Graziella Bertocchi is Professor of Economics at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy and Director of RECent.

She is a Research Fellow of CEPR, DGI, IZA and CHILD. She is a member of Academia Europea and the European Economic Association Standing Committee on Women in Economics.

She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. She has been an Assistant Professor at Brown University and has held visiting positions at the University of Oslo, European University Institute, Royal Holloway, New York University, the Catholic University of Louvain and IGIER-Bocconi.

Bertocchis's recent research has focused on political economy, growth theory, and the interaction between economic growth and institutions in a historical perspective. She has written contributions on the economics of gender, education, family, labor market institutions, migration, slavery, colonization, and the welfare state.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2005.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10327
revised version published in: Claude Diebolt, Auke Rijpma, Sarah Carmichael, Selin Dilli, and Charlotte Störmer (eds.), Cliometrics and the Family: Global Patterns and their Impact on Diverging Development, Ch. 6, Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2019, 121-147
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9105
Julian Simon Lecture at the 12th IZA Annual Migration Meeting in Dakar, revised version published in: IZA Journal of Migration, 2016, 5,1-19
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8347
revised version published in: CESifo Economic Studies, Special Issue on the Determinants of Gender Gaps, 2015, 61, 263-300
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7739
revised version published in: Research Policy, 2015, 44, 451-466
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7224
revised version published in: Journal of Comparative Economics, 2016, 44, 496-521
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6741
revised version published in: Constitutional Political Economy, 2017, 28, 321-345
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6648
revised version published as 'Who Holds the Purse Strings within the Household? The Determinants of Intra-family Decision Making' in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2014, 101, 65-86
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6192
revised version published as 'The Racial Gap in Education and the Legacy of Slavery' in: Journal of Comparative Economics, 2012, 40, 581-595, Special Issue on Slavery, Colonialism and Institutions Around the World
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6017
revised version published as 'De Jure and De Facto Determinants of Power: Evidence from Mississippi' in: Constitutional Political Economy, 2017, 28, 321-345
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5856
revised version published in: Olivier de la Grandville (ed.), Economic Growth and Development, Frontiers of Economics and Globalization, Vol. 11, Bingley, 2011, 25 - 41
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5329
revised version published in: European Economic Review, 2014, 70, 197-209
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4817
Graziella Bertocchi, Andrea Guerzoni
revised version published in: Journal of Peace Research, 2012, 49 (6), 769-783
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3975
revised version published in: Journal of Banking and Finance, 2011, 24 (11), 2902 - 2915
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2922
revised version published in: European Economic Review, 2011, 55 (4), 535-553
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2578
revised version published in: Economics and Politics, 2011, 23 (1), 107 - 131
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2510
revised version published in: Journal of Law and Economics, 2010, 53 (1), 95-136
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2499
revised version published as "International Migration and the Role of Institutions" in: Public Choice, 2008, 137(1), 81-102