Osea Giuntella

University of Pittsburgh, USA, and IZA, Germany

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Pittsburgh (August 2017–)

Research interest

Labor economics, health economics, economic demography

Past positions

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Economics at the Blavatnik School of Government and Nuffield College, University of Oxford, UK


PhD Economics, Boston University, 2013

Selected publications

  • "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).