Background and Education
Dr. Taddei's academic research focuses on macroeconomics, international finance and the relationship between the labor market and the pension system. For his academic contributions, he was awarded the Lamfalussy Fellowship by the European Central Bank and the Young Economist Award by the European Economic Association. He teaches macroeconomics and international finance.
Taddei has over a decade of experience as a policymaker and senior advisor, with a specific focus on labor markets. From 2013 to 2017, he served as Economic and Labor Affairs Spokesperson of the ruling Partito Democratico (Italian Democratic Party), reporting directly to the Italian Prime Minister. In this capacity, Taddei was one of the main architects of the Italian labor market reform in 2014-15. Previously, he was a policy expert and consultant on labor market policies to the International Labour Organization, the European Commission, and several multinational companies. He earned his PhD in Economics from Columbia University.
"Intergenerational Altruism and House Prices: evidence from bequest tax reforms in Italy," with G. Bellettini and G. Zanella, European Economic Review
(Lead Article), Volume 92, 1-12, February 2017; "Innovation, Growth and Aggregate Volatility from a Bayesian Non Parametric Perspective," with A. Lijoi, P. Muliere and I. Pruenster, Electronic Journal of Statistics
, vol. 10, no. 2, (2016); "Bequest Taxes, Donations, and House Prices," with G. Bellettini and G. Zanella, BE Journal of Macroeconomics
(2013); "International Capital Flows and Credit Market Imperfections: a Tale of Two Frictions," with A. Martin Journal of International Economics
(2013); "Italy: A Dual Labor Market in Transition," with P. Garibaldi, ILO Employment Working Paper 144
(2013); "Exchangeable Random Partitions for Statistical and Economic Modelling," with A. Lijoi, P. Muliere and I. Pruenster, Atti Convegno su Economia e Incertezza
, EUT-Edizioni Università di Trieste (2010). Working Papers:
"Indexed Sovereign Debt: An Applied Framework," Working Paper, with L. Bertinatto, D. Gomtsyan, G. Sandleris and H. Sapriza (2017); "Financial Frictions, International Capital Flows and Welfare," (2017); "Age Before Beauty? Productivity and Work vs. Seniority and Early Retirement," with G. Mastrobuoni (2013); "Liquidity and Economic Fluctuations" (2012).
For a recent curriculum vitae including a full list of publications,
see personal webpage
Most Cited Works