Maria De Paola is currently full professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, Statistics and Finance, University of Calabria (Italy). She obtained her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Rome "La Sapienza". Her current research interests are: economics of education and training, labour economics, policy evaluation and economic politics.

Among others, Maria De Paola has published in the Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Labour Economics, European Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Psychology. She has also published a textbook on Personnel Economics.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2013.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12591
Marco Bertoni, Giorgio Brunello, Marco Alberto De Benedetto, Maria De Paola
short version forthcoming in: Economics Letters
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11955
Marco Casari, Andrea Ichino, Moti Michaeli, Maria De Paola, Ginevra Marandola, Vincenzo Scoppa
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11865
Marco Alberto De Benedetto, Maria De Paola
published in: European Journal of Political Economy, 2019, 59, pp.196-211