Giovanni Pica

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Professor of Economics

Università della Svizzera Italiana

Giovanni Pica is professor of economics at the Istituto di Economia Politica of the Università della Svizzera italiana, where he is currently vice-dean of the Faculty of Economics, director of the Master in Economia e politiche internazionali (MEPIN), and vice-director of the Master in Economics. After completing his Ph.D. at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, he held positions at the University of Southampton, the University of Salerno and the University of Milan. He is affiliated with CSEF, Centro Studi Luca D'Agliano, Centro Baffi and fRDB. His research concentrates on the labour market effects of financial market imperfections, globalization and labour market institutions.

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Giovanni Pica

Istituto di Economia Politica
Università della Svizzera Italiana
Blue Building, Office 9 (Level 2)
Via Buffi 6, 6900 Lugano

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Recent publications

  • Giacinta Cestone, Chiara Fumagalli, Francis Kramarz, and Giovanni Pica, Exploiting Growth Opportunities: The Role of Internal Labor Markets,

    Forthcoming in: The Review of Economic Studies

  • Giorgio Barba Navaretti, Lionel Fontagné, Gianluca Orefice, Giovanni Pica and Anna Cecilia Rosso, TBTs, Firm Organization and Labour Structure,

    Forthcoming in: Review of International Economics

  • Güell M., M. Pellizzari, G. Pica and J.V. Rodríguez Mora, Correlating Social Mobility and Economic Outcomes,

    Published in The Economic Journal, 128(612), pp. F353-F403 [link]

  • Cingano F., M. Leonardi, G. Pica and J. Messina, Employment Protection Legislation, Capital Investment and Access to Credit: Evidence from Italy,

    The Economic Journal, 2016, 126(595), pp. 1798–1822 [link]