Gabriella Berloffa

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University of Trento, Department of Economics and ManagementAssociate ProfessorItalyhttps://webapps.unitn.it/du/en/Persona/PER0004135/Curriculumgabriella.berloffa@unitn.it
Gabriella Berloffa [Ph.D in economics, University of York, 1998; Marie Curie Fellowship for postdoctoral research at University College London, 1999] qualified as full professor of Economics in 2013. Currrently, she is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Trento (DEM). She teaches Advanced Microeconomics and Labour Economics (BA, MA and PhD students). Her research has concentrated mainly on households’ economic choices (consumption, savings, labour supply) and their consequences on welfare and inequality, both at a theoretical and empirical level, in developed (mainly Europeans) and developing countries. Over the last two decades she has participated in various international research projects funded by the European Commission (FP4 on household savings, FP5 – AMANDA on health and retirement, FP7 – STYLE on youth unemployment), and national research projects funded by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research. Her research has resulted in numerous peer-reviewed articles in leading economic journals (among others, Review of Economic Studies, Economic Journal, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Review of Income and Wealth, International Journal of Manpower, European Journal of Development Research), and chapters in books published by international publishers (Oxford University Press, Routledge, Palgrave Macmillan, Edward Elgar). She received the "Sir Austin Robinson Memorial Prize” for the best paper presented by a young economist at the annual meeting of the Royal Economic Society (1997). In 2015, she has been invited by the Employment Committee Indicators Group (EMCO-IG) of the European Commission, to present and discuss her work on a new “Insecurity Index for Employment Trajectories”. She has been a faculty member of various Doctoral Programmes at the University of Trento (Economics and Management, Local Development and Global Dynamics, Development Economics and Local Systems) and has supervised 10 PhD students and postdoctoral fellows who are now working in various national and international institutions.
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