University of the Balearic Islands, Spain
IZA World of Labor role
Associate Professor, University of the Balearic Islands, Spain
Family economics, inequality, intergenerational transmissions, alcohol abuse, gender, taxation
Positions/functions as a policy advisor
Consultant to the National Insurance Institute Israel; to the National Institute for Economic Research Cuba; to Secretaria de Estado da Fazenda Rio Grande do Sul—Brazil; to the European Commission; to the European Parliament; and to Haut Commissariat aux Solidarites Actives contre la Pauvret France
Assistant Professor, University of the Balearic Islands, Spain, 2010–2013; Researcher, Paris School of Economics, France, 2007–2010; Research Assistant, University of Verona, Italy, 2004–2006
PhD in Economics, University of Siena, 2005
“Collective consumption: An application to the passive drinking effect.” Review of Economics of the Household (Forthcoming) (with M. Menon and F. Perali).
“Optimal taxation, social preferences and the four worlds of welfare capitalism in Europe.” Economica 82:327 (2015) 448–485 (with A. Spadaro and L. Mangiavacchi).
“Do parents drink their children’s welfare? Intra-household allocation of time between market labour, domestic work and child care in Russia.” IZA Journal of Labor & Development 2:1 (2013) 1–23 (with G. Giannelli and L. Mangiavacchi).
“GDP and the value of family caretaking: How much does Europe care?” Applied Economics 44:16 (2012) 2111–2131 (with G. C. Giannelli and L. Mangiavacchi).
“A microsimulation evaluation of efficiency, inequality, and polarization effects of implementing the Danish, the French, and the U.K. redistribution system in Spain.” Review of Income and Wealth 56:1 (2010) 186–214 (with X. Oliver and A. Spadaro).
An unequal distribution of resources within the family is a special concern for female povertyLuca Piccoli, March 2017Transition to a market economy is accompanied by a period of greater economic uncertainty. Women are likely to suffer substantial disadvantages from this uncertainty compared to men as they are, for example, more likely to lose their job. This not only implies a monetary loss for the entire family, but also degrades female bargaining power within the household, possibly further aggravating their well-being. When intra-household inequality—an unequal distribution of resources among family members—exists, female poverty might be significantly larger than what can be deduced using standard household based poverty measures.MoreLess