Francesco Pastore
Research Fellow

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Pastore In 2013, Francesco Pastore qualified as Full Professor of Economic Policy (national habilitation system) and as Associate Professor of Political Economy and Economic Statistics. Currently, he is Associate Professor of Economics at Universitŕ of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli" (formerly Seconda Universitŕ di Napoli). He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Population Economics and a member of the executive board of the Italian Association of Comparative Economic Studies (AISSEC). He was the secretary of the Italian Association of Labor Economics (AIEL) from 2010 to 2016.

He gained a Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Sussex, a Dottorato di Ricerca in Development Economics and Policy at the University of Naples "Federico II" and a Master of Science in Economics at Coripe (Piemonte), University of Turin.

He has acted as a consultant for several such organizations as, among others, European Commission, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, ILO, UNDP, UNESCO and World Bank. He was awarded research grants by EU-TSER, CERGE-EI and EERC.

His main research interests are in labor and education economics. He is also interested in development and transition economics. He has contributed extensively in several such fields as regional unemployment differentials, school-to-work transitions, labor market dynamics, gender discrimination, human capital investment, public employment services and passive as well as active labor market policy, labor market consequences of international trade and nonprofit organizations.

His scientific papers have been published in international (such as Journal of Economic Surveys; Economics of Education Review; Stata Journal; European Journal of Development Research; Social Indicators Research; Economics of Transition; Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics; Eastern European Economics; Post-Communist Economies; Empirica) in national journals (such as Economia Politica; Economia & Lavoro; Economia dei servizi; Scuola democratica; Studi Economici) and in edited books published by Palgrave MacMillan, Routledge, Springer Verlag.

In 2014, he has published a SpringerBrief book on: "The Youth Experience Gap. Explaining National Differences in the School-to-Work Transition".

He has co-edited three special issues of the International Journal of Manpower and two books for Physica Verlag.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2004.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10767  Francesco Pastore
Why So Slow? The School-to-Work Transition in Italy
10673  Katie Meara
Francesco Pastore
Allan Webster
Is the Gender Pay Gap in the US Just the Result of Gender Segregation at Work?
10051  Giuseppe Lucio Gaeta
Giuseppe Lubrano Lavadera
Francesco Pastore
Much Ado About Nothing? The Wage Effect of Holding a Ph.D. Degree But Not a Ph.D. Job Position
(published in: Research in Labor Economics, 2017, 45, 243-277)
9660  Francesco Pastore
Sarosh Sattar
Nistha Sinha
Erwin R. Tiongson
When Do Gender Wage Differences Emerge? A Study of Azerbaijan's Labor Market
9244  Justina A.V. Fischer
Francesco Pastore
Tempora mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis: Religion and Female Employment over Time
9230  Justina A.V. Fischer
Francesco Pastore
Completing the Monetary Union of Europe as Mid-term Solution of the Euro Crisis
9065  Francesco Pastore
Federica Roccisano
The Inheritance of Educational Inequality among Young People in Developing Countries
9049  Floro Ernesto Caroleo
Francesco Pastore
Overeducation: A Disease of the School-to-Work Transition System
(published in: G. Coppola and N. O'Higgins (eds): Youth and the Crisis: Unemployment, Education and Health in Europe, Routledge, 2016, 36-56)
8921  Francesco Pastore
The European Youth Guarantee: Labor Market Context, Conditions and Opportunities in Italy
(Published in: IZA Journal of European Labor Studies 2015, 4:11 (26 May 2015))
7788  Floro Ernesto Caroleo
Francesco Pastore
Overeducation at a Glance: Determinants and Wage Effects of the Educational Mismatch, Looking at the AlmaLaurea Data
(forthcoming in: Social Indicators Research, 2017)
7527  Polona Domadenik
Daša Farčnik
Francesco Pastore
Horizontal Mismatch in the Labour Market of Graduates: The Role of Signalling
7461  Francesco Pastore
Sarosh Sattar
Erwin R. Tiongson
Gender Differences in Earnings and Labor Supply in Early Career: Evidence from Kosovo's School-to-Work Transition Survey
(published in: IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2013, 2:5 [journal version])
7356  Francesco Pastore
Simona Tenaglia
Ora et non Labora? A Test of the Impact of Religion on Female Labor Supply
7198  Muhammad Rashid Ansari
Chiara Mussida
Francesco Pastore
Note on Lilien and Modified Lilien Index
(published in: Stata Journal, 2014, 14 (2), 398-406)
7126  Francesco Pastore
Primum vivere… Industrial Change, Job Destruction and the Geographical Distribution of Unemployment
(published in: IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, 2012, 1:7 [journal version])
7074  Francesco Pastore
Joanna Tyrowicz
Labour Turnover and the Spatial Distribution of Unemployment: A Panel Data Analysis Using Employment Registry Data
6954  Chiara Mussida
Francesco Pastore
Is There a Southern-Sclerosis? Worker Reallocation and Regional Unemployment in Italy
6487  Francesco Pastore
"I Wish I Had 100 Dollars a Month …" - The Intergenerational Transfer of Poverty in Mongolia
(substantially revised version published as 'I wish I had 100 dollars a month…: The Determinants of Poverty in Mongolia' in: European Journal of Development Research, 2016, 28 (5), 934-956 )
6413  Carmen Aina
Francesco Pastore
Delayed Graduation and Overeducation: A Test of the Human Capital Model versus the Screening Hypothesis
6197  Roberto Basile
Alessandro Girardi
Marianna Mantuano
Francesco Pastore
Sectoral Shifts, Diversification and Regional Unemployment: Evidence from Local Labour Systems in Italy
(published in: Empirica, 2012, 39 (4), 525-545)
6021  Floro Ernesto Caroleo
Francesco Pastore
Talking about the Pigou Paradox: Socio-Educational Background and Educational Outcomes of AlmaLaurea
(published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2012, 33 (1), 27-50)
5082  Francesco Pastore
Assessing the Impact of Incomes Policy: The Italian Experience
(published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2010, 31 (7), 793-817)
4480  Francesco Pastore
The Gender Gap in Early Career in Mongolia
(published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2010, 31 (2), 188-207)
3457  Francesco Pastore
Alina Verashchagina
The Determinants of Female Labour Supply in Belarus
(published in: Ravi Kanbur and Jan Svejnar (eds.), Labour Markets and Economic Development, London: Routledge, 2009)
3422  Michele Mosca
Francesco Pastore
Wage Effects of Recruitment Methods: The Case of the Italian Social Service Sector
(published in: Sergio Destefanis and Marco Musella (eds.), Paid and Unpaid Labour in Social Utility Services, Heidelberg: Physica Verlag, 2009)
3209  Francesco Pastore
Employment and Education Policy for Young People in the EU: What Can New Member States Learn from Old Member States?
(published in: Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations, 2008, 65, 235-254)
2796  Francesco Pastore
Alina Verashchagina
When Does Transition Increase the Gender Wage Gap? An Application to Belarus
(published in: Economics of Transition, 2011, 19 (2), 333-369 )
2620  Floro Ernesto Caroleo
Francesco Pastore
A New Regional Geography of Europe? The Labour Market Impact of the EU Enlargements
2254  Michele Mosca
Marco Musella
Francesco Pastore
Relational Goods, Monitoring and Non-Pecuniary Compensations in the Nonprofit Sector: The Case of the Italian Social Services
(published in: Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 2007, 78 (1), 57-86)
1829  Anna Maria Ferragina
Giorgia Giovannetti
Francesco Pastore
A Tale of Parallel Integration Processes. A Gravity Analysis of EU Trade with Mediterranean and Central and Eastern European Countries
(published in: Review of Middle East Economics and Finance, 2009, 5 (2), Article 2)
1793  Francesco Pastore
To Study or to Work? Education and Labour Market Participation of Young People in Poland
(published in: Eastern European Economics, 2012, 50 (3), 49-78)
1565  Anna Maria Ferragina
Francesco Pastore
Mind the Gap: Unemployment in the New EU Regions
(published in: Journal of Economic Surveys, 2008, 22 (1), 73-113)
1409  Francesco Pastore
Alina Verashchagina
Private Returns to Human Capital over Transition: A Case Study of Belarus
(published in: Economics of Education Review, 2006, 25(1), 91-107)
1140  Francesco Pastore
Alina Verashchagina
The Distribution of Wages in Belarus
(published in: Comparative Economic Studies, 2006, 48 (3), 351-376)
1139  Anna Maria Ferragina
Francesco Pastore
Factor Endowment and Market Size in EU-CEE Trade: Would Human Capital Change the Actual Quality Trade Patterns?
(published in: Eastern European Economics, 2005, 43 (1), 5-33)
194  Andrew T. Newell
Francesco Pastore
Regional Unemployment and Industrial Restructuring in Poland
(published in: Eastern European Economics, 2006, 44 (3), 5-28)
IZA Policy Papers:
No. Author(s)
127 Francesco Pastore
Getting It Right: Youth Employment Policy within the EU