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. 9854
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2018, Vol. 151, July, pp. 1–18.
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
published as 'Candidates' Education and Turnout: Evidence from Italian Municipal Elections' in: German Economic Review, 2017, 18 (1), 22 - 50
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