University of Bologna, Italy
IZA World of Labor role
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Bologna, Italy
Labor economics, social economics, applied econometrics
Positions/functions as a policy advisor
Scientific Committee, Labor Agency, Province of Trento, Italy
Visiting Professor of Economics at the University of California-Santa Barbara in 2009
PhD in Economics, University of Siena, 2005
“Intergenerational altruism and house prices: Evidence from bequest tax reforms in Italy.” European Economic Review (with G. Bellettini and F. Taddei).
Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Costs of Daycare 0–2 for Girls. London: Center for Economic Policy Research, 90–98 (with M. Fort and A. Ichino).
“Experiencing breast cancer at the workplace.” Journal of Public Economics 134 (2016): 53–66 (with R. Banerjee).
“Revisiting wage, earnings, and hours profiles.” Journal of Monetary Economics 72 (2015): 1–17 (with P. Rupert).
Childcare provided by grandparents helps young working mothers, but reduces the labor supply of older womenGiulio Zanella, March 2017Older people in developed countries are living longer and healthier lives. A prolonged and healthy mature period of life is often associated with continued and active participation in the labor market. At the same time, active grandparents can offer their working offspring a free, flexible, and reliable source of childcare. However, while grandparent-provided childcare helps young parents (especially young mothers) overcome the negative effects of child rearing on their labor market participation, it can sometimes conflict with the objective of providing additional income through employment for older workers, most notably older women.MoreLess