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Giovanni Facchini

Professor of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

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.

Professor Facchini's complete cv can be downloaded here in pdf format. Giovanni's Facewall page.

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

  • 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.
  • ALESSANDRA CASARICO, GIOVANNI FACCHINI and TOMMASO FRATTINI, 2018. What drives the legalization of immigrants? Evidence from IRCA Regional Science and Urban Economics.
  • GIOVANNI FACCHINI, ANNA MARIA MAYDA and RICCARDO PUGLISI, 2017. Illegal immigration and media exposure: Evidence on individual attitudes IZA Journal of Development and Migration. 7, 14,
  • GIOVANNI FACCHINI and CECILIA TESTA, 2016. Corruption and bicameral reforms Social Choice and Welfare.

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