Daniela Piazzalunga is Assistant Professor at the University of Trento and research affiliate at CHILD Collegio Carlo Alberto.
Previously, she has been a postdoctoral research fellow at FBK-IRVAPP and at the University of Verona, after receiving her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Turin and Collegio Carlo Alberto in 2016.
Her research interests include gender economics, economics of education, and labour economics more broadly, with a focus on policy evaluation methods. She has ongoing research in the following areas: (i) children human capital development, (ii) gender differences in mathematics and (iii) temporary employment.

She joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in March 2016 and became an IZA Research Fellow in November 2021.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15863
Giovanni Abbiati, Davide Azzolini, Anja Balanskat, Katja Engelhart, Daniela Piazzalunga, Enrico Rettore, Patricia Wastiau
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14785
Dalit Contini, Maria Laura Di Tommaso, Caterina Muratori, Daniela Piazzalunga, Lucia Schiavon
published as 'Who Lost the Most? Mathematics Achievement during the COVID-19 Pandemic' in: B.E.Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2022, 22 (2), 399-408
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14572
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2024, 100, 102538
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12484
published in Gender Economics Special issue of Economia Italiana 3, 2019
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11606
Elena Claudia Meroni, Daniela Piazzalunga, Chiara D. Pronzato
published as 'Allocation of time and child socio-emotional skills' in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2022, 20, 1155–1192
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11045
published in: Italian Economic Journal, 2018, 4 (1), 33-90
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10287
published in: H. Blossfeld et al (eds) Child Care and inequalities in an international perspective, Elgar 2017
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9931
published in: Journal of Economic Inequality, 2019, 17 (2), 171–193
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