Gianni De Fraja

Professor of Economics, University of Nottingham; Professor of Public Economics (part-time), Università di Roma "Tor Vergara"; CEPR Research Fellow

Gianni De Fraja is Professor of Economics at the University of Nottingham, Professor of Public Economics (part-time) at the Università di Roma "Tor Vergata" and Research Fellow at CEPR. He has been Head of the Economics department at the University of Leicester, where he held the William Tyler Chair in Economics; previously he worked at the Universities of York and Bristol, and held visiting posts in Tokyo, Bonn and Barcelona. He received a DPhil from Oxford in 1989, and before that studied in Pisa and Siena. His research interests are in the areas of labour and public economics, and the economics of education. He has published in Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Political Economy, International Economic Review, Games and Economic Behavior, Economic Journal, Journal of Public Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, and Rand Journal of Economics among others.

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey