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Associate - Labour Markets, Education and Skills
Email: M.De-Philippis@lse.ac.uk

Bank of Italy
Email: marta.dephilippis@bancaditalia.it

Curriculum Vitae PDF 

Expertise: Labour economics, economics of education


Marta is an economist at the Bank of Italy. She obtained a PhD in economics at the London School of Economics in 2016 and she joined the CEP in 2011. Her research focuses on teachers' incentives, high school curricula and the sources of learning gaps across countries.


  • Bachelor ("Laurea") in business, Bocconi University (Milan), 2004-2007
  • Master of Sciences ("Laurea Magistrale") in economics, Bocconi University (Milan), 2007-2009
  • PhD in economics, London School of Economics, 2010-2016


  • Marco Fanno Foundation, scholarship, 2011-2013
  • ESRC, tuition waiver, 2010-2014
  • Bocconi University, outstanding student scholarship, 2007-2009

Selected Publications:

CEP Publications

CEP discussion paper
Parents, Schools and Human Capital Differences across Countries Marta De Philippis and Federico Rossi
May 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1617:
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JEL Classification: O15; J24; E24; I25

Journal article
You've come a long way, baby. Husbands’ commuting time and family labour supply Marta De Philippis
March 2018
Paper No' :
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Tags: commuting time; gender economics; household production; time allocation and labour supply;

CEP discussion paper
STEM Graduates and Secondary School Curriculum: Does Early Exposure to Science Matter? Marta De Philippis
August 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1443:
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JEL Classification: J16; J24; I28; I21

Tags: university education; high school curriculum; stem

CEP discussion paper
Multitask Agents and Incentives: The Case of Teaching and Research for University Professors Marta De Philippis
November 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1386:
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JEL Classification: I2; J41; M5

Tags: multitasking; incentives; teaching