Household Behavior and Family Economics

Alessandro Bucciol
Full Professor
Giam Pietro Cipriani
Full Professor
Eleonora Matteazzi
Temporary Assistant Professor
Martina Menon
Associate Professor
Federico Perali
Full Professor
Research interests
Topic People Description
JEL D11 - Consumer Economics: Theory Martina Menon
Federico Perali
Economic theory of consumer behavior. The analysis take into account the problems of an exact aggregation and heterogeneity of consumers. It also extends the neoclassical consumer theory to cooperative models.
JEL D12 - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis Martina Menon
Federico Perali
Empirical analysis of the economic theory of consumers through the econometric estimates of the Engel curves, purchase irregularity problem, unit values, and the design of sample surveys of the families.
JEL D13 - Household Production and Intrahousehold Allocation Eleonora Matteazzi
Martina Menon
Federico Perali
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.
JEL D14 - Personal Finance Alessandro Bucciol
Analysis of single-period and multi-period consumption and saving decisions; financial risk propensity.
JEL D15 - Intertemporal Household Choice ; Life Cycle Models and Saving Giam Pietro Cipriani
Macroeconomic models of intertemporal choices: savings, human capital accumulation, intergenerational transfers