University of Perugia, Italy, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Assistant Professor, University of Perugia, Italy
Labor and demographic economics, family economics, development economics, public economics
Positions/functions as a policy advisor
Consultant to UNU-WIDER (2015–2016); Consultant to Israeli National Insurance Institute (2009–2012); Consultant to Institute for Fiscal Studies (Madrid) (2009–2011); Consultant to United Nation Development Program (2009–2011); Consultant to European Parliament (2009–)
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Economics, University of the Balearic Islands, Spain (2013–); Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Economics, University of the Balearic Islands (2011–2013); Research Fellow, Microsimula Unit, Paris School of Economics (2010–2011)
PhD Development Economics, University of Florence, 2010
"Women and poverty: Insights from individual consumption in Albania." Review of Economics of the Household (Forthcoming) (with G. Betti and L. Piccoli).
"Keeping inequality at home: The genesis of gender roles in housework." Labour Economics 58 (2019): 52–68
“Intrahousehold distribution in migrant-sending families.” Journal of Demographic Economics 84 (2018): 107–148 (with F. Perali and L. Piccoli).
“Parental alcohol consumption and adult children's educational attainment.” Economics & Human Biology 28 (2018): 132–145 (with L. Piccoli).
“Optimal taxation, social preferences and the four worlds of welfare capitalism in Europe.” Economica 82 (2015): 448–485 (with A. Spadaro and L. Piccoli).
Access to education has been hampered by economic and family shocks in south-east Europe and countries of the former Soviet UnionLucia Mangiavacchi, October 2016Compared to developing economies, European transition economies had high levels of human capital when their transitions began, but a lack of resources and policies to protect poor families hampered children’s access to education, especially for non-compulsory school grades. Different phenomena associated with transition also negatively affected children’s education: e.g. parental absence due to migration, health problems, and alcohol abuse. These findings call for a greater policy focus on education and for monitoring of the schooling progress of children in special family circumstances.MoreLess