Premio Etta Chiuri





Etta 2 marzo 2006The Società italiana di economia pubblica (SIEP) announces the eighth 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 It is intended for an outstanding unpublished paper, written by an author under the age of forty.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 XXX SIEP Annual Conference, to be held at the University of Padova on September 20 - 21, 2018, 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 Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. E' necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo. by May 15, 2018.

The SIEP President
Prof. Michele Bernasconi

January 24, 2018



Code Author/s  Paper pdf
1 Viola Angelini, Marco Bertoni, Luca Stella, Christoph T. Weiss

The Ant or the Grasshopper? The Long-term Consequences of Unilateral Divorce Laws on Savings of European Households

2 Chiara Ardito

Rising Pension Age in Italy: Employment Response and Program Substitution

3 Rosario Maria Ballatore, Marco Paccagnella, Marco Tonello

Bullied because younger than my mates? The effect of age rank on victimization at school


Paolo Brunori, Paul Hufe, Daniel Gerszon Mahler

The Roots of Inequality: Estimating Inequality of Opportunity from Regression Trees


Claudio Deiana, Ludovica Giua

The US Opioid Epidemic: Prescription Opioids, Labour Market Conditions and Crime


Bernardo Fanfani

Tastes for Discrimination in Monopsonistic Labour Markets


Tommaso Giommoni

Is Progressivity Always a Progress? The Impact of Fiscal Flexibility on Tax Manipulation


Carmine Guerriero

Property Rights, Transaction Costs, and the Limits of the Market


Raquel Sebastian

Job Polarisation and the Spanish Local Labor Market


Alessandro Tampieri, Elena M. Parilina

Who Divorces Whom and Why


Elena Villar

The Child Effect within the Firm. New Evidence from Personnel Data


Year Author/s Title  Paper Motivation

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  
2012 Eva Garcìa-Moràn, Zoe Kuehn With Strings Attached: Grandparent-Provided Child care, Fertility, and Female Labor Market Outcomes 
2011 Fabrizio Colonna, Stefania Marcassa Taxation and Labor Force Participation: The Case of Italy