Lucia Mangiavacchi is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Perugia since 2019. She had joined this Institution after working at the University of the Balearic Islands, the Paris School of Economics and the University of Florence. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Florence in 2010.

Her research has an empirical focus and contributes mainly to the fields of labour economics and household economics. Her current topics of research are (i) the study of the impact of parental behaviors on children's outcomes, (ii) the estimation of intra-household allocation of resources and (iii) intrahousehold decisions related to labour supply and housework.

Lucia joined IZA as a Research Fellow in September 2017.