Giovanni Peri

Research Fellow

University of California, Davis

Giovanni Peri is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Davis and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is also a CESifo Research Fellow. He is Associate Editor of “Regional Science and Urban Economics”, The “Journal of Urban Economics” and of the “Journal of Population Economics”. He has published in several academic journals including the Review of Economic Studies, The Review of Economics and Statistics, the European Economic Review and the Journal of International Economics. He has done research on Human Capital, Growth and technological Innovation. More recently he has focused on the impact of international migrations on labor markets, housing markets and productivity of the receiving countries and on the determinants of international migrations. In the summer 2007 he received a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Grant for the Study of International Migration and its impact in the US. In 2009 he has received a World Bank Grant for the study of return migration in Europe. He is currently research visiting Professor at Bocconi University, Milano for the year 2010-2011. Peri holds a B.A. in Economics and Social Sciences from Bocconi University, and he obtained his Ph.D. in Economics at U.C. Berkeley in 1998.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2011.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16164
Simone Moriconi, Giovanni Peri, Riccardo Turati
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14145
published online in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 23 June 2023 (adults) and as 'Intergenerational spillover effects of language training for refugees' in: Journal of Public Economics, 2023, 220, 104840 (children / intergenerational effects)
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13049
Giovanni Peri, Derek Rury, Justin C. Wiltshire
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11888
Simone Moriconi, Giovanni Peri, Dario Pozzoli
revised version published as 'The role of institutions and immigrant networks in firms' offshoring decisions' in: Canadian Journal of Economics, 2020, 53 (4), 1745 - 1792