti).

  • “Job mobility and the gender wage gap in Italy.” Labour Economics 18 (2011): 130–142 (with E. Del Bono).

  • "Smoking habits: Like father, like son, like mother, like daughter?” Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 72:6 (2010): 717–743 (with A. Sanz de Galdeano and M. Loureiro).

  • “Parental divorce and students’ performance. Evidence from longitudinal data.” Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 69:3 (2007): 321–338 (with A. Sanz de Galdeano).

  • “The mismatch between employment and child care in Italy: The impact of rationing.” Journal of Population Economics 20:4 (2007) (with D. Del Boca)