Marche Polytechnic University, Italy, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Assistant Professor in Economic Policy, Marche Polytechnic University, Italy
Microeconometrics, labor economics
PhD Economics, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium, 2009; PhD Economics, Marche Polytechnic University, Italy, 2007
“The gender wage gap by education in Italy.” Journal of Economic Inequality 12:1 (2014): 117–147 (with C. Mussida).
“Scarring effects of remaining unemployed for long-term unemployed school-leavers.” Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A 176:4 (2013): 951–980 (with B. Cockx).
“Retaining through training even for older workers.” Economics of Education Review 32:1 (2013): 29–48 (with J. C. van Ours).
“Are short-lived jobs stepping stones to long-lasting jobs?” Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 74:5 (2012): 646–675 (with B. Cockx).
“Gender wage gap: A semi-parametric approach with sample selection correction.” Labour Economics 18:5 (2011): 564–578 (with C. Mussida).
Training programs that meet the learning needs of older workers can improve their employabilityMatteo Picchio, January 2015The labor market position of older workers is cause for concern in many industrialized countries. Rapid population aging is challenging pension systems. The recent economic crisis has forced many older adults out of the workforce, into either pre-retirement or non-employment. Encouraging people to work longer and fostering the employability of older workers have become priorities for policymakers. Training specifically designed for older workers might help attain these goals, since it may refresh human capital and reduce the pay–productivity gap. Training older workers might also benefit employers and society as a whole.MoreLess