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- Public Economics
- Political Economy
- Tax/yardstick Competition
- Fiscal Federalism
- Behavioural Political Economy
EC320. The Economics of Public Policy (Term 1 )
EC331. Research in Applied Economics (tutor) (Terms 1 & 2) (notes, bookings, etc)
Publications and Papers Under Review
Political Competition, Tax Salience and Accountability. Theory and some evidence from Italy. (2016) (joint with Emanuele Bracco and Francesco Porcelli), CAGE wp, under revision.
Happy Voters, (2017) (joint with Federica Liberini and Eugenio Proto), Journal of Public Economics, Vol 146, pp, 41–57, available here.
Intergovernamental grants as signal and the alignment effect: theory and evidence. (2015) (joint with Emanuele Bracco, Ben Lockwood, Francesco Porcelli), Journal of Public Economics, vol 123, pp. 78-91, available here.
Tax Competition among European Countries. Does the EU Matter? (2014), European Journal of Political Economy, 34, 353–371, available here.
Does Centralisation Affect the Number and Size of Lobbies? (2010), Journal of Public Economic Theory, Volume 12(3), 407-435, available here.
Do Countries Compete over Corporate Tax Rates ? (with Mike Devereux and Ben Lockwood), (2008), Journal of Public Economics,Volume 92(5), 1210-1235, available here.
Horizontal and vertical Tax Competition: Theory and Some Evidence from the USA (with Mike Devereux and Ben Lockwood), (2007), Journal of Public Economics, Volume 91, Issue 3-4, 451-479, available here.
The Political Economy of Policy Centralisation: Direct versus Representative Democracy (with Kim Scharf), (2004) Journal of Public Economics 88, 799-817, available here.
Working papers and work in progress
Happiness and Productivity in the Field. (with Daniel Sgroi and Eugenio Proto).
Brexit and the Firms. (with Daniel Sgroi and Eugenio Proto).
Who benefits from digitisation? The introduction of electronic invoicing in public administration in Italy (2016) (joint with Federica Liberini)
Social Capital, Electoral Behaviour and Government’s Performance, (2016) (joint with Emanuele Bracco and Francesco Porcelli)
Electoral Performance Spillovers: Theory and Evidence, (2015) (joint with Emanuele Bracco and Francesco Porcelli)
The CSGR Globalisation Index: an Introductory Guide, (with Ben Lockwood) (2004) Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation Working Paper 155/04.
Capital Account Liberalization and Corporate Taxes, (with Mike Devereux and Ben Lockwood), (2003) IMF Discussion paper n 03/180.