Prof. Andrea Ichino Prof. Andrea Ichino


Educated at Bocconi University and MIT, Andrea Ichino (1959) has taught at Bocconi University in Milan, at the European University Institute in Fiesole and is now at the University of Bologna. His research interests are in labour economics, economics of education and microeconometrics. He is a Research Fellow of CEPR, CESifo, IZA and editor in chief of Labour Economics.

BOCLE’s themes of research: Regulation, public economics, and health economics

Recent Representative publications

  1. How often should you open the door? Optimal monitoring to screen heterogeneous agents, forthcoming, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (with Gerd Muehlheuser)
  2.  Clean Evidence on Peer Pressure, 2006, Journal of Labor Economics, 24 (1), 39-57 (with Armin Falk).
  3. The Effect of Employment Protection on Worker Effort - A Comparison of Absenteeism During and After Probation, 2005,  Journal of the European Economic Association, 3 (1), 120-143 (with Regina T. Riphahn).
  4. The Long-Run Educational Cost of World War Two, 2004, Journal of Labor Economics,  22 (1), 57-86 (with Rudolf Winter-Ebmer).
  5. Work Environment and Individual Background: Explaining Regional Shirking Differentials in a Large Italian Firm, 2000, Quarterly Journal of Economics,  115 (3), 1057-1090 (with Giovanni Maggi).

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