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. 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
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1173
published in: Labour Economics, 2008, 15 (1), 118-140
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1055
Giorgio Brunello, Francesca Gambarotto
published in: Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2007, 37 (1), 1-22
IZA Discussion Paper No. 995
Giorgio Brunello, Massimo Giannini, Kenn Ariga
published in: L. Woessmann and P. Petersen (eds.), Schools and the Equal Opportunity Problem, MIT 2007, 129-156
IZA Discussion Paper No. 839
revised version published as 'Is training more frequent when the wage premium is smaller? Evidence from the European Community Household Panel' in: Labour Economics, 2008, 15(2), 272-290