Professor Giacomo de Giorgi holds a MS in Economics
from the University of
Warwick and his PhD from the University College London (2007).
He joined the Department of Economics at
Stanford University in 2006. From
August 2010 to July 2011 he was on leave at UC-Berkeley, and from August 2012 to June
2013 at Columbia University as the
Wesley Mitchell Visiting Professor. He is also a regular visitor of the
Currently, de Giorgi is working on: Climate and
development; Risk sharing and consumption insurance; Business literacy and
formalization; Indirect and general equilibrium effects of aid policies; Demand
estimation; Social interactions; Consumption inequality, Migration; and
Evaluation of ALMP’s.
His work has appeared in the American Economic
Review, and the AEJ: Applied, The Journal of Public
Economics, and The Journal of
the European Economic Association.
At Stanford, he was teaching Labor
Economics, Development Economics, Economics of Human Resources, and