All the Child working papers listing JEL code(s) and a set of keywords are also uploaded to the RePEc database.


CHILD 111/2023
The Uneven Effect of Covid School Closures: Parents in Teleworkable vs. Non-Teleworkable
Ainoa Aparicio Fenoll

CHILD 110/2023
Do Teachers’ Labor Contracts Matter?
Ainoa Aparicio Fenoll and Roberto Quaranta

CHILD 109/2023
Labor Market Returns to Personality: A Job Search Approach to Understanding Gender Gaps
Christopher Flinn, Petra E. Todd and Weilong Zhang

CHILD 108/2023
Boomerang College Kids: Unemployment, Job Mismatch and Coresidence
Stefania Albanesi, Rania Gihleb and Ning Zhang

CHILD 107/2023
Families, Labor Markets and Policy
Stefania Albanesi, Claudia Olivetti and Barbara Petrongolo

CHILD 106/2022
Participation to Parenting Courses and Parental awareness
Daniela Del Boca, Chiara Daniela Pronzato and Lucia Schiavon

CHILD 105/2022
Working and Saving Informally: The Link between Labor Market Informality and Financial Exclusion
Luca Flabbi and Mauricio Tejada

CHILD 104/2022
Remote Work, Children’s Health and the Racial Gap in Female Wages
Amairisa Koukia and Robert M. Sauer

CHILD 103/2022
Money vs. Time: Family Income, Maternal Labor Supply, and Child Development
Francesco Agostinelli and Giuseppe Sorrenti

CHILD 102/2022
Good or Bad? A Reappraisal of the Effect of Multigrading on Child Achievement
Gian Paolo Barbetta, Patrick Chuard-Keller, Giuseppe Sorrenti and Gilberto Turati

CHILD 101/2022
The “Robot Economy” and optimal tax-transfer reforms
Ugo Colombino and Nizamul Islam

CHILD 100/2022
Strangers and Foreigners: Trust and Attitudes toward Citizenship
Graziella Bertocchi, Arcangelo Dimico and Gian Luca Tedeschi

CHILD 99/2022
Participation in Early Childhood Education and Care in Europe. A focus on Children with Disabilities
Daniela Bulgarelli, Marta Pelitti and Carmen Solimando

CHILD 98/2021 
Tackling the gender gap in mathematics with active learning methodologies
Maria Laura Di Tommaso, Dalit Contini, Dalila De Rosa, Francesca Ferrara, Daniela Piazzalunga, Ornella Robutti

CHILD 97/2021
The Covid-19 pandemic and school closure: learning loss in mathematics in primary education 
Dalit Contini, Maria Laura Di Tommaso, Caterina Muratori, Daniela Piazzalunga, Lucia Schiavon

CHILD 96/2021
Do Boys and Girls Perform Better at Math Just Studying More ?
Eleonora Matteazzi, Martina Menon and Federico Perali

CHILD 95/2021
Adams and Eves: The Gender Gap in Economics Major
Graziella Bertocchi, Luca Bonacini, Marina Murat

CHILD 94/2021
The Impact of an Integrated Program on Households’ Welfare
Stefania Basiglio, Daniela Del Boca, Chiara Pronzato

CHILD 93/2021
How parenting courses affect time-use of the family?
Daniela Del Boca, Chiara Daniela Pronzato, Lucia Schiavon

CHILD 92/2021
Rules, preferences and evolution from the family angle
Alessandro Cigno

CHILD 91/2021
Risk perception and policy responses to Covid-19: New Evidence
Mafalda Venâncio de Vasconcelos and Filipa Leão de Vasconcelos

CHILD 90/2021
Global and digitalised economy, new labour demand scenarios and optimal tax-transfer reforms
Ugo Colombino and Nizamul Islam

CHILD 89/2021
The Tale of the Two Italies: Regional Price Parities Accounting for Differences in the Quality of Services
Martina Menon, Federico Perali, Ranjan Ray and Nicola Tommasi

CHILD 88/2021
Bargaining in the Family
Jean-Paul Chavas, Eleonora Matteazzi, Martina Menon and Federico Perali

CHILD 87/2021
The Gendered Impact of the COVID-19 Recession on the US Labor Market
Stefania Albanesi and Jiyeon Kim

CHILD 86/2021
Combining microsimulation and optimization to identify optimal flexible tax-transfer rules
Ugo Colombino and Nizamul Islam

CHILD 85/2021
COVID-19, Race, and Gender
Graziella Bertocchi and Arcangelo Dimico

CHILD 84/2020 
Italian Families in the 21st Century: Gender Gaps in Time Use and their Evolution
Francesca Barigozzi, Cesare Di Timoteo and Chiara Monfardini

CHILD 83/2020 
Maternal Postpartum Depression Effects on Child's Health
Lucia Schiavon

CHILD 82/2020 
Welfare, Workfare and Labor Supply: A Unified Evaluation (Revised, June 2021)
Francesco Agostinelli, Emilio Borghesan and Giuseppe Sorrenti

CHILD 81/2020
When the Great Equalizer Shuts Down: Schools, Peers, and Parents in Pandemic Times
Francesco Agostinelli, Matthias Doepke, Giuseppe Sorrenti and Fabrizio Zilibotti

CHILD 80/2020
COVID-19, Race, and Redlining
Graziella Bertocchi and Arcangelo Dimico

CHILD 79/2020
Non Cognitive Skills and Childcare Attendance
Daniela Del Boca, Enrica Maria Martino and Chiara Pronzato

CHILD 78/2020
Effects of Passive Smoking on Prenatal and Infant Development: Lessons from the Past
Carlo Ciccarelli, Gianni De Fraja, Daniela Vuri

CHILD 77/2020
Smart-working: Work Flexibility Without Constraints
Marta Angelici and Paola Profeta

CHILD 76/2020
Mothers working during preschool years and child skills. Does income compensate?
Cheti Nicoletti, Kjell G. Salvanes, Emma Tominey

CHILD 75/2020
Assortative mating on education: a genetic assessment
Nicola Barban, Elisabetta De Cao, Sonia Oreffice, Climent Quintana-Domeque

CHILD 74/2020
A strictly economic explanation of gender norms: The lasting legacy of the plough
Alessandro Cigno

CHILD 73/2019
Child Care Markets, Parental Labor Supply, and Child Development
Samuel Berlinski, Maria Marta Ferreyra, Luca Flabbi and Juan David Martin

CHILD 72/2019
Gender Gaps in Education
Graziella Bertocchi and Monica Bozzano

CHILD 71/2019
The Effects of Fiscal Decentralization on Publicly Provided Services and Labor Markets
Nicola Bianchi, Michela Giorcelli, Enrica Maria Martino

CHILD 70/2019
Early Education and Gender Differences
Daniela Del Boca, Enrica Maria Martino, Elena Claudia Meroni and Daniela Piazzalunga

CHILD 69/2019
On the evolution of individual preferences and family rules
Alessandro Cigno, Alessandro Gioffré and Annalisa Luporini

CHILD 68/2018
The Economics of Parenting
Matthias Doepke, Giuseppe Sorrenti and Fabrizio Zilibotti

CHILD 67/2018
The Financial Decisions of Immigrant and Native Households: Evidence from Italy
Graziella Bertocchi, Marianna Brunetti and Anzelika Zaiceva

CHILD 66/2018
Use of extra-school time and child behaviours Evidence from the UK
Elena Claudia Meroni, Daniela Piazzalunga and Chiara Pronzato

CHILD 65/2018
The determinants of children’s use of extra-school time in Europe
Silvia Labriola and Chiara Pronzato

CHILD 64/2018
Do Female Executives Make a Difference? The Impact of Female Leadership on Gender Gaps and Firm Performance
Luca Flabbi, Mario Macis, Andrea Moro and Fabiano Schivardi

CHILD 63/2018
Do Electoral Rules Matter for Female Representation?
Eleanor Woodhouse and Paola Profeta

CHILD 62/2018
Multigrading and Child Achievement
Gian Paolo Barbetta, Giuseppe Sorrenti and Gilberto Turati

CHILD 61/2018
Government education expenditures, pre-primary education and school performance: A cross-country analysis
Daniela Del Boca, Chiara Monfardini, Sarah Grace See

CHILD 60/2017
Maternal Depression, Women’s Empowerment, and Parental Investment: Evidence from a Large Randomized Control Trial
Victoria Baranov, Sonia Bhalotra, Pietro Biroli and Joanna Maselko

CHILD 59/2017
Mother's Time Allocation, Child Careand Child Cognitive Development
Ylenia Brilli

CHILD 58/2017
Early Childcare and Child Non-Cognitive Outcomes
Daniela Del Boca, Enrica Maria Martino and Chiara Pronzato

CHILD 57/2017
An Efficiency Comparison of Means Testing Tools: Money Metric or Counting Approach?
Martina Menon, Federico Perali and Eva Sierminska

CHILD 56/2017
Collective Household Welfare and Intra-household Inequality
Jean-Paul Chavas, Martina Menon, Elisa Pagani, and Federico Perali

CHILD 55/2017
Does increasing compulsory education decrease or displace adolescent crime? New evidence from administrative and victimization data
Ylenia Brilli and Marco Tonello

CHILD 54/2017
The case for NIT+FT in Europe. An empirical optimal taxation exercise
Nizamul Islam and Ugo Colombino

CHILD 53/2016
Is the allocation of time gender sensitive to food price changes? An investigation ofhours of work in Uganda
Daniela Campus and Gianna Claudia Giannelli

CHILD 52/2016
Health and Skill Formation in Early Childhood
Pietro Biroli

CHILD 51/2016
Origins and implications of family structure across Italian provinces in historical perspective
Graziella Bertocchi and Monica Bozzano

CHILD 50/2016
Effects of the joint custody law in Italy
Guido de Blasio and Daniela Vuri

CHILD 49/2016
Early childcare, child cognitive outcomes and inequalities in the UK
Daniela Del Boca, Daniela Piazzalunga, Chiara Pronzato

CHILD 48/2016
A normative justification of compulsory education
Alessandro Balestrino, Lisa Grazzini and Annalisa Luporini

CHILD 47/2016
Mother and Worker in Italy: is That Possible? The Impact of Children on Labor Market Participation and Subjective Poverty in Italy
Enrica Maria Martino

CHILD 46/2016
The Spanish or the German Apartment? Study Abroad and the Acquisition of Permanent Skills
Giuseppe Sorrenti

CHILD 45/2016
Childcare and Child Outcomes: New Results and Policy Questions
Daniela Del Boca, Chiara Monfardini and Sarah Grace See

CHILD 43/2016
Gender Quotas: Challenging the Boards, Performance, and the Stock Market
Giulia Ferrari, Valeria Ferraro, Paola Profeta and Chiara Pronzato

CHILD 42/2016
Education Policies and Migration across European Countries
Ainhoa Aparicio Fenoll and Zoe Kuehn

CHILD 41/2015
The contemporaneous effect of education on adolescent crime. Mechanisms and evidence from regional divides
Ylenia Brilli and Marco Tonello

CHILD 40/2015
Household Search or Individual Search: Does It Matter?
Luca Flabbi and James Mabli

CHILD 39/2015
Involuntary part-time employment: perspectives from two European labour markets
Michail Veliziotis, Manos Matsaganis and Alexandros Karakitsios

CHILD 38/2015
Early childcare, maternal education and family origins: differences in cognitive and linguistic outcomes throughout childhood
Daniela Bulgarelli and Paola Molina

CHILD 37/2015
The Long-Term Determinants of Female HIV Infection in Africa: The Slave Trade, Polygyny, and Sexual Behavior
Graziella Bertocchi and Arcangelo Dimico

CHILD 36/2015
Immigrant Student Performance in Math: Does it Matter Where You Come From?
Gianna Claudia Giannelli and Chiara Rapallini

CHILD 35/2015
The Role of Body Size in Economic Research Above and Beyond Beauty
Sonia Oreffice and Climent Quintana-Domeque

CHILD 34/2015
Social inclusion and altruism: empirical evidence from juvenile rehabilitation in Italy
Martina Menon, Federico Perali and Marcella Veronesi

CHILD 33/2015
A Field Study on University Enrolment: The Intentions of Prospective Students
Martina Menon and Federico Perali

CHILD 32/2015
Does it Pay to Work for Free? Negative Selection and the Wage Returns to Volunteer Experience
Guido Cozzi, Noemi Mantovan and Robert M. Sauer

CHILD 31/2015
Does it Pay for Women to Volunteer?
Robert M. Sauer

CHILD 30/2015
Gender and Dynamic Agency: Theory and Evidence on the Compensation of Top Executives
Stefania Albanesi, Claudia Olivetti and Marìa José Prados

CHILD 29/2015
When the State Mirrors the Family: The Design of Pension Systems
Vincenzo Galasso and Paola Profeta

CHILD 28/2015
Household Migration and Children's EducationalAttainment. The case of Uganda
Lucia Ferrone and Gianna Claudia Giannelli

CHILD 27/2014
Children’s time use and family structure in Italy
Letizia Mencarini, Silvia Pasqua and Agnese Romiti

CHILD 26/2014
Family Structure and the Education Gender Gap: Evidence from Italian Provinces
Graziella Bertocchi and Monica Bozzano

CHILD 25/2014
Transfers to Householdswith Children and Child Development
Daniela Del Boca, Christopher Flinn and Matthew Wiswall

CHILD 24/2014
Early child care and child outcomes: the role of grandparents. Evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study
Daniela Del Boca, Daniela Piazzalunga and Chiara Daniela Pronzato

CHILD 23/2014
Fighting Lone Mothers’ Povertythrough InWorkBenefits. Methodological Issues and Policy Suggestions
Chiara Daniela Pronzato

CHILD 22/2014
Conflict and Cooperation within the Family, and between the State and the Family, in the Provision of Old-Age Security
Alessandro Cigno

CHILD 21/2013
The Riskiest of Them All: Parental Supervision and Adolescent Behaviors
Sarah Grace See

CHILD 20/2013
Surviving the Genocide: The Impact of the Rwandan Genocide on Child Mortality
Federico Ciani and Gianna Claudia Giannelli

CHILD 19/2013
Tracking in the Tracks Understanding Inequality Patterns in the Italian Public Schooling System
Luigi Benfratello, Giuseppe Sorrenti and Gilberto Turati

CHILD 18/2013
Child Care Arrangements: Determinants and Consequences
Ylenia Brilli, Daniela Del Boca and Chiara Monfardini

CHILD 17/2013
The Difficult Case of Persuading Women: Experimental Evidence from Childcare
Vincenzo Galasso, Paola Profeta, Chiara Pronzato and Francesco Billari

CHILD 16/2013
Student loans and the allocation of graduate jobs
Alessandro Cigno e Annalisa Luporini

CHILD 15/2013
The effect of school resources on test scores in England
Cheti Nicoletti and Birgitta Rabe

CHILD 14/2013
From Family Culture to Welfare State Design
Vincenzo Galasso and Paola Profeta

CHILD 13/2013
Does child care availability play a role in maternal employment and children's development? Evidence from Italy
Ylenia Brilli, Daniela Del Boca, Chiara D. Pronzato

CHILD 12/2013
Marital breakup and children's behavioural responses
Chiara Pronzato and Arnstein Aassve

CHILD 11/2013
Is there a Double-Negative Effect? Gender and Ethnic Wage Differentials
Daniela Piazzalunga

CHILD 10/2012
Women, Medieval Commerce, and the Education Gender Gap
Graziella Bertocchi and Monica Bozzano

CHILD 09/2012
Childcare, family characteristics and child outcomes: an analysis on Italian data
Daniela Del Boca, Silvia Pasqua and Simona Suardi

CHILD 08/2012
Matching with a Handicap:The Case of Smoking in the Marriage Market
Pierre-André Chiappori, Sonia Oreffice and Climent Quintana-Domeque

CHILD 07/2012
A matter of weight? The role of spouses.physical attractiveness on hours of work
Sonia Oreffice and Climent Quintana-Domeque

CHILD 06/2012
Public and parental investments in children. Evidence fromthe literature on non-parental child care
Ylenia Brilli

CHILD 05/2012
Self investments of adolescents and their cognitive development
D. Del Boca , C. Monfardini  and C. Nicoletti

CHILD 04/2012
Parental Health and Child Schooling
M. Bratti and M. Mendola

CHILD 03/2012
Birth order and child outcomes:does maternal quality time matter?
C. Monfardini and S. G. See

CHILD 02/2012
Is it money or brains? The determinants of intra-family decision power
G. Bertocchi , M. Brunetti  and C. Torricelli

CHILD 01/2012
Does breastfeeding support at work help mothers and employers at the same time?
E. Del Bono and C. Pronzato