Research

Publications

  1. “Peer Effects in Crime” with E. Gavrilova-Zoutman in ``A Modern Guide to the Economics of Crime”, Edward Elgar Publishing, (October 2022, ISBN: 9781789909326).
  2. “Using newspapers obituaries to nowcast daily mortality: evidence from the Italian COVID-19 hot-spots”, with P. Buonanno. Health Policy 125 (2021) pp. 535-540 [link].
  3. “Estimating the severity of COVID-19: Evidence from the Italian epicenter” with Paolo Buonanno and Sergio Galletta. PLoS ONE (2020), 15(10): e0239569 [link]. Media coverage: Cambridge Core, NTV, Fanpage.

Working papers

  1. Sex in the City: Capitalizing Regulated Prostitution into Housing Prices,” with F. De Rossa, G. Immordino, and R. Parchet. [pdf] Under review.
  2. Lux Lucet in Tenebris:  the role of Waldensian culture in reducing the gender-gap,” with A. Berlanda and P. Buonanno. [pdf] Invited to resubmit @ Economics of Education Review.
  3. “Earthquake Hazard and Civic Capital” with P. Buonanno and G. Plevani. [pdf] Invited to resubmit @ European Journal of Political Economy.
  4. “Deliberative Institutions and Optimality” with J. Mathis and S. M. Sepe. [pdf]
  5. “The Role of Civic Capital During the COVID19 Pandemic” with P. Buonanno and S. Galletta. [pdf] Invited to resubmit @ Health Economics.
  6. “Corruption and Within-Country Stereotypes” with P. Buonanno and P. Sbriglia. [pdf]
  7. “Intention-based Social Influence in Sharing Experiments” with D. Di Cagno, W. Güth and P. Sbriglia [pdf]. Conditionally accepted @ Journal of the Economic Science Association
  8. “Ownership and Innovation: Evidence from Switzerland” with M. Vatiero [pdf]

Working projects

  • “At the Roots of Gender Violence: the Role of Culture and Expectations,” with P. Buonanno, F. Cinnirella, and E. Manzoni
  • “Hidden Treasures: On the Unintended Consequences of Monastic Libraries Expropriation,” with P. Buonanno, F. Cinnirella, and E. Harka.
  • “Epistemic and Formal Deliberation,” with J. Mathis and S. M. Sepe.
  • “The Value of Consensus: An Experimental Analysis of Costly Deliberation,” with K. J. Saral and S. M. Sepe.
  • “Discrimination and Stereotypes in the Age of COVID19: A Field Experiment,” with P. Buonanno and F. Porta

Other publications

  1. “Le misure a supporto di lavoratori e imprese durante la pandemia di COVID-19 in Italia,” with C. Pignatti, International Labour Organization (2022), Rome. [pdf]
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