Pietro Biroli
Research Affiliate

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Biroli Pietro is an assistant professor at the department of economics at the University of Zurich. He received his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Chicago. Previously, he worked at the Fondazione Rodolfo DeBenedetti and obtained a master from Université Catholique de Louvain and Bocconi University.

He is interested in the process of health and human capital development in children and adolescents. In particular his current research explores the interaction between genetics, family investments, and early childhood interventions in explaining the long-term inequality across gender and socioeconomic status. More broadly, he is interested in Labor Economics, Health Economics, and Applied Microeconometrics.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in March 2015.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
11336  Pietro Biroli
Teodora Boneva
Akash Raja
Christopher Rauh
Parental Beliefs about Returns to Child Health Investments
11187  Victoria Baranov
Sonia R. Bhalotra
Pietro Biroli
Joanna Maselko
Maternal Depression, Women’s Empowerment, and Parental Investment: Evidence from a Large Randomized Control Trial
10742  Pietro Biroli
Daniela Del Boca
James J. Heckman
Lynne Pettler Heckman
Yu Kyung Koh
Sylvi Kuperman
Sidharth Moktan
Chiara D. Pronzato
Anna Ziff
Evaluation of the Reggio Approach to Early Education