LAURA PAGANI

Associate Professor of Economics

Dipartimento di Economia, Metodi Quantitativi e Strategie di Impresa (DEMS)

Università di Milano Bicocca  

Piazza dell’Ateneo Nuovo, 1 20126 Milano

e-mail: laura.pagani@unimib.it

 

Office Hours: Wednesday 10.30

Room number: U6-3088 (III floor)

 

CURRENT POSITION

 

·  Associate professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Milano Bicocca

 

PAST POSITIONS

 

·  Assistant professor of Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Milano Bicocca 2005-2012

·  Assistant professor of Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Insubria, 2000-2005

·  Research and teaching assistant, Faculty of Economics, Bocconi University, 1998-2000

 

EDUCATION

 

·  Ph.D. in Economics, Pavia University

·  Laurea in Discipline Economiche e Sociali (summa cum laude), Bocconi University

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

·  Wage structure

·  Collective bargaining and industrial relations

·  Migration

·  Job satisfaction

 

TEACHING

 

·  Microeconomics

·  Labour Economics

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Journal Articles

o    "The Labor Market in the Art Sector of Baroque Rome" (with Federico Etro and Silvia Marchesi), Economic Inquiry, forthcoming

o    The Market for Paintings in the Venetian Republic from Renaissance to Rococò (with Federico Etro), Journal of Cultural Economics, 37(4), 2013

o    “The Market for Paintings in Italy during the XVII Century”, (with Federico Etro), Journal of Economic History, 72(2), 2012

o    “Labour Market Assimilation and Over-Education: The Case of Immigrant Workers in Italy”, (with Carlo dell’Aringa), Economia Politica, 2, 2011.

o    “Flexicurity and Job Satisfaction in Europe: The Importance of Perceived and Actual Job Stability for Well Being at Work”, (with Federica Origo), Labour Economics, 16(5), 2009

o    “The European Union and the Member States: An empirical analysis of Europeans’ preferences for competences allocation”, (with Floriana Cerniglia), CESifo Economic Studies, 55(1), 2009

o    “Workplace Flexibility and Job Satisfaction. Some Evidence from Europe” (con Federica Origo). International Journal of Manpower, 29(6), 2008

o    “The Labour market Participation of Sandwich Generation Italian Women” (con Anna Marenzi). Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 29(3), 2008

o    “Collective Bargaining and Wage Dispersion in Europe” (con Carlo Dell’Aringa). British Journal of Industrial Relations, 45(1), 2007

o    “The Effects of Unions on Wage Inequality. The Italian case in the Nineties” (con Daniele Checchi). Politica Economica, 1, 2005

o    “Corporate financing decisions and non debt tax shields: Evidence from Italian experiences in the 1990s” (con Michele Bernasconi e Anna Marenzi). International Tax and Public Finance, 12(6), 2005

o    “The Impact of Elder Parents on Italian Women’s Labour Market Participation” (con Anna Marenzi). Rivista di Politica Economica, 34, 2005

o    “Regional Wage differentials and Collective Bargaining in Italy” (con Carlo Dell’Aringa). Rivista Internazionale di Scienze Sociali, 2, 2005

o    “Why do People from Southern Italy Search Jobs in the Public Sector?”. Labour, 17(1), 2003

o    “Le scelte finanziarie delle imprese italiane” (con Anna Marenzi). Politica Economica, 2, 2003

 

Chapters in books

o    “Immigrati, mercato del lavoro e differenziali salariali: il problema della trasferibilità del capitale umano”, (with Carlo Dell’Aringa and Claudio Lucifora), in L. Cappellari and C, Lucifora (eds), Economia della popolazione. Disuguaglianza, famiglia e migrazioni, Vita e Pensiero, Milano, 2014

o    “La performance degli immigrati nel mercato del lavoro italiano”, in C. Lucifora (ed.), Occupazione e salari in Italia: problemi e prospettive, Vita e Pensiero, Milano, 2013

o    Flexicurity and Workers Well-Being in Europe: Is Temporary Employment Always Bad?”, (with Federica Origo ), in F. Maggino and G. Nuvolati (eds), Quality of life in Italy: researches and reflections, Springer – Social Indicators Book Series, 2012

o     “Le opinioni dei cittadini europei nei riguardi dell’Unione: i dati di Euorobarometro”, (with Floriana Cerniglia), in U. Draetta and A. Santini (eds), L'Unione europea in cerca di identità. Problemi e prospettive dopo il fallimento della "Costituzione”, Giuffrè, Milano, 2008

o    “Struttura salariale e differenziali”. In C. Lucifora (ed), Mercato, occupazione e salari: la ricerca sul lavoro in Italia, Mondadori Università, Milano, 2003

o    “Costo del lavoro e retribuzione”. In C. Lucifora (ed), Mercato, occupazione e salari: la ricerca sul lavoro in Italia, Mondadori Università, Milano, 2003

o    “L'occupazione non standard: caratteristiche, motivazioni e percorsi di mobilità” (con Francesca Mazzolari, Manuela Samek e Renata Semenza). In M. Samek e R. Semenza (eds), L'occupazione non standard: Italia e Lombardia nel contesto europeo, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2001

o    “La dimensione territoriale e l'articolazione del lavoro” (con Ivana Fellini, Francesca Mazzolari, Manuela Samek e Renata Semenza). In M. Samek e R. Semenza (eds), L'occupazione non standard: Italia e Lombardia nel contesto europeo, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2001

o    “La teoria della ricerca del posto di lavoro”. In M. Samek e E. Baici (eds), La disoccupazione. Modelli, diagnosi e strategie per il mercato del lavoro in Italia, Carocci, Roma, 2001

o    “I modelli di determinazione del salario”. In M. Samek e E. Baici (eds), La disoccupazione. Modelli, diagnosi e strategie per il mercato del lavoro in Italia, Carocci, Roma, 2001

o    “Salari di riserva ed economia sommersa”. In P. Saraceno e C. Vignocchi (eds), Rapporto IRS al CNEL sulle retribuzioni e il costo del lavoro, vol. I, CNEL, Roma, 2000

o    “Unione europea e contrattazione salariale” (con Randolph Bruno, Francesca Mazzolari e Manuela Samek). In P. Saraceno e C. Vignocchi (eds), Rapporto IRS al CNEL sulle retribuzioni e il costo del lavoro, vol. I, CNEL, Roma, 2000

o    Emu, contrattazione salariale e performance macroeconomica: i termini del dibattito”. In P. Saraceno e C. Vignocchi (eds), Rapporto IRS al CNEL sulle retribuzioni e il costo del lavoro, vol. I, CNEL, Roma, 2000

o    “Le nuove professioni in Lombardia” (con Giovanni Bruno e Giuseppe Porro). In E. Marelli e G. Porro (eds), Il lavoro tra flessibilità e innovazione – Le tendenze del mercato del lavoro in Lombardia, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2000

o    “Caratteristiche e aspirazioni salariali di chi cerca lavoro nel pubblico impiego” (con Tito Boeri). In C. dell’Aringa (ed), Rapporto ARAN sulle retribuzioni 1997, Franco Angeli, Milano, 1998

 

Working paper

o    “A ‘Glass-Ceiling’ Effect for Immigrants in the Italian Labour Market?” (with Carlo Dell’Aringa and Claudio Lucifora). IZA Discussion Paper No. 6555. Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, 2012.

o    “The Market for Paintings in Italy during the Seventeenth Century” (with Federico Etro). Working Paper 217, University of Milan Bicocca, Dept. of Economics, 2012.

o    “The Labor Market in the Seventeenth-Century Italian Art Sector (with F. Etro and S. Marchesi). University Ca' Foscari of Venice, Research Paper Series No. 23/2011 (also published as Working Paper Università Milano Bicocca 215, 2011)

o     “Does Political Knowledge Increase Support for Europe? A Cross Country Investigation of the Attitudes of European Citizens” (with Floriana Cerniglia). CESifo Working Paper No. 3369, 2011 (also published as Working Paper 198, Università di Milano Bicocca, Dipartimento di Economia Politica, 2010).

o    “The Market for Paintings in Baroque Venice” (with Federico Etro). Working Paper 191, University of Milan Bicocca, Dept. of Economics, 2010.

o    “Labour Market Assimilation and Over Education: The Case of Immigrant Workers in Italy” (with Carlo Dell’Aringa), Working Paper 178, University of Milan Bicocca, Dept. of Economics, 2010.

o    “Flexicurity and Workers Well-Being in Europe: Is Temporary Employment Always Bad?” (with Federica Origo). Working Paper 141, Università di Milano Bicocca, Dipartimento di Economia Politica, 2008.

o    “The European Union and the Member States: Which Level of Government Should do what? An Empirical Analysis of Europeans’ Preferences” (with Floriana Cerniglia). CESifo Working Paper No. 2067, 2007.

o    “The allocation of competences between the European Union and the Member States: An analysis of the determinants of Europeans’ preferences” (with Floriana Cerniglia). Working Paper 118, Università di Milano Bicocca, Dipartimento di Economia Politica, 2007

o    “Is Work Flexibility a Stairway to Heaven? The Story Told by Job Satisfaction in Europe” (with Federica Origo). Working Paper 97, Università di Milano Bicocca, Dipartimento di Economia Politica, 2006

o    “The Effects of Unions on Wage Inequality. The Italian case in the Nineties” (with Daniele Checchi). IZA Discussion Paper No.1385, Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, 2005

o    “Regional Wage differentials and Collective Bargaining in Italy” (with Carlo Dell’Aringa). Quaderno dell’Istituto di Economia dell'impresa e del lavoro n. 43/2005, Università Cattolica, Milano, 2005

o    “Collective Bargaining and Wage Dispersion” (with Carlo Dell’Aringa). Quaderno dell’Istituto di Economia dell'impresa e del lavoro n.37/2004, Università Cattolica, Milano, 2004

o    “The Labour market Participation of Sandwich Generation Italian Women” (with Anna Marenzi). Atti XV Conferenza SIEP, 2003

o    “Corporate financing decisions and non debt tax shields: Evidence from Italian experiences in the 1990s” (with Michele Bernasconi e Anna Marenzi), Atti XIV Conferenza SIEP, 2002

o    “Le scelte finanziarie delle imprese italiane” (with Anna Marenzi). Quaderno di Ricerca del Dipartimento di Economia n. 17, Facoltà di Economia, Università dell’Insubria, 2002

o    “La dimensione territoriale dell’occupazione non standard in Italia: un’analisi empirica”. Quaderno di Ricerca del Dipartimento di Economia n. 12, Facoltà di Economia, Università dell’Insubria, 2001

o    “Comment paper from Italy on Tax and Benefit Reform in the UK: Making Work Pay”. Peer Review Programme of Active Labour Market Policy – Final Report, European Commission – DG EMPL., 2000

o    “Job search in una economia multisettoriale: una analisi teorica ed empirica”. Istituto di Economia Politica, Università Bocconi, Studi e Quaderni, Serie di teoria e politica economica, 2, 1999

 

 

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

·  Coordinator of the Labour Economics field of Dizionario di Economia e Finanza (ed. F. Kostoris), Enciclopedia Treccani, 2012

·  Referee for: British Journal of Industrial Relations, European Journal of Political Economy, Industrial Relations, Labour Economics, Industrial & Labor Relations Review, Labour, Journal of Family and Economic Issues, International Review of Economics

·  Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Family and Economic Issues (since November 2008)

·  Faculty member of the Graduate School in Public Economics (DEFAP) - (research group “Labour, Education, Health and Applied Microeconomics”) (since A.Y. 2007/2008)

·  Representative of Università Bicocca at the CILEA consortium (since July 2012)

·  Seminar co-organizer for the Dept. of Economics, Università Bicocca (since A.Y. 2011/2012)

·  Member of the scientific committee of ABCD (Centro Interdipartimentale per lo Studio dei Problemi di Genere), Università Bicocca (since January 2008)

·  Local organizer of the “MILLS Workshop in Labour Economics” in collaboration with Università Statale di Milano, Università Bocconi and Università Cattolica di Milano (since June 2006)