Premio Etta Chiuri





Etta 2 marzo 2006The Società italiana di economia pubblica (SIEP) announces the ninth edition of the prize in memory of Maria Concetta Chiuri, former Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics and mathematics of the University of Bari, who passed away prematurely on September 15, 2009.

Maria Concetta Chiuri was a devoted teacher and a passionate and valuable scholar. Her research interests covered a variety of topics related to important policy issues, such as household decision-making process, housing market imperfections, illegal migration. Her scientific production was highly appreciated in the international academic community. In 2007, she received the Aldi Hagenaars Memorial Award from the Luxembourg Income Study for the article “Do the Elderly Reduce Housing Equity? An International Comparison,” coauthored with Tullio Jappelli, as the best LIS Working Paper written by an economist under the age of forty.

The prize amounts to € 2.500. It is intended for an outstanding unpublished paper, written by an author under the age of forty. In the case of a jointly written paper, all authors must comply with the age requirement at the deadline for submission. Each author may submit only one paper.

Submitted papers, whether theoretical or empirical, should pertain to one of the research fields that Maria Concetta Chiuri was mainly interested in, namely:

1. household and gender economics;
2. labour economics;
3. economics of taxation;
4. redistribution and social policies;
5. economics of migration.

The scientific committee in charge of the selection process is composed as follows:

a. the SIEP president;
b. the president of the Associazione italiana economisti del lavoro (AIEL);
c. the president (alternatively, the director) of the Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics (CHILD);
d. the director of the Centre for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF) or a delegate;
e. a member appointed by the “Comitato premio Etta Chiuri.”

The prize will be awarded during the XXXI SIEP Annual Conference, to be held at the University of Torino on September 19 - 20, 2019, and the winner(s) will have the opportunity to present its(their) paper at the Conference (information on the conference at

Interested authors are invited to send their papers to the e-mail address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by June 15, 2019.

The SIEP President
Prof. Romilda Rizzo

April 29, 2019



Code Author/s  Paper pdf
1 Andrea Albanese, Corinna Ghirelli, Matteo Picchio

Timed to Say Goodbye:
Does Unemployment Benefit Eligibility
Affect Worker Layoffs?

Nicola Bianchi, Michela Giorcelli, Enrica Maria Martino

The Effects of Fiscal Decentralization
on Local Public Goods and Labor Markets

3 Francesca Carta, Marta De Philippis

Working Horizon and Labour Supply: the Effect of Raising Minimum Retirement Age on Middle-aged Individuals 

4 Emanuele Ciani, Adele Grompone, Elisabetta Olivieri

Long-Term Unemployment and Subsidies for Permanent Employment

5 Sam Cosaert, Alexandros Theloudis, Bertrand Verheyden

Togetherness in the Household

6 Sena Coskun, Husnu Dalgic

Fertility Response to Business Cycles: “Gender Asymmetry in Industries”

7 Claudio Deiana, Ludovica Giua, Roberto Nisticò

The Economics Behind the Epidemic: Afghan Opium Price and Prescription Opioids in the US

8 Alessandra Fenizia

Managers and Productivity in the Public Sector

9 Hanno Foerster

The Impact of Post-Marital Maintenance on Dynamic
Decisions and Welfare of Couples

10 Gabriela Galassi, David Koll, Lukas Mayr

The Intergenerational Correlation of Employment:
Is there a Role for Work Culture?

11 Giulia Giupponi

When Income Effects are Large: Labor Supply Responses and the Value of Welfare Transfers

12 Elena Grinza

Worker Flows, Reallocation Dynamics, and Firm Productivity: New Evidence from Longitudinal Matched Employer-Employee Data

13 Anne Hannusch

Taxing Families: The Impact of Child-related Transfers on Maternal Labor Supply

Agnes Kovacs, Concetta Rondinelli, Serena Trucchi

Permanent versus Transitory Income
Shocks over the Business Cycle

Tim Obermeier

The Marriage Market, Inequality and the Progressivity of the Income Tax


Year Author/s Title  Paper Motivation

Bernardo Fanfani

Tastes for Discrimination in Monopsonistic Labour Markets

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Michele Di Maio, Roberto Nisticò

The effect of parental job loss on child school dropout: evidence from the occupied Palestinian territories 

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Lucia Corno, Alessandra Voena

Selling daughters: age of marriage, income shocks and bride price tradition

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2015 Francesca Carta, Lucia Rizzica  Female employment and pre-kindergarten: on the unintended effects of an Italian reform pdf pdf
2014 Ezgi Kaya Heterogeneous Couples, Household Interactions and Labor Supply Elasticities of Married Women pdf pdf
2013 Ylenia Brilli Mother or Market Care? A Structural Estimation of Child Care Impacts on Child Development   pdf pdf
2012 Eva Garcìa-Moràn, Zoe Kuehn With Strings Attached: Grandparent-Provided Child care, Fertility, and Female Labor Market Outcomes  pdf pdf
2011 Fabrizio Colonna, Stefania Marcassa Taxation and Labor Force Participation: The Case of Italy  pdf pdf