Marta De Philippis works as an economist at the Directorate General of Economics, Statistics and Research of the Bank of Italy. She has obtained her PhD 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; labour market effects of pension reforms.
- Gender economics: fixed costs of participation; gender gap in STEM skills; role of motherhood.