Giorgio Di Pietro

Research Fellow

European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre

Giorgio Di Pietro is a Senior Researcher at the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) in Seville. Previously he was a Reader in the Economics of Education at the Westminster Business School in London. He obtained his PhD from the University of Roskilde in 1999.

His main research interests are empirical issues in the field of the economics of education. Among others, he has published in journals such as Journal of Population Economics, Economics Letters, Economics of Education Review, Education, Finance & Policy, Regional studies, Empirical Economics and Applied Economics.

Giorgio Di Pietro joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2009.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9804
revised version published as 'Do media play a role in promoting vocational education and training? The case of MasterChef' in: Policy Studies, 2018, 39 (1), 37-53
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9332
revised version published in: Applied Economics, 2017, 49 (14), 1440-1457
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8867
revised version published in: Education Economics, 2018, 26 (1), 62-77
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7675
revised version published in: Education, Finance & Policy, 2015, 10 (2), 223-243
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6358
revised version published in: The Manchester School, 2014, 82 (3), 363-384
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4212
revised version published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2013, 26 (2), 619-644