Tommaso Nannicini is full Professor of Political Economy at Bocconi University. He is currently on leave, as he was elected to the Italian Senate in March 2018. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the European University Institute in 2005.

He has been Visiting Professor at Harvard University and Carlos III University of Madrid, and Visiting Scholar at MIT, IMF, Pompeu Fabra, and EIEF. He is Research Fellow at CEPR, IGIER, and Baffi Carefin.

He has also been Economic Adviser (2014-15) and Undersecretary of State (2016) to the Italian Prime Minister.

His research interests include Political Economy, Policy Evaluation, Comparative Politics, and Labor Economics.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2007.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4706
published in: American Economic Review, 2013, 103 (5), 1759-1796
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4400
published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2013, 11 (2), 369-398
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4282
published in: American Political Science Review, 2011, 105 (1), 79-99
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3348
published in: American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2011, 3 (3), 144-174
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3295
published as 'Moonlighting Politicians' in: Journal of Public Economics, 2010, 94 (9-10), 688-699
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