Massimiliano Bratti is a Professor of Economics at the University of Milan. He received a Doctorate in Economics (Dottorato di Ricerca in Economia Politica) from the University of Ancona (now Marche Polytechnic University) in 2001 and a PhD in Economics from the University of Warwick in 2005.
His main research fields are education economics, health economics, household economics and labour economics. He is currently working on the non-market returns to education (health), the impact of parental health on children's outcomes, the effect of fertility timing on mother's labour market outcomes and the effect of migration on trade and innovation.
In 2004 he became a member of the Center for Household Income, Labor and Demographic Economics (CHILD, Turin). He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in September 2003 and became a Research Fellow in March 2006.