Filippo Pavesi

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January 31, 2019
Temporary Assistant Professor

Filippo Pavesi is currently an Assistant Professor in Economics at the University of Verona (Italy), and a Visiting Research Associate of the School of Business at Stevens Institute of Technology (USA). He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Bocconi University in Milan. His research interests include the economics of information, political economy, social networks, financial economics, and experimental economics. 


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Research interests
Topic Description Research area
JEL C91 - Laboratory, Individual Behavior Design and analysis of laboratory experiments to study heterogeneity of individual behaviors, both in conditions of certainty and uncertainty and in cases involving risk. These experiments help to develop models with greater explanatory and forecasting power compared to those formulated by traditional economic theory. Behavioural and Experimental Economics
Design of Experiments
JEL C92 - Laboratory, Group Behavior Analysis and design of laboratory experiments to study the behavior of individuals in contexts of strategic interaction to; (i) identify the role of social preferences in the presence of economic incentives, (ii) study individuals attitude towards cooperation in the contexts of a so-called "social dilemma" (such as the private provision of public goods) and (iii) proposing mechanisms to solve the dilemma. Experimental analysis of the role of communication in the context of strategic interaction and study of the role of the social influence of agents within networks. Behavioural and Experimental Economics
Design of Experiments
JEL D72 - Political Processes: Rent-Seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior Analysis of economic models of electoral systems. Comparative analysis of political and institutional systems. Economic models for the analysis of political accountability, lobbying strategies and electoral campaigns. Welfare and Collective Choice
Analysis of Collective Decision-Making
JEL D82 - Asymmetric and Private Information Analysis of the functioning of the markets in terms of information asymmetry. Study of the incentives for the disclosure of information by economic agents who are aware of private and useful information for decision-making purposes. Analysis of inefficiencies that may arise due to information asymmetry, and study of associated corrective mechanisms. Welfare and Collective Choice
Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty
JEL D83 - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief Study of the search processes and learning dynamics that enable the acqusition of decision relevant information. In particular, the analysis of the role of communication between economic agents and its impact on beliefs, as well as on individual and collective decisions. Welfare and Collective Choice
Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty
JEL D91 - Role and Effects of Psychological, Emotional, Social, and Cognitive Factors on Decision Making Cover studies about the role of emotional, psychological, social or cognitive factors on individual choices, also using laboratory experiments. Also studies the consequences of traumatic events on economic behavior (in particular the attitude towards risk) both in the short and in the long term; deception and dishonest behavior; self-control problems. Study of the economic policy impacts of psychological and behavioral aspects in the context of consumption choices, pension savings and investment in education Behavioural and Experimental Economics
Micro-Based Behavioral Economics
JEL P16 - Political Economy Study of the political processes and the social and economic factors that determine policy outcomes. Economic History
Capitalist Systems