Capalbio and the refugees

In a recent paper, Ugo Fratesi, Paola Proietti and I have documented the negative correlation between social capital and the propensity to host refugees and asylum seekers. This paper investigates the institutional and socio-economic determinants of the location of asylum seekers in the case of Italy where, to face the pressure of arrivals, a complex … Leggi tutto Capalbio and the refugees

Trump was not the first: the political economy of fear

In a recent paper published in the International Political Science Review, Paolo Graziano and I have documented the impact of media in altering the perception of voters' regarding specific items. In particular,we analyse the mechanisms of agenda setting by focusing on the determinants of individual attitudes towards crime and investigating the role played by the … Leggi tutto Trump was not the first: the political economy of fear

Dall’università alle migrazioni di capitale umano: talenti persi per il Sud

In una serie di articoli scritti con alcuni coautori (Nicola Dotti, Ugo Fratesi, Camilla Lenzi) mi sono occupato delle cause e degli effetti delle migrazioni di capitale umano tra le regioni italiane negli anni 1980-2006. Ugo ed io, in un paper pubblicato da Regional Studies, abbiamo evidenziato come il drenaggio di talenti dal Nord Italia … Leggi tutto Dall’università alle migrazioni di capitale umano: talenti persi per il Sud

Job search, innovation and the migration of Science & Technology students

A recent paper on the decision to migrate of Science & technology university freshmen, co-authored by Nicola Dotti, Ugo Fratesi and Camilla Lenzi, was published on the Review of Regional Research. Below full reference and the abstract N.F. Dotti, U. Fratesi, C. Lenzi, Local labour market conditions and the spatial mobility of science and technology … Leggi tutto Job search, innovation and the migration of Science & Technology students