Maria De Paola

Research Fellow

University of Calabria

Maria De Paola is currently full professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, Statistics and Finance, University of Calabria (Italy). She obtained her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Rome "La Sapienza". Her current research interests are: economics of education and training, labour economics, policy evaluation and economic politics.

Among others, Maria De Paola has published in the Economic Journal, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Public Economics, European Economic Review, Economic Policy, European Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. She has also published a textbook on Personnel Economics.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2013.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15082
published in: Economics Letters, 2022, 2016, 110613.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13943
published in: PLoS ONE, 2021,16(9): e0256103.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13449
published in: Labour Economics, 2022, 75, 102141.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12991
published as 'Employment protection and fertility decisions: the unintended consequences of the Italian Jobs Act' in: Economic Policy, 2021, 36 (108), 735 - 773