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Postal address:Alessandro Cigno Professor of Economics Department of Economics and Management University of Florence Via delle Pandette 9 (D6-256) 50127 Firenze http://ssrn.com/author=227799
Workplace:Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa (Department of Economics and Management), Scuola di Economia e Management (Florence School of Economics and Management), Università degli Studi di Firenze (University of Florence), (more information at EDIRC)
Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic Economics (CHILD), (more information at EDIRC)
IZA
RIMINI CENTER FOR ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
CESifo, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2020

  1. A Strictly Economic Explanation of Gender Norms: The Lasting Legacy of the Plough
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  2. A Strictly Economic Explanation of Gender Roles: The Lasting Legacy of the Plough
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads
    Also in GLO Discussion Paper Series, Global Labor Organization (GLO) (2020) Downloads
  3. Evolution of Individual Preferences and Persistence of Family Rules
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2019) Downloads

2019

  1. On the evolution of individual preferences and family rules
    CHILD Working Papers Series, Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic Economics (CHILD) - CCA Downloads
    Also in Working Paper series, Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (2018) Downloads View citations (8)
    Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa (2019) Downloads

2017

  1. The Role of Trade and Offshoring in the Determination of Relative Wages and Child Labour
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development (2018)

2016

  1. Self-Enforcing Family Rules, Marriage and the (Non)Neutrality of Public Intervention
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa (2016) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Population Economics (2017)

2015

  1. Student Loans and the Allocation of Graduate Jobs
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads
    Also in Working Paper series, Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (2013) Downloads
    Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa (2013) Downloads
    CHILD Working Papers Series, Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic Economics (CHILD) - CCA (2013) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Canadian Journal of Economics (2019)
  2. The Role of Trade and Offshoring in the Determination of Child Labour
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. Conflict and Cooperation within the Family, and between the State and the Family, in the Provision of Old-Age Security
    CHILD Working Papers Series, Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic Economics (CHILD) - CCA Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Chapter (2016)

2013

  1. Is Marriage as Good as a Contract?
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads
    See also Journal Article in CESifo Economic Studies (2014)

2011

  1. How to Deal with Covert Child Labour, and Give Children an Effective Education, in a Poor Developing Country
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2012)
  2. Lectures on fertility, savings, inter-generational transfers and gender
    Thuenen-Series of Applied Economic Theory, University of Rostock, Institute of Economics Downloads
  3. The Economics of Marriage
    Working Paper series, Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis Downloads
    Also in CHILD Working Papers, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY (2011) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Journal Article in Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik (2011)

2010

  1. How to Deal with Covert Child Labour, and Give Children an Effective Education, in a Poor Developing Country: An Optimal Taxation Problem with Moral Hazard
    PIE/CIS Discussion Paper, Center for Intergenerational Studies, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2010) Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Agency in Family Policy: A Survey
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CHILD Working Papers, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY (2009) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in CESifo Economic Studies (2011)
  2. How to Avoid a Pension Crisis: A Question of Intelligent System Design
    IZA Policy Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2009) Downloads View citations (4)
    CHILD Working Papers, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY (2009) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in CESifo Economic Studies (2010)
  3. Optimal Family Policy in the Presence of Moral Hazard, When the Quantity and Quality of Children Are Stochastic
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in CHILD Working Papers, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY (2009) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in CESifo Economic Studies (2011)
  4. Prognosekrise: Warum weniger manchmal mehr ist
    IZA Standpunkte, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
  5. What's the Use of Marriage?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (8)

2008

  1. Whatever happened to the domestic division of labour? A theoretical analysis of the effects of legislation on marriage, fertility and participation
    CHILD Working Papers, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. A Theoretical Analysis of the Effects of Legislation on Marriage, Fertility, Domestic Division of Labour, and the Education of Children
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Why do Indian Children Work, and is it Bad for Them?
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2000) Downloads View citations (19)

2006

  1. A gender-neutral approach to gender issues
    CHILD Working Papers, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Is There a Social Security Tax Wedge?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2006) Downloads View citations (4)
    CHILD Working Papers, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY (2006) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2008)
  3. Optimal Policy Towards Families with Different Amounts of Social Capital, in the Presence of Asymmetric Information and Stochastic Fertility
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in CHILD Working Papers, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY (2006) Downloads View citations (1)

2005

  1. A Constitutional Theory of the Family
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CHILD Working Papers, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY (2005) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Population Economics (2006)
  2. The Political Economy of Intergenerational Cooperation
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CHILD Working Papers, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY (2003) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Chapter (2006)

2004

  1. Is There Such a Thing as a Family Constitution? A Test Based on Credit Rationing
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economics of the Household (2006)
  2. The Supply of Child Labour
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)

2003

  1. Hidden Information Problems in the Design of Family Allowances
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Population Economics (2004)
  2. Scholarships or Student Loans? Subsidizing Higher Education in the Presence of Moral Hazard
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economic Theory (2009)

2002

  1. Child labor handbook
    Social Protection Discussion Papers and Notes, The World Bank Downloads View citations (28)
  2. Does Globalisation Increase Child Labour?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2002)

2001

  1. Child labor, nutrition, and education in rural India: an economic analysis of parental choice and policy options
    Social Protection Discussion Papers and Notes, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
  2. The Role of Social Security in Household Decisions: VAR Estimates of Saving and Fertility Behaviour in Germany
    CHILD Working Papers, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2000) Downloads View citations (14)

2000

  1. ENDOGENOUS FERTILITY AND THE DESIGN OF FAMILY TAXATION
    CHILD Working Papers, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY Downloads
    See also Journal Article in International Tax and Public Finance (2002)
  2. Tranfers to families with children as a principal-agent problem
    CHILD Working Papers, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY Downloads
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2000) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2003)

1999

  1. Direct and Indirect Taxation when Households Differ in Market and Non-market Abilities
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Taxing Family Size and Subsidising Child-specific Commodities? Optimal Fiscal Treatment of Households with Endogenous Fertility
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Student loans and the allocation of graduate jobs
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2019, 52, (1), 339-378 Downloads
    Also in Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, 2019, 52, (1), 339-378 (2019) Downloads

    See also Working Paper (2015)

2018

  1. The role of trade and offshoring in the determination of relative wages and child labour
    The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, 2018, 27, (3), 267-292 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2017

  1. Self-enforcing family rules, marriage and the (non)neutrality of public intervention
    Journal of Population Economics, 2017, 30, (3), 805-834 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2015

  1. Trade, foreign investment, and wage inequality in developing countries
    IZA World of Labor, 2015, 193 Downloads

2014

  1. Is Marriage as Good as a Contract?
    CESifo Economic Studies, 2014, 60, (3), 599-612 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. How to Deal with Covert Child Labor and Give Children an Effective Education, in a Poor Developing Country
    World Bank Economic Review, 2012, 26, (1), 61-77 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Marriage as a commitment device
    Review of Economics of the Household, 2012, 10, (2), 193-213 Downloads View citations (15)

2011

  1. Agency in Family Policy: A Survey
    CESifo Economic Studies, 2011, 57, (2), 305-331 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Introduction to the Symposium on Taxation and the Family
    CESifo Economic Studies, 2011, 57, (2), 203-215 Downloads View citations (9)
  3. Optimal Family Policy in the Presence of Moral Hazard when the Quantity and Quality of Children are Stochastic
    CESifo Economic Studies, 2011, 57, (2), 349-364 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  4. The Economics of Marriage
    Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 2011, 12, (s1), 28-41 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2010

  1. How to Avoid a Pension Crisis: A Question of Intelligent System Design *
    CESifo Economic Studies, 2010, 56, (1), 21-37 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2009

  1. Scholarships or Student Loans? Subsidizing Higher Education in the Presence of Moral Hazard
    Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2009, 11, (1), 55-87 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2008

  1. Is there a social security tax wedge
    Labour Economics, 2008, 15, (1), 68-77 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2007

  1. Low fertility in Europe: Is the pension system the victim or the culprit? Introduction by Alessandro Cigno
    CESifo Forum, 2007, 8, (03), 37-42 Downloads View citations (1)

2006

  1. A constitutional theory of the family
    Journal of Population Economics, 2006, 19, (2), 259-283 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Is there such a thing as a family constitution? A test based on credit rationing
    Review of Economics of the Household, 2006, 4, (3), 183-204 Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2004

  1. Hidden information problems in the design of family allowances
    Journal of Population Economics, 2004, 17, (4), 645-655 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2003

  1. Doing Wonders with an Egg: Optimal Re‐distribution When Households Differ in Market and Non‐Market Abilities
    Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2003, 5, (3), 479-498 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Globalisation Can Help Reduce Child Labour
    CESifo Economic Studies, 2003, 49, (4), 515-526 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Transfers to families with children as a principal-agent problem
    Journal of Public Economics, 2003, 87, (5-6), 1165-1177 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2002

  1. Does Globalization Increase Child Labor?
    World Development, 2002, 30, (9), 1579-1589 Downloads View citations (66)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Endogenous Fertility and the Design of Family Taxation
    International Tax and Public Finance, 2002, 9, (2), 175-193 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  3. Taxing family size and subsidizing child-specific commodities?
    Journal of Public Economics, 2002, 84, (1), 75-90 Downloads View citations (24)
  4. The Impact of Social Security on Saving and Fertility in Germany
    FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis, 2002, 59, (2), 189-211 Downloads View citations (35)

2001

  1. Comparative Advantage, Observability, and the Optimal Tax Treatment of Families with Children
    International Tax and Public Finance, 2001, 8, (4), 455-470 Downloads View citations (10)

1999

  1. Traitement fiscal optimal des familles quand la fécondité est endogène
    L'Actualité Economique, 1999, 75, (1), 239-252 Downloads

1998

  1. Fertility decisions when infant survival is endogenous
    Journal of Population Economics, 1998, 11, (1), 21-28 Downloads View citations (56)
  2. Voluntary transfers among Italian households: altruistic and non-altruistic explanations
    Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 1998, 9, (4), 435-451 Downloads View citations (30)

1997

  1. Rise and fall of the Japanese saving rate: The role of social security and intra-family transfers
    Japan and the World Economy, 1997, 9, (1), 81-92 Downloads View citations (19)

1996

  1. Jointly determined saving and fertility behaviour: Theory, and estimates for Germany, Italy, UK and USA
    European Economic Review, 1996, 40, (8), 1561-1589 Downloads View citations (140)

1995

  1. Public pensions with endogenous fertility: Comment on Nishimura and Zhang
    Journal of Public Economics, 1995, 57, (1), 169-173 Downloads View citations (28)

1993

  1. Intergenerational transfers without altruism: Family, market and state
    European Journal of Political Economy, 1993, 9, (4), 505-518 Downloads View citations (190)

1992

  1. Children and Pensions
    Journal of Population Economics, 1992, 5, (3), 175-83 View citations (33)
  2. Saving and Age Structure: Introduction
    Journal of Population Economics, 1992, 5, (4), 257-60
  3. The Effects of Financial Markets and Social Security on Saving and Fertility Behaviour in Italy
    Journal of Population Economics, 1992, 5, (4), 319-41 View citations (65)

1990

  1. A Sequential Probability Model of Fertility Patterns
    Journal of Population Economics, 1990, 3, (1), 31-51 View citations (24)

1989

  1. A microeconomic analysis of the timing of births
    European Economic Review, 1989, 33, (4), 737-760 Downloads View citations (109)

1986

  1. Fertility and the Tax-Benefit System: A Reconsideration of the Theory of Family Taxation
    Economic Journal, 1986, 96, (384), 1035-51 Downloads View citations (75)

1984

  1. Further Implications of Learning by Doing: The Effect of Population on Per-Capita Income
    Bulletin of Economic Research, 1984, 36, (2), 97-108

1983

  1. Corrigendum [On Optimal Family Allowances]
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1983, 35, (2), 329 View citations (12)
  2. Human capital and the time-profile of human fertility
    Economics Letters, 1983, 13, (4), 385-392 Downloads View citations (9)
  3. On Optimal Family Allowances
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1983, 35, (1), 13-22 Downloads View citations (23)

1981

  1. Growth with Exhaustible Resources and Endogenous Population
    Review of Economic Studies, 1981, 48, (2), 281-287 Downloads View citations (10)

1979

  1. Search and Consumer Surplus: A Generalization
    Bulletin of Economic Research, 1979, 31, (2), 98-99

1971

  1. Production and Investment Response to Changing Market Conditions, Technical Know-How, and Government PoliciesA Vintage Model of the Agricultural Sector
    Review of Economic Studies, 1971, 38, (1), 63-94 Downloads

Books

2007

  1. Children and Pensions, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (57)

2005

  1. The Economics of Child Labour
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (46)

Chapters

2016

  1. Conflict and Cooperation Within the Family, and Between the State and the Family, in the Provision of Old-Age Security
    Elsevier Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2009

  1. The Economics of Child Labour
    Chapter 14 in Labor and Employment Law and Economics, 2009 Downloads View citations (2)

2006

  1. The political economy of intergenerational cooperation
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
 
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