Boston College, USA, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Full Professor, Department of Economics Boston College, USA
Macroeconomics, applied econometrics
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Boston University, USA; Lecturer, Department of Economics, Essex University, UK; Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Southampton, UK
PhD Economics, The London School of Economics, 1981
"Culture, policies and labor market outcomes." Journal of the European Economic Association 11:6 (2013): 1256–1289 (with F. Giavazzi and M. Serafinelli).
"Employment effects of product and labor market reforms: Are there synergies?" Economic Journal 122:558 (2012): F79–F104 (with G. Fiori, G. Nicoletti, and S. Scarpetta).
"Input and output inventories in general equilibrium." International Economic Review 52:4 (2011): 1179–1213 (with M. Iacoviello and S. Schuh).
"Capital accumulation and growth: A new look at the empirical evidence." Journal of Applied Econometrics 5:7 (2010): 1073–1099 (with S. Bond and A. Leblebicioglu).
"Banks and innovation: Microeconometric evidence on Italian firms." Journal of Financial Economics 90:2 (2008): 197–217 (with L. Benfratello and A. Sembenelli).
Do product market reforms stimulate employment, investment, and innovation?
Reducing entry barriers and increasing competition can be beneficial for the economy, under certain conditionsFabio Schiantarelli, June 2016Most OECD countries have recently introduced product market reforms with the objective of lowering barriers to entry and increasing competition in many sectors, such as telecommunications, utilities, and transport. The timing and extent of regulatory reform have varied significantly, starting in the US in the early 1980s and in the mid-1990s in many European countries. Will these developments improve economic performance in terms of creating jobs, fostering investment, and encouraging innovations—all of which are important factors for policymakers?MoreLess