Graziella Bertocchi is Professor of Economics at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Modena, Italy), President of EIEF - Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (Rome, Italy), and Director of RECent (Modena, Italy).

She is a Research Fellow of CEPR, Dondena, GLO, IZA and CHILD. She is a member of Academia Europea and the European Economic Association Standing Committee on Women in Economics.

She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. She has been an Assistant Professor at Brown University and has held visiting positions at the University of Oslo, European University Institute, Royal Holloway, New York University, the Catholic University of Louvain and IGIER-Bocconi.

Bertocchis's recent research has focused on political economy, growth theory, and the interaction between economic growth and institutions in a historical perspective. She has written contributions on the economics of gender, education, family, labor market institutions, migration, slavery, colonization, and the welfare state.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2005.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 14911
Graziella Bertocchi, Luca Bonacini, Marina Murat
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14238
published online as 'JUE insight: COVID-19, race, and gender' in: Journal of Urban Economics, 11 July 2022, 103484
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12724
Graziella Bertocchi, Monica Bozzano
published in: K.F. Zimmermann (ed.); Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics, Springer, Cham, 2020, 1-31
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11979
substantially revised version published in: Italian Economic Journal, 2023, 9, 117-174
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11082
Graziella Bertocchi, Arcangelo Dimico, Francesco Lancia, Alessia Russo
published in: American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 12, 2020, 1-32
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10327
Graziella Bertocchi, Monica Bozzano
revised version published in: Claude Diebolt, Auke Rijpma, Sarah Carmichael, Selin Dilli, and Charlotte Störmer (eds.), Cliometrics and the Family: Global Patterns and their Impact on Diverging Development, Ch. 6, Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2019, 121-147
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9105
Julian Simon Lecture at the 12th IZA Annual Migration Meeting in Dakar, revised version published in: IZA Journal of Migration, 2016, 5,1-19