Gianna Claudia Giannelli is Associate Professor of Economics and Labour Economics in the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Florence. She is the deputy director of the PhD program in Development Economics at the University of Florence.
She is research fellow of IZA, and also associate researcher of CHILD (Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics, Turin).

She has received her master degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and her Ph.D. in Economics from the European University Institute of Florence. She has been Research Fellow of the European University Institute collaborating to several research projects on welfare state and labour market regimes, household dynamics and economic inequality, microeconomic analysis of labour markets and consumer behaviour. She has been professor of Labour Economics in the Faculty of Political Science and in the faculty of Economics at the University of Florence.

She has written papers on topics of Labour and Household Economics such as youths and women in the labour market, women's and children's welfare in developing countries, intergenerational transfers, employment duration and wages in European countries, microeconometric applications to panel data, Migration and Remittances.

She has published on international and Italian journals, such as World Development, Economics of Education Review, International Migration Review, the Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Population Economics, the International Journal of Manpower, the Journal of Labor Research, Applied Economics, the Journal of Asian Economics, Labour and Politica Economica.

Her current research interests concern children's and women's welfare in developing countries, the evaluation of unpaid work in Europe,labour market reforms and employment duration, the labour market of developing countries, youth education, the participation of women to the labour market in developing countries and the problem of child work.

She joined IZA as Research Fellow in July 2000.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9019
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2016, 52, 291–304
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7580
published in: Journal for Labour Market Research, 2016, 49, 269-294
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7246
published in: IZA Journal of Labor and Development, 2013, 2:13 (open access)
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6523
Michele Binci, Gianna Claudia Giannelli
published as ' Internal versus International Migration: Impacts of Remittances on Child Labor and Schooling in Vietnam' in: International Migration Review, 2018, 52 (1), 43 - 65