The Società italiana di economia pubblica (SIEP), together with the Associazione italiana economisti del lavoro (AIEL), the Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics (CHILD – Collegio Carlo Alberto), the Centre for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF), announces the thirteenth 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 It is intended for an outstanding unpublished paper, written by an author under the age of forty.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. The authors who have been awarded the price in past editions cannot participate.

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

  • household and gender economics;
  • labour economics;
  • economics of taxation;
  • redistribution and social policies;
  • 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 economia del lavoro (AIEL);
c. the president (alternatively, the director) of the Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic
economics (CHILD – Collegio Carlo Alberto);
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 XXXV SIEP Annual Meeting, to be held at the University of Verona on September 14 and 15, 2023, and the winner(s) will have the opportunity to present her(their) paper at the Conference (information on the conference available at ).

Interested authors are invited to send their papers to the e-mail address by May 1, 2023. Applications should include a declaration that (each of) the author(s) is under the age of forty.

February 1, 2023

The SIEP President

Prof. Rosella Levaggi




1Livia ALFONSI, Mary NAMUBIRU, Sara SPAZIANIMeet Your Future: Experimental Evidence on the Labor Market Effects of Mentors
2Donatella BAIARDINo one leaves home until home is a damp voice in your ear saying leave, run now, I don’t know what I’ve become
3Francesco CAPOZZA, Krishna SRINIVASANWho Should Get Money? Estimating Welfare Weights in the U.S.
4Francesca M. CALAMUNCI, Federico F. FRATTINIWhen Crime Tears Communities Apart: Social Capital and Organised Crime
5Francesco COLCERASAInequality of Opportunity and Economic Growth: New Evidence
6Davide M. COLUCCIA, Lorenzo SPADAVECCHIAThe Economic Effects of Immigration Restriction Policies Evidence from the Italian Mass Migration to the US
7Leonardo D’AMICOPlace Based Policies with Local Voting Lessons From the EU Cohesion Policy
8Adriano DE FALCO, Elia MORACCI, Alberto VENTURINFleeing the Crowded Nest: Siblings and Leaving the Parental Home
9Ozge DEMIRCICan Gender-Blind Algorithmic Pricing Eliminate the Gender Gap?
10Elisa FACCHETTIPolice Infrastructure, Police Performance, and Crime: Evidence from Austerity Cuts
11Luca FAVERO, Ilaria MALISANWith honors. University Honors Programs and Graduates’ Careers
12Irene FERRARI, Jan KABATEK, Todd MORRISLonger careers: A barrier to hiring and coworker advancement?
13Edoardo FRATTOLAParental Retirement and Fertility Decisions across Family Policy Regimes
14Giovanni GALLO, Alessia SCONTICould financial education be a universal social policy? A simulation of potential influences on inequality levels
15Arianna GATTADo Employers Discriminate Participants in Active Labour Market Policies? A field experiment during the Covid-19
16Michela GIORCELLIThe Effects of Business School Education on Manager Career Outcomes
17Silvia GRISELDAThe Gender Gap in Math: What are we Measuring?
18Hannah LIEPMANN, Clemente PIGNATTIWelfare Effects of Unemployment Benefits when Informality is High
19Domenico MORAMARCO, Umutcan SALMANEqual opportunities in school choice settings
20Hanna MORENOThe Effect of Romania’s EU Accession on Regional Emigration and Development
21Simone PACITax Thy Neighbor. How Italian Mayors Increase Taxation in their Hometowns
22Elena PISANELLIA new turning point for women: artificial intelligence as a tool for reducing gender discrimination in hiring
23Giovanni RIGHETTOMarriage patterns and the gender gap in labor force participation: evidence from Italy
24Nicolò RUSSOHealth-Dependent Preferences, Consumption, and Insurance
25Hazal SEZERKilling Our Future: The Long-Term and Intergenerational Effects of School Shootings on Labor-Market Outcomes
26Martin P. TABE-OJONGContext matters: Oil palm production and women dietary diversity in the tropical forest of Cameroon
27Izaskun ZUAZURobots and Women in Manufacturing


YearAuthor/sTitle PaperMotivation
2022Michele GiannolaParental Investments and Intra-household Inequality in Child Human Capital: Evidence from a Lab-in-the-Field Experiment
2021Shmuel SanWho Works Where and Why? Parental Networks and the Labor Market
2020Yajna Govind Is naturalization a passport for better labor market integration? Evidence from a quasi-experimental setting
2019Sam Cosaert, Alexandros Theloudis, Bertrand VerheydenTogetherness in the Household

Cosaert, S., A. Alexandros and B. Verheyden, 2022. Togetherness in the Household, American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, forthcoming.
2018Bernardo FanfaniTastes for Discrimination in Monopsonistic Labour Markets

Fanfani, B., 2022. Tastes for Discrimination in Monopsonistic Labour Markets, Labour Economics, forthcoming.
2017Michele Di Maio, Roberto NisticòThe effect of parental job loss on child school dropout: evidence from the occupied Palestinian territories 

Di Maio, M., and E. Nisticò, 2019. Effect of parental job loss on child school dropout: Evidence from the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Journal of Development Economics, 141(C), 102375.
2016Lucia Corno, Alessandra VoenaSelling daughters: age of marriage, income shocks and bride price tradition
2015Francesca Carta, Lucia Rizzica Female employment and pre-kindergarten: on the unintended effects of an Italian reform

Carta, F., and L. Rizzica, 2018. Early kindergarten, maternal labor supply and children’s outcomes: evidence from Italy, Journal of Public Economics, 158, 79-102.
2014Ezgi KayaHeterogeneous Couples, Household Interactions and Labor Supply Elasticities of Married Women
2013Ylenia BrilliMother or Market Care? A Structural Estimation of Child Care Impacts on Child Development  

Brilli, Y., 2021. Mother’s time allocation, child care and child cognitive development, Journal of Human Capital, forthcoming.
2012Eva Garcìa-Moràn, Zoe KuehnWith Strings Attached: Grandparent-Provided Child care, Fertility, and Female Labor Market Outcomes 

Garcia-Moran, E., and Z. Kuehn, 2017. With Strings Attached: Grandparent-Provided Child Care and Female Labor Market Outcomes, Review of Economic Dynamics, 23: 80-98.
2011Fabrizio Colonna, Stefania MarcassaTaxation and Labor Force Participation: The Case of Italy 

Colonna, F., and S. Marcassa, 2015. Taxation and Female Labor Supply in Italy, IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 4:5.