Alessandro Tondini

  • Research Fellow
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Alessandro Tondini is an applied micro-economist, currently working as a research fellow at the Research Institute for the Evaluation of Public Policies of the Bruno Kessler Foundation. He received his PhD at the Paris School of Economics, and was then a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute. His field of expertise is the evaluation of labor market policies, both at the worker and firm level, with experience both in developing and developed countries. Specifically, Alessandro has worked extensively on the labor market effects of large cash transfers programs in South Africa, and on the effects of working time regulations in several European countries.


During his time at the Paris School of Economics, he taught applied econometrics to first year graduate students, and a PhD course on policy evaluation in labor and development while at the European University Institute. Prior to his PhD, he also worked part-time at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

  • policy evaluation
  • labour economics
  • development economics
  • methods
Curriculum Vitae

Related Projects


“The Cost of a Vowel: How the Gender-marked Job Title Affects Ratings of Female Lawyers” (with S. Burlacu, D. Cappelletti, S. Marzadro)  – Economics Letters, Volume 234, January 2024

“Large Means-Tested Pensions with Informal Labor Markets: Evidence from South Africa” (with P. Dutronc-Postel) – Economic Development and Cultural Change 2023 71:3, 1149-1178

“The Employment Effects of Working Time Reductions: Sector-Level Evidence from European Reforms” (with C. Batut, A. Garnero) –  Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society 2023 62: 217– 232.

“The Lasting Labor Market Effects of Cash Transfers: Evidence from South Africa’s Child Support Grant” – The World Bank Economic Review 36(4), 934-‌954, Oxford University Press, 2022/‌11


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