University of Pittsburgh, USA, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Pittsburgh (August 2017–)
Labor economics, health economics, economic demography
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Economics at the Blavatnik School of Government and Nuffield College, University of Oxford, UK
PhD Economics, Boston University, 2013
"Immigration and the reallocation of work health risks." Journal of Population Economics 32:3 (2019): 1009–1042 (with F. Mazzonna, C. Nicodemo, and C. Vargas-Silva).
"The effects of immigration on NHS waiting times." Journal of Health Economics 58 (2018): 123–143 (with C. Nicodemo and C. Vargas-Silva).
“Do immigrants squeeze natives out of bad schedules?” IZA Journal of Migration 1:7 (2012).
“Medicaid and ethnic networks." The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy 11:1 (2011) (with E. R. Gee).
“The effects of age and job protection on the welfare costs of inflation and unemployment: A source of ECB anti-inflation bias?” European Journal of Political Economy 26 (2010): 137–146 (with L. Becchetti and S. Castriota).
Immigration crowds native workers out of risky jobs and into less strenuous work, with consequent benefits to their healthOsea Giuntella, December 2020Public debate on immigration focuses on its effects on wages and employment, yet the discussion typically fails to consider the effects of immigration on working conditions that affect workers’ health. There is growing evidence that immigrants are more likely than natives to work in risky jobs. Recent studies show that as immigration rises, native workers are able to work in less demanding jobs. Such market adjustments lead to a reduction in native occupational risk and thus an improvement in native health.MoreLess