Osea Giuntella received his B.A. and Master's degrees from the University of Rome 2, Tor Vergata, and obtained his PhD in Economics at Boston University (May 2013). In August 2017, he joined the Department of Economics at the University of Pittsburgh as an Assistant Professor. Before he was a post-doc at the Blavatnik School of Government (University of Oxford) and a Research Fellow at Nuffield College.
His main research interests are in Health and Labor economics, with a particular focus on health disparities, immigration, and the socio-economic determinants of risky behavior.
He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in January 2013 and became a Research Fellow in July 2017.