Daniele Checchi is currently Professor of Economics at the University of Milan (Italy). He studied Economics at the Bocconi University in Milan and the LSE where he received his masters degree in 1985. He obtained his PhD from University of Siena in 1987. He worked and taught at the University of Brescia (1988-92) and the University of Milano-Bicocca (1992-2000) and held visiting positions at Universiteit Maastricht (2006-2009), Universitè Catolique de Louvain (2008), Universidad Autonoma Barcelona (2008), Boston College (2007), University of York (2006), University of Leicester (2006), University College Dublin (2005).
His current research interests include the economics of education, intergenerational mobility, labour market institutions and union density.

Among others, Daniele Checchi has published in journals such as American Journal of British Journal of Industrial Relations, Economics and Sociology, Applied Economics, Economic Policy, Economics Letters, Economica, Economics and Politics, International Journal of Manpower, International Review of Applied Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of European Economic Association, Journal of International Development, Jounral of Development Studies, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Economic Inequality, Open Economies Review, Research in Inequality, Weltwirtschftliches Archiv.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in July 2003.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13637
published as 'Where do I stand? Assessing researchers' beliefs about their productivity' in: Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, 2021, 185, 61-80
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12200
Michela Braga, Daniele Checchi, Christelle Garrouste, Francesco Scervini
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12021
published in: Work Employment and Society 2019, 33 (3), 462-482
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8986
published in: Education Economics, 2018 (Published online: 26 Nov 2018)
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8345
Daniele Checchi, Gianni De Fraja, Stefano Verzillo
forthcoming in: Review of Economics and Statistics https://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1162/rest_a_00916
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8344
Daniele Checchi, Gianni De Fraja, Stefano Verzillo
published as 'Selections from ordered sets' in: Social Choice and Welfare, 2018, 50 (4), 677-703
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8222
published in Socio-Economic Review 2017: 1-25
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8220
published in: A. Atkinson and F. Bourguignon (eds.): Handbook of Income Distribution, 2, 2015, 1535–1727
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7722
revised version published in: Rivista di Politica Economica, 2016, 105, 145-189
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7444
published in: Labour, 2013, 27 (3), 249-271
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6190
revised version published as 'Educational policies in a long-run perspective' in: Economic Policy, 2013, 28 (73), 45-100
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5025
revised version published as “Inequality of Opportunity in Europe: is there a role for institutions ?” in Inequality: Causes and Consequences - Research in Labor Economics, Volume 43/2015, pp.1-44
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3622
published as 'Intergenerational persistence of educational attainment in Italy' in: Economics Letters, 2013, 118 (1), 229-232
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3599
revised version published in: Education Economics, 2011, 19 (3), 275-289
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3222
published in: Giornale degli Economisti ed Annali di Economia, 2007, 66 (3), 375-400
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2876
published in: Rivista di Politica Economica VII-IX (2013), 7-60
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2691
published in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2009, 48 (1), 84-108
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2603
revised version published as "Geographical Differences in Italian Students' Mathematical Competencies: Evidence from PISA 2003" in: Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia, 2007, 66(3), 299-333
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2348
published in: Economic Policy, 52, 2007, 781-861
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1874
published as 'Inequality of opportunity in Italy' in: Journal of Economic Inequality, 2010, 8 (4), 429-450
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1681
published in: Economica, 2010, 77 (307), 413-450
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1587
published in: Journal of Development Studies, 2009, 45(3), 333-350
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1475
published in: Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia, 2005, 357-399
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1385
published in: Politica Economica, 2005, 1, 41-68
IZA Discussion Paper No. 912
published in: Research on Economic Inequality, 2004, 11, 15-136
IZA Discussion Paper No. 828
published as "The Impact of Perceived Public-School Quality on Private-School Choice in Italy" in: L. Woessmann and P. Petersen (eds.), Schools and the Equal Opportunity Problem, MIT 2007, 293-310
IZA Discussion Paper No. 705
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2005, 24 (5), 563-577