Valentina Rotondi

Postdoctoral Researcher in Demographic Science

Valentina Rotondi holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Catholic University of Milan (2012-2016). She defines herself as a social scientist with training in applied economics and econometrics and a focus of research on development, and the interactions between population, development, and technological change. In her research she makes use of both econometric techniques and experimental methodology to tackle the important issues of our world with an interdisciplinary spirit. From 2017 to 2019 Valentina was a postdoctoral researcher at Dondena Center, Bocconi University, under the supervision of Professor Francesco Billari. Over the next years, she wish to study fertility, migration and socio-economic development by means of lab-, field- and neuro-economic experiments.

1. "I’d Lie for You", with Georgia Michailidou, 2018. European Economic Review 118 (2019): 181-192.

2. "Firm’s protection against disasters: Are investment and insurance substitutes or complements?" with Giuseppe Attanasi, Laura Concina, and Caroline Kamate. Theory and Decision (2018): 1-31.

3. "Lottery-and survey-based risk attitudes linked through a multichoice elicitation task", with Giuseppe Attanasi, Nikolaos Georgantzìs, and Daria Vigani. Theory and Decision 84.3 (2018): 341-372.

4. "Macroeconomic conditions and well-being: do social interactions matter?" with Emilio Colombo and Luca Stanca. Applied Economics 50.28 (2018): 3029-3038.

5. "Macroeconomic conditions and health: Inspecting the transmission mechanism", with Emilio Colombo and Luca Stanca. Economics & Human Biology 28 (2018): 29-37.

6. "Connecting alone: Smartphone use, quality of social interactions and well-being", with Luca Stanca and Mirian Tomasuolo. Journal of Economic Psychology 63 (2017): 17-26.

7. "The Less Extreme, the More You Leave. Radical Islam and Willingness to Migrate", with Chiara Falco, World Development, Volume 88, December 2016, Pages 122-133

8. "The Effect of Particularism on Corruption: Theory and Empirical Evidence", with Luca Stanca, Journal of Economic Psychology, Volume 51, December 2015, Pages 219-235