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Giuseppe Sorrenti

Research Fellow

University of Amsterdam
Research field
Empirical Microeconomics
Education, Family Economics, Inequality, Labor, Public Economics


Giuseppe Sorrenti is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Amsterdam School of Economics (University of Amsterdam). He got his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Turin and Collegio Carlo Alberto in 2016. Prior to moving to Amsterdam in 2020, he has been a post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Economics at the University of Zurich. His research combines reduced-form and structural econometrics to study research questions related to child development, parenting styles and, more in general, to better understand the human capital accumulation process with emphasis on children from less-advantaged backgrounds.

List of publications

Gallice, A. and Sorrenti, G. (2022). Curious About the Price? Consumers' Behaviour in Price Reveal Auctions Applied Economics Letters, 29(9):831--834.

Le Moglie, M. and Sorrenti, G. (2022). Revealing 'Mafia Inc.'? Financial Crisis, Organized Crime, and the Birth of New Enterprises Review of Economics and Statistics, 104(1):142--156.

Agostinelli, F., Doepke, M., Sorrenti, G. and Zilibotti, F. (2022). When the great equalizer shuts down: Schools, peers, and parents in pandemic times Journal of Public Economics, 206:.

Del Boca, D., Pronzato, C. and Sorrenti, G. (2021). Conditional cash transfer programs and household labor supply European Economic Review, 136:.

Barbetta, G., Sorrenti, G. and Turati, G. (2021). Multigrading and Child Achievement Journal of Human Resources, 56(3):940--968.

Doepke, M., Sorrenti, G. and Zilibotti, F. (2019). The Economics of Parenting Annual Review of Economics, 11:55--84.

Sorrenti, G. (2017). The Spanish or the German Apartment? Study Abroad and the Acquisition of Permanent Skills Economics of Education Review, 60:142--158.