Matteo Cervellati is professor of Economics at the University of Bologna. He received his Ph.D. in 2005 at the Department of Economics at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona.

His research activity include the study of long-term development and human capital formation, political economics, theory and empirics of democratization and institutions, demography and behavioral economics.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in March 2005 and became a Research Fellow in May 2008.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7334
published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2013, 103, 15-28
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7286
published in: Econometrica, 2013, 81 (5), 2055–2086
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7199
revised version published in: American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2015, 7 (3), 189-225
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7069
substantially revised version published in: American Economic Review, 2014, 104 (2), 707-719
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5643
substantially revised version published as 'Civil Conflict, Democratization, and Growth: Violent Democratization as Critical Juncture' in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2014, 116 (2), 482-505
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5555
revised version published in: European Economic Review, 2014, 66, 226-247
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4160
revised version published in: Journal of Economic Growth, 2011, 16 (2), 99-133
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2984
slightly revised version published in: Economics Letters, 2008, 99 (3), 552-556