Massimiliano Bratti is a Professor of Economics at the University of Milan. He received a Doctorate in Economics (Dottorato di Ricerca in Economia Politica) from the University of Ancona (now Marche Polytechnic University) in 2001 and a PhD in Economics from the University of Warwick in 2005.

His main research fields are education economics, health economics, household economics and labour economics. He is currently working on the non-market returns to education (health), the impact of parental health on children's outcomes, the effect of fertility timing on mother's labour market outcomes and the effect of migration on trade and innovation.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in September 2003 and became a Research Fellow in March 2006.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11026
Massimiliano Bratti, Stefano Verzillo
revised version published as 'The 'gravity' of quality: research quality and the attractiveness of universities in Italy' in: Regional Studies, 2019, published online 07 Feb 2019
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10462
revised version forthcoming as 'The Impact of Family Size and Sibiling Structure on the Great Mexico-U.S.' in: Journal of Population Economics
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9979
Massimiliano Bratti, Tommaso Frattini, Francesco Scervini
revised version published as "Grandparental availability for child care and maternal labor force participation: Pension reform evidence from Italy" in: Journal of Population Economics, 2018, 31(4), 1239–1277