Eugenio Proto

Research Fellow

University of Glasgow

Eugenio Proto is Alec Cairncross Professor of Applied Economics and Econometrics at the University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School, and Research Fellow at CEPR, IZA, CESifo. He earned the PhD in Economics at ECARES, Université libre de Bruxelles in 2004. He previously was Assistant and Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, Professor of Economics at the University of Bristol. His research interests range from development and growth to behavioural and experimental economics. He published in leading general economic journals like Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economics and Statistics and Economic Journal and in several top field economic journals. He is currently academic editor of PLOSONE and associate editor of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

Homepage; twitter @eugenioproto 

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2014.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13503
revised version published as 'COVID-19 and mental health deterioration by ethnicity and gender in the UK' in: PLoS ONE, 2021, 16 (1), e0244419.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11130
Eugenio Proto, Daniel Sgroi, Mahnaz Nazneen
revised version forthcoming in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization,
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11059
published as 'Was Brexit triggered by the old and unhappy? Or by financial feelings?' in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2019, 161, 287-302
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9195
extended version published in: Nature Human Behavior, 14.October 2019, (
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8858
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2017, 136 (C), 186 - 2020
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8837
published in: Journal of Economic Psychology, 2015, 48, 17-32
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8791
published in: Journal of Development Economics, 2017, 127 (C), 379-394.
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