Premio Etta Chiuri





Etta 2 marzo 2006The Società italiana di economia pubblica (SIEP) announces the seventh 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 It is intended for an outstanding unpublished paper, written by an author under the age of forty.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 XXIX SIEP Annual Conference, to be held at the University of Catania on September 21 - 22, 2017, 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 June 30, 2017.

The SIEP President
Prof. Michele Bernasconi

February 26, 2017



Code Author/s  Paper pdf
1 Ainhoa Aparicio Fenoll 

English Proficiency and Test Scores of Immigrant Children in US

2 Ruxanda Berlinschi and Ani Harutyunyan

Do migrants think differently? Evidence from Eastern European and post-Soviet states

3 Juliana Bernhofer, Francesco Costantini, and Matija Kovacic

Risk attitudes, investment behavior and linguistic variation

4 Michela Carlana Stereotypes and Self-Stereotypes: Evidence from Teachers’ Gender Bias

Michele Di Maio and Roberto Nisticò

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


Sebastian Findeisen and Dominik Sachs


Optimal Need-Based Financial Aid


Tommaso Frattini and Elena Meschi


Immigrants’ peer effects in vocational schools


Andrea Garnero


The dog that barks doesn’t bite: Coverage and compliance of sectoral minimum wages in Italy


Diogo Geraldes


Women dislike competing against men


Francesca Gioia


Incentive Schemes and Peer Effects on Risk Behaviour:

An experiment 


Giulia Giupponi and Camille Landais


Employment Effects and Welfare Consequences

of Short-Time Work Programs 


Stephan E. Maurer and Andrei V. Potlogea


Male-biased Demand Shocks andWomen’s

Labor Force Participation: Evidence from
Large Oil Field Discoveries


Paolo Melindi-Ghidi

Inequality, Educational Choice and Public School

Quality in Income Mixing Communities


Tommaso Oliviero and Annalisa Scognamiglio

Property tax and property values: Evidence from the

2012 Italian Tax Reform


Daniela Piazzalunga

Till Money Us Do Part:

Property Division at Divorce and Married Couples'
Time Use Behaviour


Gabriele Ruiu and Maria Laura Ruiu

The complex relationship between education and happiness. The case of highly educated individuals in



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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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