Maria De Paola

Research Fellow

University of Calabria

Maria De Paola is currently full professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, Statistics and Finance, University of Calabria (Italy). She obtained her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Rome "La Sapienza". Her current research interests are: economics of education and training, labour economics, policy evaluation and economic politics.

Among others, Maria De Paola has published in the Economic Journal, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Public Economics, European Economic Review, Economic Policy, European Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. She has also published a textbook on Personnel Economics.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2013.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 12959
published in: Labour Economics, 2021, 70, 102001
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12591
published as 'Does monitoring deter future cheating? The case of external examiners in Italian schools' in: Economics Letters, 2021, 201, 109742
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11955
Marco Casari, Andrea Ichino, Moti Michaeli, Maria De Paola, Ginevra Marandola, Vincenzo Scoppa
published in: Economic Journal, 2023, 133, 649, 323–354.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11861
published as 'Female leadership: effectiveness and perception' in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2022, 201, 134-162.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10983
published in:International Journal of Economics and Finance, 2020, 12 (2),1-22
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10257
published in: European Economic Review, 2019, 112, 74-90.