Effrosyni (Efi) Adamopoulou

Research Affiliate

Bank of Italy

Efi Adamopoulou is an economist at the Bank of Italy.

She received her Ph.D. in Economics from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid in 2013. Efi’s research focuses on labour economics and applied micro-econometrics. She is particularly interested in research on household decision-making, education, consumption, and wage determination.

Efi joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in July 2016.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 11313
Effrosyni (Efi) Adamopoulou, Emmanuele Bobbio, Marta De Philippis, Federico Giorgi

Aggregate wages display little cyclicality compared to what a standard model would predict. Wage rigidities are an obvious candidate but a recent strand of the literature has emphasized the need to take into account the growing importance of worker composition effects during downturns. With reference to the Italian case we...

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10509

We use information on monthly wage increases set by collective agreements in Italy and exploit their variation across sectors and over time in order to examine how household consumption responds to different types of positive income shocks (regular tranches versus lump-sum payments). Focusing on single-earner households, we find evidence of...

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10070
accepted in: The Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics

This paper studies the impact of peer behavior on living arrangements of young adults in the U.S. Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health) we analyze the influence of high school friends on the nest-leaving decision of young adults. We achieve identification by exploiting the...