Nadia Campaniello is currently a lecturer at the Department of Economics of the University of Essex. She graduated in Economics (University of Turin, Italy), she received a Master Degree in "Management of Development" (International Labor Organization & University of Turin, Italy) and a Ph.D. in “Comparative Analysis of Law and Economics, Economics of Law, Economics of Institutions” in a joint program hosted at the Collegio Carlo Alberto (Italy).

Before joining the University of Essex she was a post doc at the Italian National Council for Research and at the University of Turin (Italy). She was a visiting scholar at the Industrial Relations Section – Princeton University (US), at RAND Corporation (Santa Monica, US.) and at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain).

Her research interests are Labor Economics, Economics of Crime and Public Economics.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2015.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 8982

There is little research on the gender variation in the crime market. We document a gender gap in criminal activities, based on property crimes, using data from the U.S. National Incident Based Reporting System from 1995 to 2015. We show that there is a gender participation gap, with only 30...

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8333

Is there a rational component in the decision to commit suicide? Economists have been trying to shed light on this question by studying whether suicide rates are related to contemporaneous conditions. This paper goes one step further: we test whether suicides are linked to forward-looking behavior. In Italy, collective sentence...

IZA World of Labor Article