NICOLA PAVONI

NICOLA PAVONI
Full Professor
Department of Economics

Personal page


Courses a.y. 2015/2016

20296 ADVANCED MICROECONOMICS
40045 MACROECONOMICS 1
40308 ADVANCED MACROECONOMICS 4
40315 ADVANCED MACROECONOMICS 1
40318 READING GROUP: DYNAMIC PUBLIC FINANCE AND BEHAVIORAL MACROECONOMICS


Biographical note

Laurea in Economia e Commercio (BA in Economics), University of Verona, Italy. Ph.D. in Mathematics for Economic Decisions, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy. Ph.D. in Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain.


Academic CV

Full Professor of Economics and Research Fellow at IGIER. Program Director PhD in Economics and Finance.
In 2010 he joined the Bocconi University from the University College London where he was Professor of Economics.
His work has been published in Econometrica,  the Review of Economics Studies, the Journal of Economic Theory, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of the European Economic Association, and the International Economic Review among others.


Research areas

Macroeconomic Theory, Economics of Information, Consumption Theory, Labour Economics, Public Finance.


Selected publications

On the Recursive Saddle Point Method (joint with M. Messner), Dynamic Games and Applications, 2015; The Design of `Soft’ Welfare Programs (joint with O. Setty and G. Violante), the Review of Economic Dynamics, 2015; Recursive Methods for Incentive Problems (joint with M. Messner and C. Sleet), the Review of Economic Dynamics, 2012; Risk Sharing in Private Information Models with Asset Accumulation: Explaining the Excess Smoothness of Consumption (joint with O. Attanasio), Econometrica, 2011; On the First-Order Approach in Principal-Agent Models with Hidden Borrowing and Lending (joint with A. Ábráham and S. Koehne), the Journal of Economic Theory, 2011; Optimal Unemployment Insurance, with Human Capital Depreciation, and Duration Dependence, the International Economic Review, 2009; Efficient Allocations with Moral Hazard and Hidden Borrowing and Lending: A Recursive Formulation (joint with A. Abraham), the Review for Economic Dynamics, 2008; Social Preferences, Skill Segregation, and Wage Dynamics (joint with A. Cabrales and A. Calvo-Armengol), the Review of Economic Studies, 2008; Optimal Welfare-to-Work Programs  (joint with G. Violante), the Review of Economic Studies, 2007; On Optimal Unemployment Compensation,  Journal of Monetary Economics, 2007; The Efficient Allocation of Consumption under Moral Hazard and Hidden Access to the Credit Market (joint with A. Abraham), the Journal of the European Economic Association, 2005.