BIAGIO SPECIALE

Paris School of Economics
Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Room 48, 6th floor 
48 Boulevard Jourdan
75014 Paris; France



Email:               biagio.speciale@univ-paris1.fr















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Research

Teaching



Research








WORKING PAPERS

  • The effect of language training on immigrants' economic integration. Empirical evidence from France, 2017. With Alexia Lochmann (PSE) and Hillel Rapoport (PSE).
  • How do regulated and unregulated labor markets respond to shocks? Evidence from immigrants during the Great Recession, 2016. With Sergei Guriev (Sciences Po) and Michele Tuccio (University of Southampton). CEPR Discussion Paper 11403.
  • Arab Spring protests and women's labor market outcomes: evidence from the Egyptian revolution, 2015. With Nelly El-Mallakh and Mathilde Maurel (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne).


PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNALS

  • Illegal migration and consumption behavior of immigrant households, 2016. With Christian Dustmann (University College London) and Francesco Fasani (Queen Mary - University of London). Forthcoming Journal of the European Economic Association.
  • Social constraints and women's education: Evidence from Afghanistan under radical religious rule, 2016. With Abdul Noury (New York University - Abu Dhabi). Journal of Comparative Economics 44 (4), 821-841.
  • Does immigration affect public education expenditures? Quasi-experimental evidence, 2012. Journal of Public Economics 96 (9-10), 773-783.
  • Are educational policies elitist?, 2012. Oxford Economic Papers 64 (3), 439-463.
  • Immigrants' legal status, permanence in the destination country and the distribution of consumption expenditure, 2011. Applied Economics Letters 18(4), 1341-1347. With Matteo Barigozzi (London School of Economics and Political Science).
  • Financial leverage and managerial compensation: evidence from the UK, 2011. Research in Economics 65 (1), pp. 36-46. With Gianluca Papa (ECARES).

OTHER WORKS (BOOK CHAPTERS, POLICY PAPERS, PERMANENT WORKING PAPERS, ETC.)

  • Immigration policies in the EU: challenges and priorities, 2010. Reflets et perspectives de la vie économique XLIX (2-3).
  • Le rimesse degli immigrati residenti in Italia (Remittances of immigrants living in Italy), 2009. With Francesco Fasani (IAE). In Fondazione ISMU ed.: XIV Rapporto sulle migrazioni 2008. Franco Angeli (in Italian).
  • Migration and educational policies, 2008. Reflets et perspectives de la vie économique XLVII (3).
  • Consumption, saving and remittance behaviour of undocumented migrants in Italy, 2008. With Gian Carlo Blangiardo (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca) and Francesco Fasani (IAE). In L. Di Comite, F. Galizia and O. Garavello eds.: Sviluppo demografico ed economico nel Mediterraneo, Cacucci Editore.
  • How much does infrastructure matter to growth in Sub-Saharan Africa?, 2005. With Antonio Estache (ECARES) and David Veredas (ECARES). Prepared for the World Bank.
  • Remittances and public spending on education, 2011. Revise and Resubmit World Bank Economic Review.






Teaching

My current teaching activities at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne: - The Economics of Migration, - Microéconomie,  - Introduction générale à l'économie (TD) and  - Mondialisation et intégration regionale.