Professor of Economics at the Università Cattolica in Milan. He is research fellow at IZA (Bonn). He has been visiting scholar at the Université Paris-Dauphine, Université Paris2, Université du Maine, London School of Economics, University of Warwick, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Universitat Autonoma Barcelona, Universidad Argentina de Buenos Aires, Australian National University and University of New South Wales. He has been elected member of the executive committee and Treasurer of EALE (European Association of Labour Economists), member of the executive committee of AISRI (Associazione Italiana Relazioni Industriali) and past member of the executive committee of AIEL (Associazione Italiana degli Economisti del Lavoro). In 2000 he co-organised in Milan the first World Meeting of Labour economists (EALE-SOLE).
His research interests are in the field of labour economics, economics of education and health economics. He has published books on low pay employment, the economics of education and the shadow economy, as well as articles in refereed journals on: trade unions, unemployment and labour market institutions income mobility and inequality, wage structure and unemployment, low pay and social exclusion, work organisation, health economics and the economics of sport.

Claudio Lucifora joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2003.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 14456
published in: Economica, 2022, 89 (356), 884-907
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13636
Ylenia Brilli, Claudio Lucifora, Alessia Russo, Marco Tonello
forthcoming in: Health Policy
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8276
published in: International Tax and Public Finance, 2015, 1-36.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6967
Claudio Lucifora, Marco Tonello
published as: "Cheating and social interactions. Evidence from a randomized experiment in a national evaluation program", Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 115, 2015, 45–66
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6555
published as: "Earnings differentials between immigrants and natives: the role of occupational attainment" IZA Journal of Migration, 4 (8), 2015