Adriana Di Liberto

Research Fellow

University of Cagliari

Adriana Di Liberto is Full Professor of Economics at the University of Cagliari. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from University College London and a MSc in Economics from the same University.

Her main research interests are in economics of education, policy evaluation, human capital and development. She is currently working on the impact of school management on children's schooling outcomes, the effect of an Italian ALMP on unemployed women, and the relationship between age of arrivals and immigrant students’ performance.

She has acted as a consultant for the Italian National Institute of Statistics (Developing a system of human capital indicators Project) and she has been principal investigator on different policy evaluation projects founded by Regione Sardegna.

She spent a visiting period at IZA in July 2011 and joined the IZA network as a Research Fellow in September 2014.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10458
published as 'Grading practices, gender bias and educational outcomes: evidence from Italy' in: Education Economics, 2022, 30 (5), 481 - 508
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8776
Adriana Di Liberto, Marco Sideri
published in: European Journal of Political Economy, 2015, 38, 12-41
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8547
published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2015, 36 (4), 585-618
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8475
published in: Economic Policy, 2015, 30 (84), 683-728