Vincenzo Galasso

University of Lugano

Via Giuseppe Buffi 13

Lugano, 6900

Switzerland

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Fellow

London

United Kingdom

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Lessons for an Aging Society: The Political Sustainability of Social Security Systems

IGIER Working Paper No. 244; Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Working Paper No. 2004-07
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Nov 2003
Vincenzo Galasso and Paola Profeta
University of Lugano and Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management
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Political Equilibria, Demographic Dynamics, Retirement Age

Lessons for an Aging Society: The Political Sustainability of Social Security Systems

Economic Policy, Vol. 19, No. 38, pp. 63-115, April 2004
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 May 2004
Vincenzo Galasso and Paola Profeta
University of Lugano and Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management
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The Labor Market of Italian Politicians, Second Version

PIER Working Paper No. 09-024
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 13 Jul 2009
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, University of Lugano, Singapore Management University - School of Social Sciences and European University Institute - Economics Department (ECO)
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politicians, parties, political careers

What Explains Fertility? Evidence from Italian Pension Reforms

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2646
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 May 2009
Francesco C. Billari and Vincenzo Galasso
Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management and University of Lugano
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old-age security, public pension systems, fertility, altruism

What Explains Fertility? Evidence from Italian Pension Reforms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7014
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Francesco C. Billari and Vincenzo Galasso
Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management and University of Lugano
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altruism, fertility, old-age security, public pension systems

Protecting Against Labour Market Risk: Employment Protection or Unemployment Benefits?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 834; Bocconi University IGIER Working Paper No. 239
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Aug 2003
Vincenzo Galasso, Tito Boeri and J. Ignacio Conde-Ruiz
University of Lugano, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Foundation for Applied Economic Research (FEDEA)
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employment protection, unemployment insurance, political equilibria

Protecting Against Labour Market Risk: Employment Protection or Unemployment Benefits?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3990
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Sep 2003
Tito Boeri, J. Ignacio Conde-Ruiz and Vincenzo Galasso
Bocconi University - Department of Economics, Foundation for Applied Economic Research (FEDEA) and University of Lugano
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Employment protection, unemployment insurance, political equilibria

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The Euro and Structural Reforms*

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2169
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Nov 2008
Alberto F. Alesina, Silvia Ardagna and Vincenzo Galasso
Harvard University - Department of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Lugano
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Euro, structural reforms, deregulation, European labor markets

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Cross-Skill Redistribution and the Tradeoff between Unemployment Benefits and Employment Protection

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1371; IGIER Working Paper No. 271
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Oct 2004
Tito Boeri, J. Ignacio Conde-Ruiz and Vincenzo Galasso
Bocconi University - Department of Economics, Foundation for Applied Economic Research (FEDEA) and University of Lugano
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Employment protection, unemployment insurance, political equilibria

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Early Retirement and Social Security: A Long-Term Perspective

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1571
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Nov 2005
J. Ignacio Conde-Ruiz, Vincenzo Galasso and Paola Profeta
Foundation for Applied Economic Research (FEDEA), University of Lugano and Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management
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pensions, income effect, tax burden, politico-economic Markovian equilibrium

When the State Mirrors the Family: The Design of Pension Systems

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 07/2010-026
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 Aug 2010
Vincenzo Galasso and Paola Profeta
University of Lugano and Bocconi University
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Culture, Institutions, Historical Evidence

When the State Mirrors the Family: The Design of Pension Systems

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3191
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Oct 2010
Vincenzo Galasso and Paola Profeta
University of Lugano and Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management
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culture, institutions, historical evidence

When the State Mirrors the Family: The Design of Pension Systems

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8723
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 22 Dec 2011
Vincenzo Galasso and Paola Profeta
University of Lugano and Bocconi University
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culture, family ties, pension design

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The Evolution of Retirement

IGIER Working Paper No. 278
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Jan 2005
Vincenzo Galasso, Paola Profeta and J. Ignacio Conde-Ruiz
University of Lugano, Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management and Foundation for Applied Economic Research (FEDEA)
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Pensions, lifetime income effect, tax burden, politico-economic Markovian equilibrium

The Evolution of Retirement

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4863
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 May 2005
J. Ignacio Conde-Ruiz, Vincenzo Galasso and Paola Profeta
Foundation for Applied Economic Research (FEDEA), University of Lugano and Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management
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Pensions, lifetime income effect, tax burden, politico-economic Markovian equilibrium

On the Political Complementarity between Health Care and Social Security

IGIER Working Paper No. 184
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Apr 2001
Carlos Bethencourt and Vincenzo Galasso
University of La Laguna - Department of Applied Economics and University of Lugano
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endogenous longevity, subgame perfect structure induced equilibrium

On the Political Complementarity between Health Care and Social Security

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2788
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 May 2001
Carlos Bethencourt and Vincenzo Galasso
University of La Laguna - Department of Applied Economics and University of Lugano
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Endogenous longevity, subgame perfect structure induced equilibrium

Persuasion and Gender: Experimental Evidence from Two Political Campaigns

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5868
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 11 May 2016
Vincenzo Galasso and Tommaso Nannicini
University of Lugano and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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gender differences, political campaigns, randomized controlled trials, competitive persuasion

Persuasion and Gender: Experimental Evidence from Two Political Campaigns

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9906
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 09 May 2016
Vincenzo Galasso and Tommaso Nannicini
University of Lugano and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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gender differences, political campaigns, randomized controlled trials, competitive persuasion

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Is Social Security Secure with NDC?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5235
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Oct 2010
Tito Boeri and Vincenzo Galasso
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of Lugano
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notional defined contribution, pay as you go, labor market dualism and pensions

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How Does Ageing Affect the Welfare State?

Econpubblica Working Paper No. 114
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Feb 2009
Vincenzo Galasso and Paola Profeta
University of Lugano and Bocconi University
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The Social Security Reform Process in Italy: Where Do We Stand?

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2003-052
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Feb 2008
Agar Brugiavini and Vincenzo Galasso
Ca Foscari University of Venice - Dipartimento di Economia and University of Lugano
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Competing on Good Politicians

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4282
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Jul 2009
Vincenzo Galasso and Tommaso Nannicini
University of Lugano and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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political competition, political selection, probabilistic voting

Competing on Good Politicians

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7363
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Aug 2009
Vincenzo Galasso and Tommaso Nannicini
University of Lugano and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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political competition, political selection, probabilistic voting

Investing for the Old Age: Pensions, Children and Savings

Econpubblica Working Paper No. 138
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Feb 2009
Vincenzo Galasso, Roberta Gatti and Paola Profeta
University of Lugano, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Bocconi University
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PAYG pension systems, fertility, financial markets, intergenerational

Investing for the Old Age: Pensions, Children and Savings

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6825
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Jun 2008
Vincenzo Galasso, Roberta Gatti and Paola Profeta
University of Lugano, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Bocconi University
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fertility, financial markets, intergenerational transfers, PAYG pension systems

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Lessons for an Aging Society: the Political Sustainability of Social Security Systems'

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2003/77
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 31 May 2007
Vincenzo Galasso and Paola Profeta
University of Lugano and Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management
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The Role of Income Effects in Early Retirement

ECONPUBBLICA Working Paper No. 158
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Mar 2012
J. Ignacio Conde-Ruiz, Vincenzo Galasso and Paola Profeta
Foundation for Applied Economic Research (FEDEA), University of Lugano and Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management
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pensions, income effect, tax burden, politico-economic

The Difficult Case of Persuading Women: Experimental Evidence from Childcare

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4418
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Oct 2013
University of Lugano, Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management, University of Essex - Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) and Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management
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gender culture, female labour supply, education

The Difficult Case of Persuading Women: Experimental Evidence from Childcare

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7677
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Oct 2013
University of Lugano, Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management, University of Essex - Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) and Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management
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gender culture, female labour supply, education

The Difficult Case of Persuading Women: Experimental Evidence from Childcare

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9682
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Oct 2013
Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management, University of Lugano, Bocconi University and University of Essex - Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER)
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education, female labour supply, gender culture

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Old Before Their Time: The Role of Employers in Retirement Decisions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5667
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Jan 2016
Piera Bello and Vincenzo Galasso
University of Lugano and University of Lugano
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early retirement, firms' restructuring, labor demand of elderly workers

Men Vote in Mars, Women Vote in Venus: A Survey Experiment in the Field

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4328
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Jul 2013
Vincenzo Galasso and Tommaso Nannicini
University of Lugano and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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gender differences, political campaigns, competitive persuasion

Men Vote in Mars, Women Vote in Venus: A Survey Experiment in the Field

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7483
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Jul 2013
Vincenzo Galasso and Tommaso Nannicini
University of Lugano and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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gender differences, political campaigns, competitive persuasion

Men Vote in Mars, Women Vote in Venus: A Survey Experiment in the Field

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9547
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Jul 2013
Vincenzo Galasso and Tommaso Nannicini
University of Lugano and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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competitive persuasion, gender differences, political campaigns

Electoral Incentives and Economic Policy Across Political Regimes

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2011
Vincenzo Galasso and Salvatore Nunnari
University of Lugano and Bocconi University
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economic policy, electoral rules, pivotal districts and unemployment benefits

Electoral Incentives and Economic Policy Across Political Regimes

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7959
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Aug 2010
Vincenzo Galasso and Salvatore Nunnari
University of Lugano and Bocconi University
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Economic Policy, Electoral Rules, Pivotal Districts, Unemployment Benefits

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How to Combine the Entry of Young People in the Labour Market with the Retention of Older Workers?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7829
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Dec 2013
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bocconi University - Department of Economics, KU Leuven, University of Lugano, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Vienna University of Economics
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youth unemployment, older workers, Europe, demographic change

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The Euro and Structural Reforms

NBER Working Paper No. w14479
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2010
Alberto F. Alesina, Silvia Ardagna and Vincenzo Galasso
Harvard University - Department of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Lugano
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The Macroeconomics of Early Retirement

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3896
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Jun 2003
J. Ignacio Conde-Ruiz and Vincenzo Galasso
Foundation for Applied Economic Research (FEDEA) and University of Lugano
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Human capital accumulation, political sustainability, redistributive policies

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Postponing Retirement: The Political Push of Aging

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5777
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Sep 2006
Vincenzo Galasso
University of Lugano
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Political equilibria, aging, postponing retirement

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Assessing the Political Sustainability of Parametric Social Security Reforms: The Case of Italy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3439
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Aug 2002
Marcello D'Amato and Vincenzo Galasso
University of Salerno - Centre for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF) and University of Lugano
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Political equilibria, demographic dynamics, defined benefits

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The Politics of Aging and Retirement: Evidence from Swiss Referenda

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 7165
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Sep 2018
Piera Bello and Vincenzo Galasso
University of Lugano and University of Lugano
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social security reforms, voting behavior, retirement age

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Aggregate Risk, Political Constraints and Social Security Design

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3330
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 May 2002
Marcello D'Amato and Vincenzo Galasso
University of Salerno - Centre for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF) and University of Lugano
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Fully funded, political bailout, moral hazard

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Cross-Skill Redistribution and the Trade-Off between Unemployment Benefits and Employment Protection

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4711
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Dec 2004
Tito Boeri, J. Ignacio Conde-Ruiz and Vincenzo Galasso
Bocconi University - Department of Economics, Foundation for Applied Economic Research (FEDEA) and University of Lugano
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Employment protection, unemployment insurance, political equilibria

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The Role of Political Partisanship During Economic Crises

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7834
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Vincenzo Galasso
University of Lugano
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economic crisis, partisan politics, structural reforms

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Demographics and the Secular Stagnation Hypothesis in Europe

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10887
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Oct 2015
Carlo A. Favero and Vincenzo Galasso
Bocconi University - Department of Finance and University of Lugano
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Europe, growth, real interest rates, stochastic mortality

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Political Intergenerational Risk Sharing

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6972
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Dec 2008
Marcello D'Amato and Vincenzo Galasso
Centre of Labour Economics and Economic Policy (CELPE) and University of Lugano
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Markov equilibria, Pension Systems, social optimum

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The Economic Effects of Electoral Rules: Evidence from Unemployment Benefits

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13081
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2018
Vincenzo Galasso and Salvatore Nunnari
University of Lugano and Bocconi University
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Electoral Rules, Swing Districts, Unemployment Benefits

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So Closed: Political Selection in Proportional Systems

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10514
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
Vincenzo Galasso and Tommaso Nannicini
University of Lugano and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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closed party lists, electoral rule, political selection

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The Political Economy of Social Security: A Survey

European Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 18, pp. 1-29, 2002
Posted: 11 Jun 2004
Vincenzo Galasso and Paola Profeta
University of Lugano and Bocconi University - Department of Policy Analysis and Public Management

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Redistribution, multidimensional voting, political pressure, political sustainability, social security reforms

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The Us Social Security: A Financial Appraisal for the Median Voter

CEPR Dicussion Paper No. 2456
Posted: 22 Jun 2000
Vincenzo Galasso
University of Lugano

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