Lorenzo Cappellari

Università Cattolica Milano, Italy, and IZA, Germany

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Professor of Economics, Università Cattolica Milano, Italy

Research interest

Empirical labor economics; in particular earnings and income dynamics, labor market transitions, education, and applied microeconometrics


PhD Economics, University of Warwick, 2000

Selected publications

  • “Correlation of brothers’ earnings and intergenerational transmission.” Review of Economics and Statistics 101 (2019) (with P. Bingley).

  • “With a little help from my friends? Quality of social networks, job finding and job match quality.” European Economic Review 78 (2015) (with K. Tatsiramos).

  • “Unemployment insurance, wage dynamics and inequality over the life cycle.” Economic Journal 123 (2013) (with P. Bingley and N. Westergård-Nielsen).

  • “Temporary employment, job flows and productivity: A tale of two reforms.” Economic Journal 122 (2012) (with C. Dell’Aringa and M. Leonardi).

  • “Modelling low income transitions.” Journal of Applied Econometrics 19 (2004) (with S. P. Jenkins).