Maria De Paola

Research Fellow

University of Calabria

Maria De Paola is currently associate professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, Statistics and Finance, University of Calabria (Italy). She has previously been assistant professor at the University of Calabria. 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 Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Labour Economics, European Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Psychology. She has also published a textbook on Personnel Economics.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2013.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 9658
published in: Journal of Human Capital, 2018, Vol. 12, No. 3: 475-503.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9315
published in: European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 2017, 26 (3), 444-456
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8859
published as 'Gender differences in the propensity to apply for promotion: evidence from the Italian Scientific Qualification' in: Oxford Economic Papers, 2017, 69 (5), 986 - 1009.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8808
published in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8708
published in Journal of Economic Psychology
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8102
Marco Alberto De Benedetto, Maria De Paola
published in German Economic Review with the title "Candidates’ Education and Turnout: Evidence from Italian Municipal Elections"
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8021
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2015, 115, 217–236
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7799
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2015, 48, 117-128
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7791
published in: IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2014
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7769
published in Review of Economics of the Household