He joined LISER in 2013, with a project supported by the Marie Curie COFUND scheme. Francesco's research focuses on public economics, more precisely on distributional issues (inequality between generations and across space) and on the role of public policy in alleviating inequality (with a focus on child care, educational and predistribution policies). He is also interested in methodological advancements on measurement and inference.
His research has received the financial support from research agencies in Luxembourg, France and from the European Union.
HHB is delighted to welcome Xavier Ramos – Full Professor of Economics at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona – among the HHB Fellows.
Economic inequity is one of his main concerns and takes much of his research time and effort. He is currently working on equality of opportunity and intergenerational mobility. His research has been published in monographs, book chapters, and in a variety of academic journals including European Economic Review, Economica, and Review of Income and Wealth. Xavi also joined IZA as a Research Fellow in September 2005.
HHB is glad to welcome Francesco Bloise – post-doctoral researcher at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” – as a new HHB Researcher.
Francesco Bloise obtained a PhD in Economics and Finance at Sapienza University in September 2017. In his PhD thesis he has worked on the intergenerational transmission of wealth and earnings in Italy.
His research interests also include macroeconomic and economic policy issues. Currently, he is involved in studies and research projects on the intergenerational transmission of income and wealth in advanced and developing countries, on the welfare state and public expenditure.
HHB is pleased to announce that Guido Neidhöfer – Research Associate ad DIW Berlin, the German Institute for Economic Research – is now part of the HHB Researchers.
Guido holds a PhD from Freie Universität Berlin, School of Business and Economics, and his research focuses mainly on the causes and consequences of economic inequality and social mobility.
The HHB project welcomes Paolo Brunori – Assistant professor of Economics at the University of Florence – as a new HHB Fellow.
Dr. Brunori is also affiliated to the Department of Economics and Finance, University of Bari. His research focuses on methodological aspects of the measurement of social inequalities. His scholarly articles have appeared in a number of international, peer-reviewed journals.
Paolo holds a MA in Political Science (University of Florence) and a PhD in Economics (University of Bari). He is fellow of the Life Course Center, University of Queensland, where he was visiting researcher in 2017.