Actually Floro Ernesto Caroleo is Full Professor of Labour Economics at Faculty of Economics, University of Naples "Parthenope".
President of Council of the Tourism Firms Management Degree.
Director of CRISEI (Centro di ricerca interdipartimentale in Sviluppo Economico e Istituzioni) (Research Centre on Development Economics and Institutions), Uniersity of Naples “Parthenope”.
Member of Scientific Board of Doctoral Programme in Governance, Management and Economics, University of Naples “Parthenope”
Member of the Scientific Board of CELPE (Centre of Labour Economics and Economic Policy), University of Salerno.
From 2007 to 2010 has been President of AIEL (Italian Association of Labour Economics).
He has been coordinating research units of national and European research projects.
His main research interests are in the field of labour economics and labour market policies, especially youth unemployment in Europe and his regional dimension, evaluation of ALMPs and regional development.

His papers have been published in international (such as Regional Studies, Labour, Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia, Journal of International Manpower) as well as in national journals (such as Economia e Lavoro; Studi Economici, Scienze Regionali, Rivista di Economia e Statistica del Territorio).

Recently has edited books with S. Destefanis The European Labour Market: Regional Dimensions, Physica Verlag, Heidelberg and with F. Pastore The Labour Market Impact of the EU Enlargement: A New Regional Geography of Europe?. Heidelberg, Physica Verlag. An edited book with O. Demidova, E. Marelli and M. Signorelli “Young People and the Labour Market: A Comparative Perspective” is forthcoming.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2008.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9050
published as 'Obesity and the economic performance of young people in Italy' in: G. Coppola and N. O'Higgins (eds): Youth and the Crisis: Unemployment, Education and Health in Europe, Routledge, 2016, Chapter 8
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9049
published in: G. Coppola and N. O'Higgins (eds): Youth and the Crisis: Unemployment, Education and Health in Europe, Routledge, 2016, 36-56
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7716
published in: M.A. Malo and D. Sciulli (eds.), Disadvantaged Workers, AIEL Series in Labour Economics, Springer, 2014, 95-120
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6746
published in: Rivista Internazionale di Scienze Sociali, 2013, 1, 31-60
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6021
published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2012, 33 (1), 27-50
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4045
published in: Regional Studies, 2011, iFirst
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3292
published in: Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia, 2007, 66(2), 207-246
IZA Policy Paper No. 135
Revised version published with the title “The Italian low growth conundrum. An assessment and some policy lessons” in CESIFO Forum, 2019, 20(1), 33-39.