Prof. Fabrizio Mazzonna, Ph.D. (Università della Svizzera italiana)

+-Curriculum Vitae

Research interests

Labor economics, Health economics, Applied microeconometrics.

Current research: Aging, cognitive abilities, education and retirement.


  • September 2007- June 2011: Ph.D. in Econometrics and Empirical Economics. Tor Vergata University, Rome. Supervisor: Prof. Franco Peracchi.
  • September 2006-September 2007: Master (II level) in Economics and Institutions, Quantitative Methods Studies, 110/110. Tor Vergata University, Rome
  • September 2000-July 2006: Laurea (MA) in Economics, Public Administrations and International Economics. Tor Vergata University, Rome.

Visiting period

  • January 2010-July 2010: Visiting period at University College of London. Supervisors: Prof. James Banks and Richard Blundell.

Teaching experience

  • Econometrics lectures with STATA.
  • Teaching Assistant in Labor Economics.
  • Teaching Assistant in Econometrics: Regression and Panel Data.

Awards and Grants

  • December 2010-June 2011: Research grant Ca' Foscari University of Venice.
  • November 2010: Invitation to the Winter Meeting of the Econometric Society in Rome.
  • October 2007- October 2010: PhD- Scholarship of University of Rome Tor Vergata.

Referee for scholarly journal

  • LABOUR, Blackwell Publishing.
  • Ageing & Society, Cambridge University Press.

Conference and Seminar Presentations

  • Research workshop in Empirical Economic, Department of Economics, LMU Munich.
  • 3rd SHARE user conference. Tallin, Estonia.
  • International Workshop on Applied Economics of Education. Universitá Magna Graecia, Italy.
  • Royal Economic Society Annual Conference (2011). Royal Holloway, London, UK.
  • Italian Congress of Econometrics and Empirical Economics (ICEEE) (2011). Universitá di Pisa, Italy.
  • European Winter Meeting of the Econometric Society (2010). EIEF, Rome, Italy.
  • Research Seminar of Mannheim Research Institute for the Economics of Aging (MEA) (2010). University of Mannheim, Germany.
  • Workshop on Comparative International Research based on HRS, ELSA and
  • SHARE (2010). RAND, Santa Monica, CA, USA.
  • Ph.D. students Lunch seminar (2010). University College of London, UK.
  • VIII Brucchi Luchino, Labor Economic Workshop (2009). Bank of Italy, Rome, Italy.
  • Ph.D. students Lunch seminar (2010). Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy.
  • Ph.D. students Lunch seminar (2009). Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy.
  • ICEEE (2009). Universitá Politecnica delle Marche Ancona, Italy.


Beitrag in Zeitschrift
  • Antonova, Liudmila; Bucher-Koenen, Tabea; Mazzonna, Fabrizio (2017): "Long-term Health Consequences of Recessions During Working Years ". In: Social Science and Medicine, 187 (), pp. 134–143.
  • Mazzonna, Fabrizio (2015): "The long-lasting effects of family background: A European cross-country comparison". In: Economics of Education Review, 2014 (40), pp. 25 - 42.
  • Mazzonna, Fabrizio (2014): "The long lasting effects of education on old age health: Evidence of gender differences". In: Social Science & Medicine, 2014 (101), pp. 129 - 138.
  • Mazzonna, Fabrizio; Peracchi, Franco (2012): "Ageing, cognitive abilities, and retirement". In: European Economic Review, 56 (4), pp. 691-710.
  • Banks, James; Mazzonna, Fabrizio (2012): "The Effect of Education on Old Age Cognitive Abilities: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design". In: Economic Journal, 122 (560), pp. 418-448.
  • Bucher-Koenen, Tabea; Mazzonna, Fabrizio (2013): "The recent economic crisis and old-age health in Europe", In: Börsch-Supan, Axel, Martina Brandt, Howard Litwin, and Guglielmo Weber, Active ageing and solidarity between generations in Europe, De Gruyter, , pp. 233-242

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