Francesco Devicienti is professor of economics at the University of Torino (Italy), Department of Economics and Statistics, and research fellow of the Collegio Carlo Alberto. He has previously served as senior researcher at the LABORatorio Revelli (Torino), the Institute for Social and Economic Research (Essex), internal consultant at the World Bank and external consultant for the Italian Commission on Poverty and Social Exclusion, the International Labour Organization, ISFOL and NERA. He received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Essex. His main areas of research are in labor economics, income distribution and poverty, and applied microeconometrics.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2013.