Giorgio Brunello is currently Professor of Economics at the University of Padova. He studied Economics at the University of Venice and the LSE where he received his masters degree in 1981. He obtained his PhD from Osaka University, Japan, in 1987. He taught at Osaka University (1987-89), the University of Venice (1990-96) and the University of Udine (1996-98). He is affiliated with CESifo and ROA. His current research interests are the economics education and training and applied health economics.

Among others, Giorgio Brunello has published in the Economic Journal, European Economic Review, Economic Policy, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Labor Economics and Journal of Public Economics. He has also published books with Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 1999.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 5409
published as 'Lost in Transition? The returns to education acquired under communism in the first decade of the new millennium' in: Economics of Transition, 2012, 20 (4), 637-676
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4667
published as 'The Causal effect of education on body mass: evidence from Europe' in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2013, 31(1), 195-223
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4326
published in: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2009, 1(2), 145-171
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3529
published in: Economic Policy, 2009, 24 (59), 551-596
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3277
published in: Economic Inquiry, 2010, 48(3), 621-634
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3102
published as 'Changes in Compulsory Schooling, Education and the Distribution of Wages in Europe' in: Economic Journal, 2009, 119 (536), 516 - 539
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2746
revised version published as 'Barriers to entry, deregulation and workplace training: A theoretical model with evidence from Europe' in: European Economic Review, 2011, 55 (8), 1152-1176
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2348
published in: Economic Policy, 52, 2007, 781-861
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2203
published as 'Income Taxes and the Composition of Pay: Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey' in: Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2011, 58 (3), 297 - 322
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1854
substantial revision published as 'On the efficiency costs of de-tracking secondary schools in Europe" in: Education Economics, [iFirst]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1704
published as 'Does body weight affect wages? Evidence from Europe' in: Economics and Human Biology, 2007, 5 (1), 1-19
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1640
published in: Brunello, Garibaldi and Wasmer (eds.), Education and Training in Europe, Oxford University Press, 2007, Ch. 8 - 13
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1562
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2008, 27 (5), 564-574
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1475
published in: Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia, 2005, 357-399
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1336
published as 'Educational standards in private and public schools' in: The Economic Journal, 2008, 118 (533), 1866-1887
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1299
published as "The Effects of Cohort Size on European Earnings" in: Journal of Population Economics, 2010, 23 (1), 273 - 290