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We estimate the productivity effects of labor specialization using a judicial environment that offers a quasi-experimental setting well suited to this purpose. Judges in this environment are randomly assigned many differ...Read more...
Decio Coviello, Andrea Ichino and Nicola Persico
12 November 2019
We study the impact of politicians' tenure in office on the outcomes of public procurement. To this purpose, we match a data set on the politics of Italian municipal governments to a data set on the procurement auctions ...Read more...
Decio Coviello and Stefano Gagliarducci
26 January 2017
We run a regression discontinuity design analysis to document the causal effect of increasing buyers' discretion on procurement outcomes in a large database for public works in Italy. Works with a value above a given thr...Read more...
Decio Coviello, Andrea Guglielmo and Giancarlo Spagnolo
26 April 2016