Massimiliano Bratti is a Professor of Economics at the University of Milan. He received a Doctorate in Economics (Dottorato di Ricerca in Economia Politica) from the University of Ancona (now Marche Polytechnic University) in 2001 and a PhD in Economics from the University of Warwick in 2005.

His main research fields are education economics, health economics, household economics and labour economics. He is currently working on the non-market returns to education (health), the impact of parental health on children's outcomes, the effect of fertility timing on mother's labour market outcomes and the effect of migration on trade and innovation, among other topics.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in September 2003 and became a Research Fellow in March 2006.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 9979
Massimiliano Bratti, Tommaso Frattini, Francesco Scervini
revised version published as "Grandparental availability for child care and maternal labor force participation: Pension reform evidence from Italy" in: Journal of Population Economics, 2018, 31(4), 1239–1277
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7922
Massimiliano Bratti, Chiara Conti
revised version published as "The effect of immigration on innovation in italy" in: Regional Studies, 2018, 52 (7), 934-947
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7722
revised version published in: Rivista di Politica Economica, 2016, 105, 145-189
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7135
revised version published in: European Journal of Population, 2014, 30 (1), 35-63
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6628
revised version published in: Review of World Economics, 2014, 150 (3), 557-594
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5870
published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2014, 35, 94-108
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5372
revised version published in: Health Economics, 2011, 20 (9), 1090-1109
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4613
Massimiliano Bratti, Roberto Leombruni
revised version published in: Economics of Education Review, 2014, 41, 161-175