Premio Etta Chiuri




The Sixth Edition of the Prize in Memory of Maria Concetta Chiuri has been awarded to Lucia Corno and Alessandra Voena for their paper:


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


The price will be officially awarded during the XXVIII SIEP Annual Conference, to be held at the University of Salento (Lecce) on September 22nd-23rd, 2016.

The conferring ceremony will take place during the Social Dinner, in the evening of September 22nd, 2016 at Castello di Casamassella, Palazzo de Viti de Marco (




The Società italiana di economia pubblica (SIEP) announces the sixth 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.Etta 2 marzo 2006

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 It is intended for an outstanding unpublished paper, written by an author under the age of forty.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 XXVIII SIEP Annual Meeting, to be held at the University of Lecce on September 22 - 23, 2016.

Interested authors are invited to send their papers to the e-mail address Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. E' necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo. by May 31, 2016.

The SIEP President
Prof. Michele Bernasconi

February 25, 2016



Code Author/s  Paper


Year Author/s Title  Paper Motivation

Lucia Corno, Alessandra Voena


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