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Dr. Marta De Philippis works as an economist at the Directorate General of Economics, Statistics and Research of the Bank of Italy. She obtained her Ph.D. in Economics in 2016 from the London School of Economics. She has published papers in several international journals, for instance in the Journal of the European Economic Association and in the Economic Journal.

Current areas of research include:

  • Economics of education: school curriculum; the role of non-cognitive and cultural traits for school performance; the impact of schools in shrinking socio-economic gaps.
  • Labour economics: long-term effects of job displacement; personnel economics; immigration.
  • Gender economics: fixed participation costs; gender gap in STEM; effects of fertility on labour supply.
  • Labour market effects of pension reforms
  • Demographic trends