Marcello Signorelli

University of Perugia, Italy

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Associate Professor (with Abilitazione as Full Professor) of Economic Policy, University of Perugia, Italy

Research interest

Comparative economics, labor policy, regional economics, European integration, economics of transition

Past positions

President of the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies, 2010–2012; Member of the Academic Senate of the University of Perugia, 2013–2016


PhD Economics and Agricultural Policy, University of Siena, 1995

Selected publications

  • Europe and the Euro: Integration, Crisis and Policies. London and New York: Palgrave, 2017 (wth E. Marelli),

  • “The short- and long-run impacts of financial crises on youth unemployment in OECD countries.” Applied Economics 49:34 (2017): 3372–3394 (with G. Bruno, M. T. Choudhry, and E. Marelli).

  • "Youth labour market performance in the Russian and Italian regions." Economic Systems 39:1 (2015) (with O. Demidova and E. Marelli).

  • “The rise of NEET and youth unemployment in EU regions after the crisis.” Comparative Economic Studies 56:4 (2014) (with G. Bruno and E. Marelli).

  • "Youth unemployment and the impact of financial crises." International Journal of Manpower 33:1 (2012): 76–95 (with M. Choudhry and E. Marelli).