Daniela Piazzalunga

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May 31, 2019
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Daniela Piazzalunga is an applied microeconomist. Her research interests include economics of the family, gender economics, and labour economics more broadly, with a focus on policy evaluation methods. She has ongoing research in the following areas: (i) the impact of divorce laws on spouses’ behaviour, (ii) the evolution of the gender wage gap in Italy, and (iii) children human capital development.
She is also research affiliate at IZA, CHILD-Collegio Carlo Alberto and FBK-IRVAPP.


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Research interests
Topic Description Research area
JEL D13 - Household Production and Intrahousehold Allocation Study of theoretical and empirical models for the analysis of collective choices within the family. Analysis of economic models related to consumption choices, family production, allocation of time, and family work offer. Study of bargaining mechanisms at family level and definition of decision-making powers within the family, endogenous fixation of prices and shadow wages. Welfare and Collective Choice
Household Behavior and Family Economics
JEL D31 - Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions The study of income distribution, taxation and inequality. Analysis of wage distribution, components of income, and wealth. Analysis of wage, income and wealth differentials between social and gender categories, with particular emphasis on gender wage discrimination. Welfare and Collective Choice
JEL J13 - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth Theoretical and empirical economic analysis of demographic phenomena with particular attention to models for the study of fertility choices. Relationship between family work offer and fertility choices. Analysis of the impact of family choices on the conditions of children. Study of relationships between family decisions and cognitive and non-cognitive development of children. Economic analysis of the determinants of juvenile misleading behavior. Macroeconomics, International Economics and Development
Demographic Economics
JEL J16 - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination Gender economics investigates gender differences in economic outcomes, such as labour market participation and trajectories, occupational and income security, occupational segregation, and wage levels. It also explores gender roles within the household, precisely the allocation of time spent in paid and unpaid work. Finally, it investigates the role of gender norms, cultural values and institutions. Macroeconomics, International Economics and Development
Demographic Economics
JEL J22 - Time Allocation and Labor Supply Study of theoretical and empirical models for the analysis of the determinants of job offer with particular attention to the time allocation of decisions both at individual and family level. Study of the relationships between economic variables and choices of how allocate free time, job offer, family work and time dedicated to childcare. Analysis and estimation of models of participation in the labor market, with particular attention to the variables that affect women's job offer. Macroeconomics, International Economics and Development
Demand and Supply of Labor
Title Starting date
Unexplored effects of marital property regimes 11/6/17