Giorgio Brunello is currently Professor of Economics at the University of Padova. He studied Economics at the University of Venice and the LSE where he received his masters degree in 1981. He obtained his PhD from Osaka University, Japan, in 1987. He taught at Osaka University (1987-89), the University of Venice (1990-96) and the University of Udine (1996-98). He is affiliated with CESifo and ROA. His current research interests are the economics education and training and applied health economics.

Among others, Giorgio Brunello has published in the Economic Journal, European Economic Review, Economic Policy, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Labor Economics and Journal of Public Economics. He has also published books with Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 1999.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12591
Marco Bertoni, Giorgio Brunello, Marco Alberto De Benedetto, Maria De Paola
published as 'Does monitoring deter future cheating? The case of external examiners in Italian schools' in: Economics Letters, 2021, 201, 109742
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12346
Giorgio Brunello, Patricia Wruuck
published in: Journal of Economic Surveys, 2021, 35 (4), 1145-1167
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12338
Giorgio Brunello, David Kiss
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2022, 82, 102219
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12226
published in: Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2020, 85, 103582
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11603
published as 'Some Unpleasant Consequences of Testing at Length' in: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2021, 83 (4), 1002 - 1023
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11200
published as 'Who benefits from privileged peers? Evidence from siblings in schools' in: Journal of Applied Econometrics, First published: 12 June 2020
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11062
published as 'Does low skilled immigration increase the education of natives? Evidence from Italian provinces' in: Labour Economics, 2020, 63, 101794
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10733
published as 'Does A Higher Retirement Age Reduce Youth Employment' in: Economic Policy, 2021, 36 (106), 325 - 372
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10022
published as 'Grandparents in the blues. The effect of childcare on grandparents' depression' in: Review of the Economics of the Household, First Online: 03 September 2018