Eleonora Patacchini



Associate Professor, Cornell University
Associate Professor in Economics and Statistics, University of Rome “La Sapienza”
Research Affiliate, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance


University of Southampton, Ph.D., 2004


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Research Interests

Panel Data Econometrics, Spatial Statistics and Graph Theory, Regional & Urban Economics, Social Networks, Ethnic Minorities, Integration Patterns in Europe, Crime, Policy Evaluation.

Selected Publications

“Ethnic Identity and Labor-Market Outcomes of Immigrants in Europe”, with A. Bisin, T. Verdier and Y. Zenou, Economic Policy, 2011, Volume 65, Issue 1, pages 57-92.

“Peer Effects and Social Networks in Education”, with A. Calvò-Armengol and Y. Zenou, Review of Economic Studies, 2009, Volume 76, Issue 4, pages 1239-1267.

“Are Muslim Immigrants Different in Terms of Cultural Integration?”, with A. Bisin, T. Verdier and Y. Zenou, Journal of the European Economic Association, 2008, Volume 6, Issue 2-3, pages 445-456.

“Unobserved Heterogeneity or Measurement Errors? Testing for Correlated Effects with Measurement Errors”, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2007, Volume 69, Issue 6, pages 867-880.

“Spatial Dependence in Local Unemployment Rates”, with Y. Zenou, Journal of Economic Geography, 2007, Volume 7, Issue 2, pages 169-191.

“Spatial Determinants of Productivity: Analysis for the Regions of Great Britain”, with P. Rice and A.J. Venables, Regional Science & Urban Economics, 2006, Volume 36, Issue 6, pages 727-752.


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