Stefano Gagliarducci



Professor, University of Rome Tor Vergata.
Research Affiliate, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance.
Research Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor
Research Fellow, Dondena Gender Initiative – Bocconi University
Research Fellow, Centre for Economic and International Studies - University of Rome Tor Vergata.


European University Institute, Ph.D., 2005


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Research Interests

Political Economy, Labor Economics, Applied Microeconometrics.

Selected Publications

“Politics in the Family: Nepotism and the Hiring Decisions of Italian Firms" (with M. Manacorda), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2020, Volume 12, No. 2, pages 67-95.

“Tenure in office and public procurement” (with D. Coviello), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2017, Volume 9, Issue 3, pages 59-103.

“Do Better Paid Politicians Perform Better? Disentangling Incentives from Selection” (with T. Nannicini), Journal of the European Economic Association, 2013, Volume 11, Issue 2, pages 369-398.

“Gender Interactions within Hierarchies: Evidence from the Political Arena” (with D. Paserman), Review of Economic Studies, 2012, Volume 79, Issue 3, pages 1021-1052.

“Electoral Rules and Politicians’ Behavior: A Micro Test” (with T. Nannicini and P. Naticchioni), American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2011, Volume 3, Issue 3, pages 144-174.

“Moonlighting Politicians” (with T. Nannicini and P. Naticchioni), Journal of Public Economics, 2010, Volume 94, Issue 9-10, pages 688-699.

Honors, Awards and Fellowships

Excellence in Refereeing Award - Review of Economic Studies, 2014

Best Publication Award - CEIS Tor Vergata, 2013

Modigliani Research Grant - UniCredit & Universities, 2012


Phone: +39.06.4792.4838
Fax: +39.06.4792.4872
E-mail: stefano.gagliarducci[at]

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