Mirco Tonin is Professor of Economic Policy at the Faculty of Economics and Management of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, in Italy. He is also a research affiliate at CESIfo in Munich and a research fellow at the Dondena Centre for Research on Social Dynamics and Public Policy at Bocconi University. He received his PhD in Economics from Stockholm University in 2007. He has worked as a consultant to the International Labour Office and the World Bank.

His research focuses on labor economics and public finance. In particular, he is interested in the determinants of workers' intrinsic motivation, the impact of in-work benefits and employment protection legislation on labor market outcomes, and in tax enforcement issues.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2011.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12996
substantially revised version published in: Economics of Education Review, 2021, 82. [Open Access]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11720
published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2020, 70
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11366
substantially revised version published as "A field experiment on fundraising to support independent information" in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2021, 186, 227-250. [Open Access]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9290
published as 'Racial Discrimination in Local Public Services: A Field Experiment in the United States' in: Journal of the European Economic Association. 2019, 17 (1), 165 - 204, [online]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8414
published in: CESifo Economic Studies, 2015, 61 (1), 72-94
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8238
published in: IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 4:11, 2015
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7995
published in: Proceedings of the Second AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing, 2014, 171-183
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7523
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2015, 117, 223-232.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7294
published in: Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2017, 66, 112-118
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7084
published as 'Benefits Conditional on Work and the Nordic Model' in: Journal of Public Economics, 2015, 127, 115–126
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6716
substantially revised version published as 'Corporate Philanthropy and Productivity: Evidence from an Online Real Effort Experiment' in: Management Science, 2015, 61(8), 1795-1811
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6388
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2013, 90, 19-27
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5942
published in: IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, 2013, 2:2
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5660
published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95 (11-12), 1635-1651
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5509
published in: Clemens Fuest and George R. Zodrow (eds.), Critical Issues in Taxation and Development, Cambridge (MA), MIT press, 2013
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5473
published in: International Tax and Public Finance, 2011, 18 (1), 74-92
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5461
published in: Theory and Decision, 2014, 76(1), 47-67