Chiara Monfardini is professor of econometrics at the University of Bologna since 2017. She received her PhD in Economics from the European University Institute in 1997. Her recent research interests cover microeconometric methods (especially discrete choice models and count data models) as well as their application to topics such as human capital investment; children and adolescents time use, development and health; healthcare demand. She is a member of the Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic Economics at Collegio Carlo Alberto (CHILD-CCA, Moncalieri, Torino) and of the Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG, York).

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in September 2008.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12688
revised version forthcoming in: The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 2020
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12403
published in: Economia Italiana, 2019, 3, 66-98.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6868
published as "Parental and child time and cognitive development of adolescents" in: Journal of Labor Economics, April 2017
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6825
published as 'Birth Order and Child Cognitive Outcomes: an Exploration of the Parental Time Mechanism' in: Education Economics, 2016, 24 (5), 481- 495
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6038
published as 'Is a Good Example the Best Sermon? Children's Imitation of Parental Reading' in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2017, 15 (3), 965 - 993
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5952
published in: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2016, 78 (1), 75-93
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3815
published in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2010, 8 (4), 479-504
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