Norberto PignattiResident Faculty of ISET
Labor Economics (with a particular emphasis on labor markets of developing and transition countries), Sustainable Development, Policy Studies
Norberto Pignatti holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Bologna (2007), a Master in Development, Innovation and Change from the University of Bologna, and a Laurea (M.A. equivalent) in Economics and Finance from the University of Bologna. He also received the Advanced Studies Certificate in International Economic Policy Research from the Kiel Institute of World Economics (Germany).
Before becoming part of ISET resident faculty in 2009 he worked at the Development Centre of the OECD in Paris, at the World Bank in Washington D.C. and at the University of Bologna. He currently teaches Economics of Energy Markets, Cost-Benefit Analysis and Program Evaluation in the second year of ISET Master Program. His teaching portfolio includes also Public Economics, Development Economics, Economics of Transition, Labor economics and Principles of Econometrics. His research interests are Labor Economics (with a particular emphasis on labor markets of developing and transition countries), Sustainable Development and, more generally, Policy Studies.
Most recent Projects:
2016: RIA expert, “Regulatory Impact Assessment of the introduction of a New Tariff Methodology for the calculation of irrigation fees”. USAID financed project.
2015: RIA expert, “Regulatory Impact Assessment of Crop Insurance Models in Georgia”. USAID financed project.
2014: Team Leader, RIA expert, “Pilot Regulatory Impact Assessment on the draft Construction Code of Georgia”. USAID financed project.
Dohmen, T., Lehmann, H. and Pignatti, N. (2016) “Time-Varying Individual Risk Attitudes over the Great Recession: A Comparison of Germany and Ukraine“, Journal of Comparative Economics, 2016, 44 (1), 182-200
Pignatti, N. (2012), “Gender Wage Gap Dynamics in a Changing Ukraine”, IZA Journal of Labor & Development 2012, 1:7 doi:10.1186/2193-9020-1-7 Published: 31 December 2012
Lehmann, H.F., Pignatti, N. and Wadsworth, J. (2006) “The Incidence and Cost of Job Loss in the Ukrainian Labor Market”, Journal of Comparative Economics, 2006, 34, 248-271.