Costanza Biavaschi
Research Fellow

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Biavaschi Costanza Biavaschi is an Associate Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norway). She received her Ph.D. from Rutgers University in October 2011.

Her research interests are in labor economics and applied econometrics, with a focus on return migration, the dynamics of migration choices, and the selection of migrants.

Costanza joined IZA as a Research Associate in September 2011. She was Deputy Program Director for the Migration Area from March 2013 until August 2014 and became a Research Fellow in September 2014.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10275  Costanza Biavaschi
Micha? Burzy?ski
Benjamin Elsner
Joel Machado
The Gain from the Drain: Skill-biased Migration and Global Welfare
(revise and re-submit at the Journal of Development Economics)
7865  Costanza Biavaschi
Benjamin Elsner
Let's Be Selective about Migrant Self-Selection
7861  Costanza Biavaschi
Klaus F. Zimmermann
Eastern Partnership Migrants in Germany: Outcomes, Potentials and Challenges
(revised version published in: IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, 2014, 3:7 [Open Access])
7859  Costanza Biavaschi
Corrado Giulietti
Klaus F. Zimmermann
Sibling Influence on the Human Capital of the Left Behind
(published in: Journal of Human Capital, 2015, 9 (4), 403–438. Pre-publication version available here)
This paper has repeatedly been among the Top 10 monthly downloads. 
Costanza Biavaschi
Corrado Giulietti
Zahra Siddique
The Economic Payoff of Name Americanization
(published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2017, 35 (4), 1089-1116. Pre-publication version available here. Online appendix available here)
7258  Costanza Biavaschi
Fifty Years of Compositional Changes in U.S. Out-Migration, 1908-1957
7049  Costanza Biavaschi
The Labor Demand Was Downward Sloping: Disentangling Migrants' Inflows and Outflows, 1929-1957
(published in: Economics Letters, 2013, 118 (3), 531–534)
6890  Costanza Biavaschi
Werner Eichhorst
Corrado Giulietti
Michael J. Kendzia
Alexander Muravyev
Janneke Pieters
Núria Rodríguez-Planas
Ricarda Schmidl
Klaus F. Zimmermann
Youth Unemployment and Vocational Training
(substantially revised version published in: Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics, 2013, 9 (1-2), 1-157 [journal version])
6795  Costanza Biavaschi
Recovering the Counterfactual Wage Distribution with Selective Return Migration
(published in: Labour Economics, 2016, 38 (1), 59-80. Pre-publication version available here )
IZA Policy Papers:
No. Author(s)
72 Costanza Biavaschi
Klaus F. Zimmermann
Costs and Benefits of Labour Mobility between the EU and the Eastern Partnership Countries: Country Study on Germany
IZA Research Reports:
Martin Kahanec
Klaus F. Zimmermann
Lucia Mýtna Kureková
Costanza Biavaschi
Report No. 56: Labour Migration from EaP Countries to the EU – Assessment of Costs and Benefits and Proposals for Better Labour Market Matching
Report based on a study conducted for the European Commission, Bonn 2013 (164 pages)