Ph.D. Thesis

Income Inequality and Redistribution

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Heterogeneous preferences and provision of public goods (with Luna Bellani) (2013)

This paper examines the role of social classes’ cleavages on in-kind redistribution. In presence of...

 

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Education, Inequaity and Electoral Participation (with Paolo Segatti), Research in Social Stratification and Mobility (2012)

In comparative terms, Italian electoral turnout has been very high since 1946. However, during the...

 

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Empirics of the median voter: democracy, redistribution and the role of the middle class, Journal of Economic Inequality (2012)

This paper improves the empirical investigation on the effectiveness of the median voter theorem. Using...

 

Disuguaglianza dei redditi e propensione alla redistribuzione (with Paolo Segatti), Disuguaglianze Diverse (2012)
 

La disuguaglianza dei redditi in Italia (with Carlo V. Fiorio and Marco Leonardi), Disuguaglianze Diverse (2012)
 

Partecipazione elettorale ed effetti delle disuguaglianze (with Paolo Segatti), Disuguaglianze Diverse (2012)
 

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Measurement of input distribution and redistribution (with Virginia Maestri and Elena Meschi), Inequalities’ Impacts. GINI State of the Art Review 1 (2011)
 

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The Empirics of the Median Voter: Democracy, Redistribution and the Role of the Middle Class (2010)

The present paper improves the empirical investigation on the effectiveness of the median voter theorem....

 

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Endogenous Party Formation and the Inequality-Redistribution Nexus (2009)

Several reasons have been suggested to be the causes of the weak link between inequality...

 

Economics of Education

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Educational inequality (with Elena Meschi), Inequalities’ Impacts. GINI State of the Art Review 1 (2011)
 

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A new dataset on Educational inequality (with Elena Meschi), GINI Discussion Paper n.3 (2010)

This paper describes a new dataset collecting measures of educational level and inequality for 31...