Eleonora Patacchini



Associate Professor in Economics and Statistics, The Sapienza University of Rome
Research Affiliate, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance
Research Fellow, CEPR
Research Fellow, IZA
Research Fellow, Kiel Institute for the World Economy


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

“Self-Control and Peer Groups: An Empirical Analysis”, with M. Battaglini and C. Diaz, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2017, Volume 134, pages 240-254.

“Heterogeneous Peer Effects in Education”, with E. Rainone and Y. Zenou, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2017, Volume 134, pages 190-227.

“Bend It Like Beckham: Ethnic Identity and Integration”, with A. Bisin, T. Verdier and Y. Zenou, European Economic Review, 2016, Volume 90, pages 146-164.

“Endogenous Network Production Function with Selectivity”, with W. Horrace and X. Liu, Journal of Econometrics, 2016, Volume 190, Issue 2, pages 222-232.

“Immigration, Housing Discrimination and Employment”, with T. Boeri, M. De Philippis and M. Pellizzari, The Economic Journal, 2015, Volume 125, Issue 586, pages F82-F144.

“Trading Networks and Liquidity Provision”, with E. Cohen-Cole and A. Kirilenko, Journal of Financial Economics, 2014, Volume 113, Issue 2, pages 235-251.

“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.


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E-mail: eleonora.patacchini[at]uniroma1.it
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