Lorenzo Cappellari

Università Cattolica Milano, Italy, and IZA, Germany

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Professor of Economics, Università Cattolica Milano, Italy

Research interest

Empirical labor economics; in particular earnings and income dynamics, labor market transitions, education, and applied microeconometrics


PhD Economics, University of Warwick, 2000

Selected publications

  • “Earnings and labour market volatility in Britain, with a transatlantic comparison.” Labour Economics 30 (2014) (with S. P. Jenkins).

  • “Unemployment insurance, wage dynamics and inequality over the life cycle.” Economic Journal 123 (2013) (with P. Bingley and N. Westergård-Nielsen).

  • “Temporary employment, job flows and productivity: A tale of two reforms.” Economic Journal 122 (2012) (with C. Dell’Aringa and M. Leonardi).

  • “Determinants of grades in maths for students in economics.” Education Economics 20 (2012) (with C. Lucifora and D. Pozzoli).

  • “On time and money donations.” Journal of Socio-Economics 40 (2011) (with P. Ghinetti and G. Turati).