TITO MICHELE BOERI

TITO MICHELE BOERI
Full Professor
Department of Economics

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Biographical note

Born August 3rd, 1958. Degree in Economics from Università Bocconi. PhD in Economics from New York University Institute of Economics.


Academic CV

A national of Italy, he is President of the Italian Social Security administration (Inps). He is on leave from his position of professor of economics at Bocconi University, Milan (where he had been also Dean for Research until Fall 2014), and of Centennial Professor at London School of Economics. He was Scientific Director of the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti (www.frdb.org) since its inception. He is research fellow at CEPR, CEP-LSE, IZA, Netspar and Igier-Bocconi. His field of research is labour economics, redistributive policies and political economics. His papers have been published on the American Economic Review, the Journal of Economic Perspectives, the Journal of the European Economic Association, Economic Policy, the European Economic Review, the Journal of Labour Economics, and the NBER Macroeconomics Annual. He published books with Oxford University Press, MIT Press and Princeton University Press. After obtaining his Ph.D. in economics from New York University, he was senior economist at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development from 1987 to 1996. He was also consultant to the European Commission, International Monetary Fund, the ILO, the World Bank and the Italian Government. He is the founder of the economic policy watchdog website www.lavoce.info, in the editorial board of www.voxeu.org, and the Scientific Director of the Festival of Economics in Trento.

 

  

   A national of Italy, he is President of the Italian Social Security administration (Inps). He is on leave from his position of professor of economics at Bocconi University, Milan (where he had been also Dean for Research until Fall 2014), and of Centennial Professor at London School of Economics. He was Scientific Director of the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti (www.frdb.org) since its inception. He is research fellow at CEPR, CEP-LSE, IZA, Netspar and Igier-Bocconi. His field of research is labour economics, redistributive policies and political economics. His papers have been published on the American Economic Review, the Journal of Economic Perspectives, the Journal of the European Economic Association, Economic Policy, the European Economic Review, the Journal of Labour Economics, and the NBER Macroeconomics Annual. He published books with Oxford University Press, MIT Press and Princeton University Press. After obtaining his Ph.D. in economics from New York University, he was senior economist at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development from 1987 to 1996. He was also consultant to the European Commission, International Monetary Fund, the ILO, the World Bank and the Italian Government. He is the founder of the economic policy watchdog website www.lavoce.info, in the editorial board of www.voxeu.org, and the Scientific Director of the Festival of Economics in Trento. 


Research areas

labour economics, income distribution, political economics of redistributive institutions


Selected publications

Boeri, T., Lucifora, C., Murphy, K. (2013) (eds.), Executive Remuneration and Employee Performance Related Pay, A Transatlantic Perspective, Oxford University Press. Boeri, T., Bruecker, H., Docquier, F. and Rapoport, H. (eds.), Brain Drain and Brain Gain, Oxford University Press, 2012. Boeri, T., Merlo, A. and Prat, A.(eds.) (2010) The Ruling Class, Oxford University Press, Oxford, translated into Italian by Università Bocconi Editore. Boeri, T. (2010) “Institutional Reforms and Dualism in European Labor Markets”, in Ashenfelter, O. and Card, D. (eds.), Handbook of Labor Economics, 2010, Elsevier, pag. 1173-1236. Boeri, T. and van Ours, J. (2008) The Economics of Imperfect Labor Markets,  Princeton University Press, 1st edition; 2nd edition in 2013.  Boeri, T., Garibaldi, P., Moen, E. (forthcoming) Financial Shocks and Labor: Facts and Theories, IMF Economic Review, forthcoming. Boeri, T. (2012), Setting the Minimum Wage, Labour Economics, Vol. 19(3), pp. 281-290. Boeri, T., Conde-Ruiz, I. e Galasso, V. (2012), “The Political Economy of Flexicurity”, Journal of the European Economic Association, vol 10(4), pp. 684-715. Boeri, T. e Bruecker, H. (2011), Short-time Work Benefits Revisited: some Lessons from the Great Recession, Economic Policy, Vol. 26, Nr. 68, pp. 697-765.  Boeri, T. e Severgnini, B. (2011), Match Rigging and the Career Concerns of Referees, Labour Economics, Volume 18, Numero 3, pp. 349-359.  Boeri, T., Garibaldi, P. e Ribeiro, M. (2011), The Lighthouse Effect and Beyond, the Review of Income and Wealth, series 57, pp. 54-78.