Massimiliano Bratti
Research Fellow

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Bratti Massimiliano Bratti is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Milan. He received a Doctorate in Economics (Dottorato di Ricerca in Economia Politica) from the University of Ancona (now Marche Polytechnic University) in 2001 and a PhD in Economics from the University of Warwick in 2005.

His main research fields are education economics, health economics, household economics and labour economics. He is currently working on the non-market returns to education (health), the impact of parental health on children's outcomes, the effect of fertility timing on mother's labour market outcomes and the effect of migration on trade and innovation.

In 2004 he became a member of the Center for Household Income, Labor and Demographic Economics (CHILD, Turin). He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in September 2003 and became a Research Fellow in March 2006.
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IZA World of Labor article: Fertility postponement and labor market outcomes
IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
11302  Daniele Biancardi
Massimiliano Bratti
The Effect of the First Italian Research Evaluation Exercise on Student Enrolment Choices
11280  Massimiliano Bratti
Luca De Benedictis
Gianluca Santoni
Immigrant Entrepreneurs, Diasporas and Exports
11060  Massimiliano Bratti
Claudio Deiana
Enkelejda Havari
Gianluca Mazzarella
Elena Claudia Meroni
What Are You Voting For? Proximity to Refugee Reception Centres and Voting in the 2016 Italian Constitutional Referendum
11026  Massimiliano Bratti
Stefano Verzillo
The 'Gravity' of Quality: Research Quality and Universities' Attractiveness in Italy
10462  Massimiliano Bratti
Simona Fiore
Mariapia Mendola
Family Size, Sibling Rivalry and Migration: Evidence from Mexico
9979  Massimiliano Bratti
Tommaso Frattini
Francesco Scervini
Grandparental Availability for Child Care and Maternal Employment: Pension Reform Evidence from Italy
(revised version published as "Grandparental availability for child care and maternal labor force participation: Pension reform evidence from Italy" in: Journal of Population Economics, 2017)
9269  Massimiliano Bratti
Mariapia Mendola
Alfonso Miranda
Hard to Forget: The Long-Lasting Impact of War on Mental Health
7940  Martino Bernardi
Massimiliano Bratti
Gianfranco De Simone
"I wish I knew ..." - Misperceived Ability, School Track Counseling Services and Performances in Upper Secondary Education
7922  Massimiliano Bratti
Chiara Conti
The Effect of (Mostly Unskilled) Immigration on the Innovation of Italian Regions
(revised version published as "The effect of immigration on innovation in italy" in: Regional Studies, 2017)
7722  Massimiliano Bratti
Daniele Checchi
Re-testing PISA Students One Year Later: On School Value Added Estimation Using OECD-PISA
(revised version forthcoming in Rivista di Politica Economica, 2017)
7135  Massimiliano Bratti
Laura Cavalli
Delayed First Birth and New Mothers' Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Biological Fertility Shocks
(revised version published in: European Journal of Population, 2014, 30 (1), 35-63)
6628  Massimiliano Bratti
Luca De Benedictis
Gianluca Santoni
On the Pro-Trade Effects of Immigrants
(revised version published in: Review of World Economics, 2014, 150 (3), 557-594)
5870  Massimiliano Bratti
Mariapia Mendola
Parental Health and Child Schooling
(published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2014, 35, 94-108)
5372  Massimiliano Bratti
Alfonso Miranda
Endogenous Treatment Effects for Count Data Models with Sample Selection or Endogenous Participation
(revised version published in: Health Economics, 2011, 20 (9), 1090-1109)
4613  Massimiliano Bratti
Roberto Leombruni
Local Human Capital Externalities and Wages at the Firm Level: The Case of Italian Manufacturing
(revised version published in: Economics of Education Review, 2014, 41, 161-175)
3907  Massimiliano Bratti
Konstantinos Tatsiramos
Explaining How Delayed Motherhood Affects Fertility Dynamics in Europe
(revised version published as 'The Effect of Delaying Motherhood on the Second Childbirth in Europe' in: Journal of Population Economics, 2011, 25 (1), 291-321)
3599  Massimiliano Bratti
Daniele Checchi
Antonio Filippin
Should You Compete or Cooperate with Your Schoolmates?
(revised version published in: Education Economics, 2011, 19 (3), 275-289)
3361  Massimiliano Bratti
Daniele Checchi
Guido de Blasio
Does the Expansion of Higher Education Increase the Equality of Educational Opportunities? Evidence from Italy
(revised version published in: Labour, 2008, 22 (s1), 53–88 )
2603  Massimiliano Bratti
Daniele Checchi
Antonio Filippin
Territorial Differences in Italian Students’ Mathematical Competencies: Evidence from PISA 2003
(revised version published as "Geographical Differences in Italian Students' Mathematical Competencies: Evidence from PISA 2003" in: Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia, 2007, 66(3), 299-333)
2090  Alfonso Miranda
Massimiliano Bratti
Non-Pecuniary Returns to Higher Education: The Effect on Smoking Intensity in the UK
(revised version published in: Health Economics, 2010, 19 (8), 906-920 )
1979  Massimiliano Bratti
Social Class and Undergraduate Degree Subject in the UK
1631  Massimiliano Bratti
Robin Naylor
Jeremy Smith
Variations in the Wage Returns to a First Degree: Evidence from the British Cohort Study 1970
1474  Massimiliano Bratti
Stefano Staffolani
Effort-Based Career Opportunities and Working Time
(revised version published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2007, 28 (6), 489-512)
1111  Massimiliano Bratti
Emilia Del Bono
Daniela Vuri
New Mothers' Labour Force Participation in Italy: The Role of Job Characteristics
(revised version published in: Labour, 2005, 19 (s1), 79–121)
890  Massimiliano Bratti
Luca Mancini
Differences in Early Occupational Earnings of UK Male Graduates by Degree Subject: Evidence from the 1980-1993 USR