Gianni De Fraja

  • Affiliated Researcher
IRVAPP
  • Labour Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Economics of Higher Education

Gianni De Fraja is Professor of Economics at the University of Nottingham. He is a fellow of CEPR, senior research associate at FBK-IRVAPP and a graduate of the universities of Pisa, Siena and Oxford. He has previously held chairs in York and Leicester and visiting posts in Tokyo, Bonn, Barcelona, and Rome.

He has published over 60 papers in the leading international academic journals. His research span applied and theoretical economics. In his policy oriented papers Gianni has studied theoretical aspects of competition among state owned and private firms, the regulation of utilities, and the design of health policies and of education policies. He has over 30 years teaching experience in a wide range of subjects, microeconomics, macroeconomics, public economics, industrial organisation, the economics of education among others, and levels, from first year and advanced undergraduate, to MSc, to frontier PhD courses. Gianni is an applied microeconomist, whose work bridges applied theory and empirical analysis. His recent papers are in labour economics, health economics, and the economics of higher education.

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