Personale docente

Lorenzo Rocco

Professore ordinario


Indirizzo: VIA DEL SANTO, 33 - PADOVA . . .

Telefono: 0498274260


  • presso Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche e Aziendali - via del Santo, 22, ufficio 6
    Si consiglia di prendere sempre appuntamento via mail. In particolare la sede del ricevimento potrebbe cambiare.

1) Ph.D. in economics and econometrics at University of Toulouse I (France) - 2005
2) Ph.D. in economics at University of Milan (Italy) - 2002
3) Master in economics and econometrics at University of Toulouse I (France) – 2001
4) Master in economics at CORE, Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium) - 2000
5) Laurea (B.A.) in Economics and Business at University of Udine (Italy) - 1998

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2018 “Grandparents in the blues. The effect of childcare on grandparents' Depression”, with Giorgio Brunello, forthcoming: Review of The Economics of the Household
2018 “Procedures vs. Incentives: The Case of the University Promotion System in Italy", with E. Rettore and C. Dal Maso, Education Economics, 26(3):213-232
2018 "The Protestant Ethic and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Religious Minorities in the Former Holy Roman Empire", with Luca Nunziata, European Journal of Political Economy, 51:27-43
2017 “The effects of vocational education on adult skills, employment and wages: What can we learn from PIAAC?”, SERIEs, 8:315-343
2017 "The contribution of urbanization to non-communicable diseases: evidence from 173 countries from 1980 to 2008", with Yevgeniy Goryakin and Marc Suhrcke, Economics and Human Biology, 26:151-163
2017 "Community Repeated Interaction and Strategic Delegation", with Ottorino Chillemi and Benedetto Gui, International Journal of Game Theory, 46(3):737–760
2017 "The Labour Market Effects of Vocational and Academic Education over the Life Cycle. Evidence based on a British Cohort" with Giorgio Brunello, Journal of Human Capital, 11(1):106-166
2016 "A Tale of Minorities: Evidence on Religious Ethics and Entrepreneurship", with Luca Nunziata, Journal of Economic Growth, 21(2):189-224
2015 "Fruit and vegetable consumption in the former Soviet Union: the role of individual and community-level factors", with Y. Goryakin, M. Suhrcke, B. Roberts and M. McKee, Public Health Nutrition 18(15):2825-1835.
2015 "Selection and the Age Productivity Profile: Evidence from Chess", with M. Bertoni and G. Brunello, Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, 110:45-58
2014 "From Social Capital to Health - and Back", with E. Fumagalli and M. Suhrcke, Health Economics, 23(5):586–605
2014 "Trust me, you will be in better health", Health Policy, 116(1):123-132
2014 “Social capital and smoking behavior”, with B. d’Hombres, Eastern Economic Journal, 40(2):202-225
2014 "The effect of health on labour supply in nine former Soviet Union countries", with Y. Goryakin, M. Suhrcke, B. Roberts and M. McKee. European Journal of Health Economics, 15:57-68
2014 “Social capital and self-reported general and mental health in nine Former Soviet Union countries” with Y. Goryakin, M. Suhrcke, B. Roberts and M. McKee. Health Economics, Policy and Law, 9(1):1-24
2013 "When the cat is near, the mice won't play: The effect of external examiners in Italian schools", with M. Bertoni and G. Brunello, Journal of Public Economics, 104:65-77
2013, "The Effect of Immigration on the School Performance of Natives: Cross Country Evidence using PISA Test Scores" with G. Brunello, Economics of Education Review, 32:234-246
2012, “Lost in Transition? The Returns to Education Acquired under Communism” with G. Brunello and E. Crivellaro, Economics of Transition, 20(4):637–676
2012, “On the Efficiency Costs of De-Tracking Secondary Schools in Europe”, with G. Brunello et al., Education Economics, 20(2):117-138
2011, “The Influence of Social Capital on Health in Eight Former Soviet Countries: why does it differ?, with B. d’Hombres et al.,Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 65(1):44-50
2010, “Does Social Capital Determine Health: Evidence from Eight Transition Countries”, with B. d’Hombres, M. Suhrcke and M. McKee, Health Economics, vol. 19, pp. 56-74
2008, “Educational Standards in Public and Privates Schools”, with G. Brunello, The Economic Journal, vol. 118, pp

1) Economics of Education
2) Health Economics

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