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FRANCESCO DECAROLIS

FRANCESCO DECAROLIS
Associate Professor
Department of Economics
 

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Courses a.y. 2020/2021

11546 FUNDAMENTALS OF ECONOMICS
11871 EMPIRICAL INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION AND MARKET DESIGN
20629 EMPIRICAL INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION AND MARKET DESIGN
40404 TOPICS IN APPLIED ECONOMETRICS

Courses previous a.y.


Biographical note

Born May 17, 1980. Degree in Economics cum laude from Università Bocconi in 2002. PhD in Economics from University of Chicago in 2009.


Academic CV

Associate Professor, Università Bocconi since 1st November 2017. Previously Associate Professor at EIEF-Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (2016) and Assistant Professor at Boston University (2012-2016). CEPR, Research Affiliate and member of the Expert Group for the Observatory on the Online Platform Economy at the European Commission, DG CONNECT. He has been awarded multiple research grants, including: 

2021-2025 European Research Council - Consolidator Grant: Competition in digital markets

2019-2022 PRIN (2017TMFPSH): The impact of algorithms on prices in online marketplaces

2016-2020 European Research Council - Starting Grant: Reputation and corruption in procurement

2013-2015 National Science Foundation (# SES-1357705): Supply side behavior in Medicare Part D

2011-2012 Sloan Foundation (# 2011-5-23 ECON): The role of public subsidies in Medicare Part D


Research areas

Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics, Market Design, Health Economics.


Publications



SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

“Awarding Price, Contract Performance and Bids Screening: Evidence from Procurement Auctions” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Vol. 6, Iss. 1, January 2014, pp. 108-132. “Medicare Part D: Are Insurers Gaming the Low Income Subsidy Design?” American Economic Review, April 2015, 105(4): 1547-80. “Entry and Subcontracting in Public Procurement Auctions,” with N. Branzoli Management Science, Vol. 61, Iss. 12, December 2015, pp. 2945–2962. “Local Public Procurement Regulations: The Case of Italy” with C. Giorgiantonio International Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 43, August 2015, pp 209–226. “Renegotiation of Public Contracts: An Empirical Analysis” (with G. Palumbo) Economic Letters, Vol. 132, July 2015, pp. 77-81. “Detecting Bidders Groups in Collusive Auctions” (with T. Conley) American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Vol. 8, No. 2 May 2016, pp. 1-38. “Insurers Response to Selection Risk: Evidence from Medicare Enrollment Reforms” with A. Guglielmo, Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 56, 2017, pp 383–396. “Comparing Procurement Auctions,” International Economic Review, forthcoming.