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FRANCESCO DECAROLIS

FRANCESCO DECAROLIS
Associate Professor
Department of Economics

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Courses a.y. 2018/2019

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

Biographical note

Born May 17, 1980. Degree in Economics cum laude from Università Bocconi in 2002. PhD in Economics from University of Chicago in 2000.


Academic CV

Associate Professor, Università Bocconi since 1st November 2017. Full Professor qualification obtained in 2016 (13-A1, A2 and A3 bando D.D. 1532/2016). Associate Professor (with Tenure) at EIEF-Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (2016). Assistant Professor at Boston University (2012-2016). Since 2017 European Commission - DG Comp, Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy (EAGCP). Since 2016 NBER, Faculty Research Fellow and since 2015 CEPR, Research Affiliate, UK.


Research areas

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


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.