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Postal address:c/o Department of Economics Via delle Pandette, 9 50127 Firenze - Italy
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)

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Working Papers

2020

  1. COVID-19 and Children, in the North and in the South
    Innocenti Discussion Papers

2019

  1. A theory of why potentially favourable political and economic changes may lead to mortality crises
    Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa Downloads

2018

  1. Eradicating Poverty by 2030: Implications for Income Inequality, Population Policies, Food Prices (and Faster Growth?)
    Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa Downloads
    Also in CDP Background Papers, United Nations, Department of Economics and Social Affairs (2018) Downloads

2017

  1. An econometric analysis of the bifurcation of within-country inequality trends in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1990–2011
    Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa Downloads
  2. Building the integrated inequality database and the seven sins of inequality measurement in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in UNDP Africa Policy Notes, United Nations Development Programme, Regional Bureau for Africa Downloads View citations (2)
    UNDP Africa Economists Working Papers, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) (2016) Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Changes in income, education and health inequality over the last 20 years: evidence from Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
    Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa Downloads
  4. Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa Divergence, Determinants and Consequences: Introduction, Motivation and Overview
    UNDP Africa Reports, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Downloads View citations (3)
  5. Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, determinants and consequences: An Econometric Investigation of the Causes of the Bifurcation of within-Country Inequality Trends over 1991-2011 in sub-Saharan Africa
    UNDP Africa Reports, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Downloads
  6. Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, determinants and consequences: Building an Integrated Inequality Dataset and the ‘Seven Sins’ of Inequality Measurement in Sub-Saharan Africa
    UNDP Africa Reports, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Downloads
  7. Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, determinants and consequences: Inequality Levels, Trends and Determinants in sub-Saharan Africa: An Overview of main changes since the early 1990s
    UNDP Africa Reports, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Downloads
  8. Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, determinants and consequences: Inequality and Growth in an Agricultural-led Development Model: The case of Ethiopia over 1995-2011
    UNDP Africa Reports, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Downloads
  9. Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, determinants and consequences: The Dynamics of Income Inequality in a Dualistic Economy: Malawi over 1990-2011
    UNDP Africa Reports, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Downloads
  10. Planting and nurturing the seeds of equity in Africa
    UNDP Africa Research Discussion Papers, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Downloads
  11. The dynamics of income inequality in a dualistic economy: Malawi from 1990 to 2011
    Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa Downloads View citations (1)

2016

  1. An econometric analysis of the bifurcation of within-country inequality trends in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1990–2011
    UNDP Africa Reports, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in UNDP Africa Policy Notes, United Nations Development Programme, Regional Bureau for Africa Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Clusters of Least Developed Countries, their evolution between 1993 and 2013, and policies to expand their productive capacity
    CDP Background Papers, United Nations, Department of Economics and Social Affairs Downloads
    Also in Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa (2016) Downloads View citations (4)

2015

  1. Income Inequality in Latin America: Recent Decline and Prospects for Its Further Reduction
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads
    Also in Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa (2014) Downloads View citations (1)
    Macroeconomía del Desarrollo, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) (2014) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Niger’s 2005 Food Crisis and Child Malnutrition: the Role of Exogenous and Policy Factors
    Working Papers, Italian Development Economists Association Downloads

2014

  1. Uzbekistan’s Development Strategies: Past Record and Long-term Options
    Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Development policies and income inequality in selected developing regions, 1980-2010
    Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in UNCTAD Discussion Papers, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (2012) Downloads View citations (14)

2012

  1. A New Fiscal Pact, Tax Policy Changes and Income Inequality
    Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Food Price Volatility over the Last Decade in Niger and Malawi: Extent, Sources and Impact on Child Malnutrition
    Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in UNDP Africa Policy Notes, United Nations Development Programme, Regional Bureau for Africa Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Human Development and Fiscal Policy: Comparing the Crises of 1982-85 and 2008-11
    Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Inequality Trends and their Determinants: Latin America over 1990-2010
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa (2012) Downloads View citations (23)
  5. Learning from the past: Which of the past/current development strategies are best suited to deal with the ‘quadruple crisis’?
    Working Papers, United Nations, Department of Economics and Social Affairs Downloads View citations (2)
  6. The New Structuralist Macroeconomics and Income Inequality
    Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa Downloads

2011

  1. A New Fiscal Pact, Tax Policy Changes and Income Inequality: Latin America During the Last Decade
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Economic Integration, Inequality and Growth: Latin America vs. the European economies in transition
    Working Papers, United Nations, Department of Economics and Social Affairs Downloads View citations (7)
  3. The Impact of the Food and Financial Crises on Child Mortality: The case of sub-Saharan Africa
    Innocenti Working Papers View citations (2)

2010

  1. Policies for Reducing Income Inequality: Latin America During the Last Decade
    Working papers, UNICEF,Division of Policy and Strategy Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Transition, Structural Divergence, and Performance: Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union over 2000-2007
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads

2009

  1. Income Distribution under Latin America’s New Left Regimes
    Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Development and Capabilities (2010)

2008

  1. Aid Effort and Its Determinants: A Comparison of the Italian Performance with other OECD Donors
    Working Papers - Economics, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Journal Article in Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review (2007)
  2. Globalization and Health: Impact Pathways and Recent Evidence
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Center for Global, International and Regional Studies, Working Paper Series, Center for Global, International and Regional Studies, UC Santa Cruz (2007) Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Millet Prices, Public Policy and Child Malnutrition: The case of Niger in 2005
    Innocenti Working Papers View citations (2)

2006

  1. Health Improvements and Health Inequality during the Last 40 Years
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Poverty, Inequality and Policy Affecting Vulnerable Groups in Moldova
    Innocenti Working Papers View citations (1)

2005

  1. Policy Reform and Income Distribution
    Working Papers, United Nations, Department of Economics and Social Affairs Downloads View citations (7)

2004

  1. The pace and distribution of health improvements during the last 40 years: some preliminary results
    Development Working Papers, Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano, University of Milano Downloads View citations (5)

2003

  1. Income Distribution Changes and their Impact in the Post-World War II Period
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (23)
  2. The Impact of Liberalisation and Globalisation on Income Inequality in Developing and Transitional Economies
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in ILO Working Papers, International Labour Organization (2003) Downloads View citations (7)

2001

  1. Income Distribution Policies for Faster Poverty Reduction
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (14)
  2. The Impact of Adjustment-Related Social Funds on Income Distribution and Poverty
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads
  3. Trends in Income Distribution in the Post-World War II Period: Evidence and Interpretation
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (39)

1999

  1. Liberalization, Globalization and Income Distribution
    Research Paper, World Institute for Development Economics Research View citations (19)
    Also in WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) (1999) Downloads View citations (6)
    WIDER Working Papers, United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads
  2. Social Funds in Stabilization and Adjustment Programmes
    Research Paper, World Institute for Development Economics Research View citations (7)
    Also in WIDER Working Papers, United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads

1997

  1. Health Status and Health Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Long-Term Perspective
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in WIDER Working Papers, United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads

1996

  1. Long-Term Growth and Welfare in Transitional Economies The Impact of Demographic, Investment and Social Policy Changes
    WIDER Working Papers, United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) (1996) Downloads View citations (1)
    Research Paper, World Institute for Development Economics Research (1996) View citations (3)

1995

  1. Demographic Impact of Sudden Impoverishment: Eastern Europe during the 1989-94 transition
    Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series
  2. Ugly Facts and Fancy Theories: Children and youth during the transition
    Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series View citations (2)

1994

  1. Income Distribution, Poverty and Welfare in Transitional Economies: A comparison between Eastern Europe and China
    Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of International Development (1994)
  2. Macroeconomic Policy, Poverty Alleviation and Long-term Development: Latin America in the 1990s
    Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series

1993

  1. Two Errors of Targeting
    Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series View citations (22)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of International Development (1993)

1991

  1. Is Adjustment Conducive to Long-Term Development? The case of Africa in the 1980s
    Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series View citations (1)

1990

  1. Child Poverty and Deprivation in Industrialized Countries: Recent trends and policy options
    Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series
  2. Pauvreté et privations de l’enfant dans les pays industrialisés: recentes tendances et options politiques
    Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series
  3. Pobreza y privaciones de la infancia en los paises industrializados: tendencias recientes y alternativas de politica
    Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series
  4. Rural Differentiation, Poverty and Agricultural Crisis in sub-Saharan Africa: Toward an appropriate policy response
    Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series View citations (28)
  5. The Fiscal System, Adjustment and the Poor
    Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series View citations (1)

1989

  1. Economic Decline and Child Survival: The plight of Latin America in the eighties
    Innocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series

Undated

  1. The dynamics of income inequality in a dualistic economy – Malawi
    UNDP Africa Policy Notes, United Nations Development Programme, Regional Bureau for Africa Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Transition and Income Distribution Theory, Evidence and Initial Interpretation
    WIDER Working Papers, United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Is Rising Inequality Unavoidable in a Globalizing Economy Characterized by Rapid Technical Change?
    The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, 2020, 63, (1), 39-65 Downloads

2018

  1. Eradicating Poverty by the Year 2030: Implications for Income Inequality, Population Policies, Food Prices (and Faster Growth?)
    Journal of Globalization and Development, 2018, 9, (2), 21 Downloads

2016

  1. Sources of food price volatility and child malnutrition in Niger and Malawi
    Food Policy, 2016, 60, (C), 20-30 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. The mortality crisis in transition economies
    IZA World of Labor, 2016, 298 Downloads

2014

  1. Prix du mil, politique publique et malnutrition des enfants: le cas du Niger en 2005
    Revue d’économie du développement, 2014, 22, (1), 5-36 Downloads

2013

  1. Did the 2008--2009 Food and Financial Crises Affect Child Mortality? The Case of Sub-Saharan Africa
    Oxford Development Studies, 2013, 41, (4), 476-492 Downloads

2011

  1. Developing the Poorest Countries: New Ideas from the 2010 UNCTAD LDC Report
    The European Journal of Development Research, 2011, 23, (1), 12-16 Downloads
  2. Economic Integration, Inequality and Growth: Latin America Versus the European Economies in Transition
    Review of Economics and Institutions, 2011, 2, (2) Downloads View citations (5)

2010

  1. Income Distribution under Latin America's New Left Regimes
    Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 2010, 11, (1), 85-114 Downloads View citations (58)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2009

  1. Did globalisation affect health status? A simulation exercise
    Journal of International Development, 2009, 21, (8), 1083-1101 Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. Aid performance and its determinants. A comparison of Italy with the OECD norm
    Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Quarterly Review, 2007, 60, (242), 271-321 Downloads
    Also in BNL Quarterly Review, 2007, 60, (242), 271-321 (2007) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Working Paper (2008)

2006

  1. Comment évaluer les besoins d'aide ? Réponse: ne posez pas la question. Commentaires
    Revue d’économie du développement, 2006, 14, (2), 27-34 Downloads

2005

  1. The lack of social gradient of health behaviors and psychosocial factors in Northern Italy
    International Journal of Public Health, 2005, 50, (4), 197-205 Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Changes in the Distribution of Income Over the Last Two Decades: Extent, Sources and Possible Causes
    Rivista italiana degli economisti, 2004, (3), 349-388 Downloads
  2. Heterodox Transition, Income Inequality and Poverty in Central Asia: the case of Uzbekistan
    QA - Rivista dell'Associazione Rossi-Doria, 2004, (4) Downloads

2003

  1. The Impact of Liberalisation and Globalisation on Within-country Income Inequality
    CESifo Economic Studies, 2003, 49, (4), 581-616 Downloads View citations (3)

2001

  1. Social Funds in Stabilization and Adjustment Programmes: A Critique
    Development and Change, 2001, 32, (1), 1-32 Downloads View citations (1)

1999

  1. The impact of the liberalization of the exchange rate and financial markets in sub-Saharan Africa. Editors' introduction
    Journal of International Development, 1999, 11, (3), 317-319 View citations (2)

1998

  1. Causes of the Russian mortality crisis: Evidence and interpretations
    World Development, 1998, 26, (11), 1995-2011 Downloads View citations (46)

1994

  1. Income distribution, poverty and welfare in transitional economies: A comparison between Eastern Europe and China
    Journal of International Development, 1994, 6, (5), 569-607 View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (1994)
  2. Poverty, Food Consumption, and Nutrition during the Transition to the Market Economy in Eastern Europe
    American Economic Review, 1994, 84, (2), 297-302 Downloads View citations (26)

1993

  1. Two errors of targeting
    Journal of International Development, 1993, 5, (5), 459-496 View citations (40)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1991

  1. IMF adjustment policies and approaches and the needs of children
    World Development, 1991, 19, (12), 1823-1834 Downloads View citations (1)

1985

  1. Farm size, land yields and the agricultural production function: An analysis for fifteen developing countries
    World Development, 1985, 13, (4), 513-534 Downloads View citations (86)

1984

  1. A summary and interpretation of the evidence
    World Development, 1984, 12, (3), 381-391 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. A survey of cross-sectional and time-series literature on factors affecting child welfare
    World Development, 1984, 12, (3), 187-202 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Editors' introduction
    World Development, 1984, 12, (3), 171-176 Downloads

1982

  1. Rural vs Urban Saving Behaviour: Evidence from an ILO Collection of Household Surveys
    Development and Change, 1982, 13, (1), 123-157 Downloads View citations (1)

1980

  1. The energy constraint in the 1980s and the scope for import substitution in Western Europe
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 1980, 2, (2), 205-227 Downloads

Edited books

2016

  1. Towards Human Development: New Approaches to Macroeconomics and Inequality
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press

2014

  1. Falling Inequality in Latin America: Policy Changes and Lessons
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (46)
  2. Towards Human Development: New Approaches to Macroeconomics and Inequality
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (5)

2005

  1. Inequality, Growth, and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (4)

2004

  1. Inequality, Growth, and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (23)

2001

  1. Transition and Institutions: The Experience of Gradual and Late Reformers
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (8)

2000

  1. The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (26)

1988

  1. Adjustment with a Human Face: Volume 2, Ten Country Case Studies
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (4)

1987

  1. Adjustment with a Human Face: Volume 1, Protecting the Vulnerable and Promoting Growth
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (94)

Chapters

2017

  1. Is Latin America’s recent inequality decline permanent or temporary?
    Chapter 6 in Sustainable Development Goals and Income Inequality, 2017, pp 98-120 Downloads View citations (2)
 
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