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VINCENZO GALASSO

VINCENZO GALASSO
Full Professor
Department of Social and Political Sciences
Head of the Department of Social and Political Sciences

Courses a.y. 2022/2023

20608 WELFARE AND PUBLIC ECONOMICS
20633 WELFARE AND POLITICS
30335 POLITICAL ECONOMICS

Courses previous a.y.

Biographical note

I am a full Professor of Economics at Bocconi University, Milan. Director of the Analysis in Pension Economics unit of the Baffi-Carefin Center, Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), at the CES-Ifo, at IGIER, and at the Center for Economic and Political Research on Aging (CEPRA) at the University of Lugano. I am a co-Editor of the European Journal of Political Economy, and of the Journal of Pension Economics and Finance. I have been a consultant at the OECD, the World Bank and the Italian Prime Minister Office. I received a PhD in Economics from UCLA.


Research interests

My research deals with political economics, aging, social security and the welfare state. Recently, I have also worked on the socio-economic effects of COVID-19


Selected Publications

Vincenzo Galasso; Tommaso Nannicini; Salvatore Nunnari
Positive spillovers from negative campaigning
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, Forthcoming

Galasso, Vincenzo; Pons, Vincent; Profeta, Paola; Becher, Michael; Brouard, Sylvain; Foucault, Martial
Gender differences in COVID-19 attitudes and behavior: panel evidence from eight countries
PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 117 (44), 27285-27291, 2020

Bello, Piera; Galasso, Vincenzo
The politics of ageing and retirement: evidence from Swiss referenda
POPULATION STUDIES, 2021

Vincenzo Galasso; Salvatore Nunnari
The economic effects of electoral rules: evidence from unemployment benefits
QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, 2019

Galasso, Vincenzo; Profeta, Paola
When the state mirrors the family: the design of pension systems
JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION, 16(6): 1712–1763, 2018