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Matteo Cervellati

Full Professor

Department of Economics

Academic discipline: SECS-P/01 Economics

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Professor of Economics in Bologna since 2011. Ph.D in Economics 2005 at UPF Barcelona. Director of the PhD Program 2013-2016 and Head of Department 2021-2024. His research interests are in the theoretical and empirical investigation of long-term development. He has been working on political economics, economics demography, unified growth theory, endogenous democratization, theory and empirics of cultural values, the role of life expectancy and exposure to human pathogens, the determinants of civil conflicts with disaggregated data. In these topics, he has published in journals like AER, Econometrica, ReStat, AEJ:Macro, Economic J., Jo Ec. Growth, JPuBE among others. PI in research project funded by MIUR-PRIN, EIEF, University of Bologna and member in FIRB and ERC network projects. Research Fellow: CEPR, London; IZA Bonn; CESIfo Munich; GLO.


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Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche
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