Vincenzo Scoppa is currently full professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, Statistics and Finance, University of Calabria (Italy). He has previously served as a senior economist at the Italian Prime Minister’s Office (Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri), Rome. Since 2000 he has been assistant professor and then associate professor at the University of Calabria. He received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Siena and a Master in Economics from Coripe, University of Turin.
He has published, among others, in the Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, European Economic Review, Economic Inquiry, Labour Economics, Journal of Economic Psychology, Journal of Population Economics, Economica, Public Choice, Economics of Education Review, Journal of Human Capital. He has also published two textbooks on Economics of Contracts and Personnel Economics.
His main areas of research are in labour economics, education economics, policy evaluations, politics, and economics of sports.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2013.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 9854
Maria De Paola, Francesca Gioia, Vincenzo Scoppa
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. 8765
published in: Journal of Cultural Economics, 2015, 39, 341-367
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8522
published in: Labour: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, 2019, 33 (1), 101-123.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8105
published in: Journal of Sports Economics, 2018, 19 (4), 562-582
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8021
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2015, 115, 217–236
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7799
Maria De Paola, Francesca Gioia, Vincenzo Scoppa
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2015, 48, 117-128