Francesco Drago

University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR

Piazza Pugliatti 1

Messina

Italy

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Prison Conditions and Recidivism

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Aug 2009
Francesco Drago, Roberto Galbiati and Pietro Vertova
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Department of Economics, Sciences Po-CNRS and Bocconi University
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Crime, Prison, Deterrence

Prison Conditions and Recidivism

IZA Working Paper No. 3395
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 May 2008
Francesco Drago, Roberto Galbiati and Pietro Vertova
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Department of Economics, Sciences Po-CNRS and Bocconi University
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crime, prison, deterrence

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Self-Esteem and Earnings

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3577
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Francesco Drago
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR
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self-esteem, wages, NLSY

The Political Cost of Being Soft on Crime: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2019
Francesco Drago, Roberto Galbiati and Francesco Sobbrio
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Department of Economics, Sciences Po-CNRS and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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Accountability, Voting, Natural Experiment, Crime, Recidivism, Media

The Political Cost of Being Soft on Crime: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6532
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Jul 2017
Francesco Drago, Roberto Galbiati and Francesco Sobbrio
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Sciences Po and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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accountability, voting, natural experiment, crime, recidivism

The Political Cost of Being Soft on Crime: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6826
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 29 Oct 2019
Francesco Drago, Roberto Galbiati and Francesco Sobbrio
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Sciences Po and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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accountability, retrospective voting, natural experiment, crime, recidivism, media

The Political Cost of Being Soft on Crime: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10858
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Jul 2017
Francesco Drago, Roberto Galbiati and Francesco Sobbrio
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Department of Economics, Sciences Po-CNRS and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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accountability, voting, natural experiment, crime, recidivism

The Political Cost of Being Soft on Crime: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12097
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Francesco Drago, Roberto Galbiati and Francesco Sobbrio
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Department of Economics, Sciences Po-CNRS and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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accountability, crime, Natural Experiment, Recidivism., voting

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Earthquakes, Religion, and Transition to Self-Government in Italian Cities

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5566
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Nov 2015
Marianna Belloc, Francesco Drago and Roberto Galbiati
Sapienza University of Rome - Department of Economics, University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR and Department of Economics, Sciences Po-CNRS
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Meet the Press: How Voters and Politicians Respond to Newspaper Entry and Exit

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Francesco Drago, Tommaso Nannicini and Francesco Sobbrio
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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Newspapers, Media Competition, Turnout, Political Selection, Accountability

Meet the Press: How Voters and Politicians Respond to Newspaper Entry and Exit

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7169
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Feb 2013
Francesco Drago, Tommaso Nannicini and Francesco Sobbrio
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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newspapers, media competition, turnout, political selection, accountability

The Deterrent Effects of Prison: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2912
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Jul 2007
Francesco Drago, Roberto Galbiati and Pietro Vertova
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Department of Economics, Sciences Po-CNRS and University of Siena - Department of Economics
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crime, deterrence, natural experiment, recidivism

The Deterrent Effects of Prison: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6401
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 May 2008
Francesco Drago, Roberto Galbiati and Pietro Vertova
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Department of Economics, Sciences Po-CNRS and Bocconi University
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crime, deterrence, natural experiment, recidivism

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Career Consequences of Hyperbolic Time Preferences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2113
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Apr 2005
Francesco Drago
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR
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job mobility, hyperbolic discounting, wage growth

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Compliance Behavior in Networks: Evidence from a Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9443
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
Francesco Drago, Friederike Mengel and Christian Traxler
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, University of Essex and Hertie School
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neighborhood networks, social learning, spillover, evasion, field experiment

The 'Great Lockdown': Inactive Workers and Mortality by COVID-19

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2021
LUISS University - Department of Economics and Finance, University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Luiss University of Rome and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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COVID-19, Economic Lockdown, Excess Deaths, Mobility

The 'Great Lockdown': Inactive Workers and Mortality by COVID-19

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15317
Posted: 03 Nov 2020
LUISS University - Department of Economics and Finance, University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Luiss University of Rome and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance

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Economic Lockdown, Excess Deaths, mobility

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Law, Human Capital and the Emergence of Free City-States in Medieval Italy

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6719
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Jan 2018
Marianna Belloc, Francesco Drago and Roberto Galbiati
Sapienza University of Rome - Department of Economics, University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR and Sciences Po
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institutional change, education, human capital accumulation, communal movement

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How Much Should We Trust Crime Statistics? A Comparison between EU and US

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Mar 2017
University of Bergamo, University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Department of Economics, Sciences Po-CNRS and University of Siena - Department of Economics
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Crime statistics, Criminal behavior

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Indirect Effects of a Policy Altering Criminal Behaviour: Evidence from the Italian Prison Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5414
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Jan 2011
Francesco Drago and Roberto Galbiati
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR and Department of Economics, Sciences Po-CNRS
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crime, social interactions, indirect effects

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The 'Great Lockdown': Inactive Workers and Mortality by COVID-19

CESifo Working Paper No. 8584
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Oct 2020
LUISS University - Department of Economics and Finance, University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR, Luiss University of Rome and University of Rome Tor Vergata - Department of Economics and Finance
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Covid-19, economic lockdown, excess deaths, mobility

The Economic Impact of Organized Crime Infiltration in the Legal Economy: Evidence from the Judicial Administration of Organized Crime Firms

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13028
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Mar 2020
Francesca Calamunci and Francesco Drago
University of Messina and University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR
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organized crime, firm level data, policy evaluation

The Economic Impact of Organized Crime Infiltration in the Legal Economy: Evidence from the Judicial Administration of Organized Crime Firms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14326
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Jan 2020
Francesca Calamunci and Francesco Drago
University of Messina and University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR
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event study analysis, organized crime, public policy evaluation

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Rebate or Bait? A Model of Regret and Time Inconsistency in Consumer Behaviour

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5757
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Aug 2006
Francesco Drago and Dora Kadar
University of Messina, CSEF & CEPR and University of Siena - Department of Political Economy
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Time inconsistency, regret, naivete, mail-in-rebate