PhD Student

PhD program:: XXXV
building: Economia - Via del Castro Laurenziano, 9
room: Rooms 514-515, 5th Floor, Department of Economics and Law

co-supervisor: Prof. Michele Raitano

Research: "And yet it moves!" Proposals for refining measures of inequality and polarization through the lens of mobility

Research interests:
wage and income dynamics and its interaction with inequality and polarization; intergenerational and intragenerational mobility; labor economics; microeconometrics.

Papers in progress (2022):
-> "Earnings inequality and long-term mobility in Italy: a history of persistence", with Michele Raitano.
-> "Inter-temporal income polarization", with Philippe Van Kerm.
-> "Labor Market Dynamics and Geographical Reallocation", with Gaetano Basso and Salvatore Lo Bello.
-> "From Baby Boomers to X Generation: the evolution of intergenerational income mobility in Italy", with Teresa Barbieri, Francesco Bloise and Michele Raitano.

Current projects and collaborations:
-> Collaborator - PRIN RISIng - Rising Inequality and Social Insecurity of the middle classes (
-> Collaborator - Workers' mobility: an analysis of administrative data, Households and Labour Markets Division of the Directorate-General for Economics, Statistics and Research of the Bank of Italy.
-> Research Assistant - Horizon 2020 ERC Advanced Grant “ISEProD, Industrial Structure and the European Productivity Growth Divergence”, Luiss Guido Carli University (

Media articles (in Italian)
-> 27 Mar 2022, Domani,
-> 28 Feb 2021, Nota OCIS n.4/Dec 2021,
-> 30 Sep 2021, Menabò di Etica ed Economia N. 157/2021,
-> 30 Aug 2021, Pandora Rivista, online version,
-> 28 Feb 2021, Menabò di Etica ed Economia N. 145/2021,

Research products

  • 11573/1651085 - 2022 - School-to-work transition, early career outcomes and income dynamics across cohorts in Italy. Does education pay? (01a Articolo in rivista)

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