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Giovanni Facchini

Professor of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences



Giovanni Facchini earned a PhD in Economics from Stanford University in 2001 and a Laurea in Economics from the University of Trento. He joined the School in 2012 from Erasmus University in Rotterdam where he also held a Chair in Economics. He is a Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London, a Research Fellow at the CES-Ifo institute in Munich, at IZA in Bonn, an External Fellow at CReAM and the coordinator of the International Migration Program at the Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano in Turin.

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Expertise Summary

Giovanni's recent research focuses on the processes through which immigration policies are shaped. He has also worked on the income distribution effects of economic reforms and on the formation of preferential trading arrangements. His papers have been published in journals like the American Economic Journal, the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of International Economics, the Journal of Public Economics, the Journal of Population Economics and Economic Policy. Giovanni's scholarly activities have been supported by grants from the NORFACE consortium, the European Union and the World Bank.

Recent Publications

  • MARKUS EBERHARDT, GIOVANNI FACCHINI and VALERIA RUEDA, 2023. Gender Differences in Reference Letters: Evidence from the Economics Job Market Economic Journal. 133(655), 2676–2708
  • BERNINI, ANDREA, FACCHINI, GIOVANNI and TESTA, CECILIA, 2022. Replication Data for: Race, Representation and Local Governments in the U.S. South: The Effect of the Voting Rights Act Harvard Dataverse. 1,
  • FACCHINI, GIOVANNI and RAPOPORT, HILLEL, 2022. Introduction to the special issue on immigration to OECD countries REVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS. 30(5), 1311-1314
  • COSTANZA BIAVASCHI, GIOVANNI FACCHINI, ANNA MARIA MAYDA and MARIAPIA MENDOLA, 2018. South-South migration and the labor market: Evidence from South Africa Journal of Economic Geography.

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