Lorenzo Rocco is currently Professor of Economics at the University of Padova. He obtaind a Ph.D in economics at the Toulouse School of Economics (France) in 2005.
He is an applied economist and his fields of research include the socio-economic determinants of health, the influence of health on labor market outcomes and several aspects of the economics of education.
His researches have been published in The Economic Journal, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Human Capital, Health Economics and Social Science and Medicine among others. He contributed to several reports commissioned by the World bank, the World Health Organization, the OECD and The European Commission.

Lorenzo Rocco joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2019.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 10022
published as 'Grandparents in the blues. The effect of childcare on grandparents' depression' in: Review of the Economics of the Household, First Online: 03 September 2018
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7976
substantially revised version forthcoming in the Journal of Economic Growth
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7311
published as 'Selection and the Age-Productivity Profile: Evidence from Chess Players' in: Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, 2015, 110, 45–58
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6629
published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2013, 104, 65-77