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First Name: Alessandro
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Last Name: Cigno
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(47%) Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic Economics (CHILD)
Location: Torino, Italy
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(47%) Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa
Università degli Studi di Firenze
Location: Firenze, Italy
Homepage: http://www.disei.unifi.it/
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Postal: via delle Pandette, 9 50127 Firenze
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(6%) Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA)
Location: Rimini, Italy
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Works

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Working papers

  1. Alessandro Cigno, 2013. "Is Marriage as Good as a Contract?," CESifo Working Paper Series 4555, CESifo Group Munich.
  2. Alessandro Cigno & Annalisa Luporini, 2013. "Student Loans and the Allocation of Graduate Jobs," Working Paper Series 38_13, The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis.
  3. Cigno, Alessandro, 2011. "Lectures on fertility, savings, inter-generational transfers and gender," Thuenen-Series of Applied Economic Theory 119, University of Rostock, Institute of Economics.
  4. Cigno, Alessandro, 2011. "How to Deal with Covert Child Labour, and Give Children an Effective Education, in a Poor Developing Country," IZA Discussion Papers 5663, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  5. Alessandro Cigno, 2011. "The Economics of Marriage," Working Paper Series 11_11, The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis.
  6. Cigno, Alessandro, 2010. "How to Deal with Covert Child Labour, and Give Children an Effective Education, in a Poor Developing Country : An Optimal Taxation Problem with Moral Hazard," PIE/CIS Discussion Paper 474, Center for Intergenerational Studies, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University.
  7. Cigno, Alessandro & Luporini, Annalisa, 2009. "Optimal Family Policy in the Presence of Moral Hazard, When the Quantity and Quality of Children Are Stochastic," IZA Discussion Papers 4179, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  8. Alessandro Cigno, 2009. "How to avoid a pension crisis: A question of intelligent system design," CHILD Working Papers wp04_09, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY.
  9. Alessandro Cigno, 2009. "Agency in Family Policy: A Survey," CESifo Working Paper Series 2664, CESifo Group Munich.
  10. Cigno, Alessandro, 2009. "What's the Use of Marriage?," IZA Discussion Papers 4635, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  11. Zimmermann, Klaus F., 2009. "Prognosekrise: Warum weniger manchmal mehr ist," IZA Standpunkte 4, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  12. Alessandro Cigno, 2008. "Whatever happened to the domestic division of labour? A theoretical analysis of the effects of legislation on marriage, fertility and participation," CHILD Working Papers wp09_08, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY.
  13. Alessandro Cigno, 2007. "A Theoretical Analysis of the Effects of Legislation on Marriage, Fertility, Domestic Division of Labour, and the Education of Children," CESifo Working Paper Series 2143, CESifo Group Munich.
  14. Alessandro Cigno & Annalisa Luporini, 2006. "Optimal Policy Towards Families with Di¤erent Amounts of Social Capital, in the Presence of Asymmetric Information and Stochastic Fertility," CHILD Working Papers wp03_06, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY.
  15. Cigno, Alessandro, 2006. "Is There a Social Security Tax Wedge?," IZA Discussion Papers 1967, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  16. Cigno, Alessandro, 2005. "A Constitutional Theory of the Family," IZA Discussion Papers 1797, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  17. Cigno, Alessandro, 2004. "The Supply of Child Labour," IZA Discussion Papers 1114, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  18. Cigno, Alessandro & Giannelli, Gianna Claudia & Rosati, Furio C. & Vuri, Daniela, 2004. "Is There Such a Thing as a Family Constitution? A Test Based on Credit Rationing," IZA Discussion Papers 1116, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  19. Cigno, Alessandro & Luporini, Annalisa & Pettini, Anna, 2003. "Hidden Information Problems in the Design of Family Allowances," IZA Discussion Papers 790, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  20. Alessandro Cigno, 2003. "The Political Economy of Intergenerational Cooperation," CHILD Working Papers wp05_03, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY.
  21. Alessandro Cigno & Annalisa Luporini, 2003. "Scholarships or Student Loans? Subsidizing Higher Education in the Presence of Moral Hazard," CESifo Working Paper Series 973, CESifo Group Munich.
  22. Cigno, Alessandro & Rosati, Furio C. & Guarcello, Lorenzo, 2002. "Does Globalisation Increase Child Labour?," IZA Discussion Papers 470, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  23. Cigno, Alessandro & Rosati, Furio C. & Tzannatos, Zafiris, 2002. "Child labor handbook," Social Protection Discussion Papers 25507, The World Bank.
  24. Cigno, Alessandro & Rosati, Furio Camillo & Tzannatos, Zafiris, 2001. "Child labor, nutrition, and education in rural India : an economic analysis of parental choice and policy options," Social Protection Discussion Papers 24081, The World Bank.
  25. Alessandro Cigno & Annalisa Luporini & Anna Pettini, 2000. "Endogenous Fertility And The Design Of Family Taxation," CHILD Working Papers wp03_00, CHILD - Centre for Household, Income, Labour and Demographic economics - ITALY.
  26. Cigno, Alessandro & Rosati, Furio C., 2000. "Why do Indian Children Work, and is it Bad for Them?," IZA Discussion Papers 115, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  27. Alessandro Cigno & Annalisa Luporini & Anna Pettini, 2000. "Transfers to Families with Children as a Principal-Agent Problem," CESifo Working Paper Series 351, CESifo Group Munich.
  28. Alessandro Cigno & Luca Casolaro & Furio C. Rosati, 2000. "The Role of Social Security in Household Decisions: Var Estimates of Saving and Fertility Behaviour in Germany," CESifo Working Paper Series 394, CESifo Group Munich.
  29. Alessandro Cigno & Anna Pettini, 1999. "Taxing Family Size and Subsidising Child-specific Commodities? Optimal Fiscal Treatment of Households with Endogenous Fertility," CESifo Working Paper Series 198, CESifo Group Munich.

Articles

  1. Alessandro Cigno, 2012. "Marriage as a commitment device," Review of Economics of the Household, Springer, vol. 10(2), pages 193-213, June.
  2. Alessandro Cigno, 2012. "How to Deal with Covert Child Labor and Give Children an Effective Education, in a Poor Developing Country," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 26(1), pages 61-77.
  3. Alessandro Cigno, 2011. "The Economics of Marriage," Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, Verein für Socialpolitik, vol. 12(s1), pages 28-41, 05.
  4. Alessandro Cigno, 2011. "Agency in Family Policy: A Survey," CESifo Economic Studies, CESifo, vol. 57(2), pages 305-331, June.
  5. Alessandro Cigno & Pierre Pestieau & Ray Rees, 2011. "Introduction to the Symposium on Taxation and the Family," CESifo Economic Studies, CESifo, vol. 57(2), pages 203-215, June.
  6. Alessandro Cigno & Annalisa Luporini, 2011. "Optimal Family Policy in the Presence of Moral Hazard when the Quantity and Quality of Children are Stochastic," CESifo Economic Studies, CESifo, vol. 57(2), pages 349-364, June.
  7. Alessandro Cigno, 2010. "How to Avoid a Pension Crisis: A Question of Intelligent System Design ," CESifo Economic Studies, CESifo, vol. 56(1), pages 21-37, March.
  8. Alessandro Cigno & Annalisa Luporini, 2009. "Scholarships or Student Loans? Subsidizing Higher Education in the Presence of Moral Hazard," Journal of Public Economic Theory, Association for Public Economic Theory, vol. 11(1), pages 55-87, 02.
  9. Cigno, Alessandro, 2008. "Is there a social security tax wedge," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(1), pages 68-77, February.
  10. Alessandro Cigno, 2007. "Low fertility in Europe: Is the pension system the victim or the culprit? Introduction by Alessandro Cigno," CESifo Forum, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 8(3), pages 37-42, October.
  11. Alessandro Cigno, 2006. "A constitutional theory of the family," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 19(2), pages 259-283, June.
  12. Alessandro Cigno & Gianna Giannelli & Furio Rosati & Daniela Vuri, 2006. "Is there such a thing as a family constitution? A test based on credit rationing," Review of Economics of the Household, Springer, vol. 4(3), pages 183-204, 09.
  13. Alessandro Cigno & Annalisa Luporini & Anna Pettini, 2004. "Hidden information problems in the design of family allowances," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 17(4), pages 645-655, December.
  14. Alessandro Balestrino & Alessandro Cigno & Anna Pettini, 2003. "Doing Wonders with an Egg: Optimal Re-distribution When Households Differ in Market and Non-Market Abilities," Journal of Public Economic Theory, Association for Public Economic Theory, vol. 5(3), pages 479-498, 07.
  15. Cigno, Alessandro & Luporini, Annalisa & Pettini, Anna, 2003. "Transfers to families with children as a principal-agent problem," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 87(5-6), pages 1165-1177, May.
  16. Alessandro Balestrino & Alessandro Cigno & Anna Pettini, 2002. "Endogenous Fertility and the Design of Family Taxation," International Tax and Public Finance, Springer, vol. 9(2), pages 175-193, March.
  17. Alessandro Cigno & Luca Casolaro & Furio C. Rosati, 2002. "The Impact of Social Security on Saving and Fertility in Germany," FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 59(2), pages 189-, May.
  18. Cigno, Alessandro & Rosati, Furio C. & Guarcello, Lorenzo, 2002. "Does Globalization Increase Child Labor?," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 30(9), pages 1579-1589, September.
  19. Cigno, Alessandro & Pettini, Anna, 2002. "Taxing family size and subsidizing child-specific commodities?," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 84(1), pages 75-90, April.
  20. Alessandro Cigno, 2001. "Comparative Advantage, Observability, and the Optimal Tax Treatment of Families with Children," International Tax and Public Finance, Springer, vol. 8(4), pages 455-470, August.
  21. Cigno, Alessandro & Pettini, Anna, 1999. "Traitement fiscal optimal des familles quand la fécondité est endogène," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 75(1), pages 239-252, mars-juin.
  22. Cigno, Alessandro & C. Giannelli, Gianna & Rosati, Furio C., 1998. "Voluntary transfers among Italian households: altruistic and non-altruistic explanations," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier, vol. 9(4), pages 435-451, December.
  23. Alessandro Cigno, 1998. "Fertility decisions when infant survival is endogenous," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 11(1), pages 21-28.
  24. Cigno, Alessandro & Camillio Rosati, Furio, 1997. "Rise and fall of the Japanese saving rate: The role of social security and intra-family transfers," Japan and the World Economy, Elsevier, vol. 9(1), pages 81-92, March.
  25. Cigno, Alessandro & Rosati, Furio C., 1996. "Jointly determined saving and fertility behaviour: Theory, and estimates for Germany, Italy, UK and USA," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 40(8), pages 1561-1589, November.
  26. Cigno, Alessandro, 1995. "Public pensions with endogenous fertility: Comment on Nishimura and Zhang," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 57(1), pages 169-173, May.
  27. Cigno, Alessandro, 1993. "Intergenerational transfers without altruism : Family, market and state," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 9(4), pages 505-518, November.
  28. Cigno, Alessandro, 1992. "Children and Pensions," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 5(3), pages 175-83, August.
  29. Cigno, Alessandro, 1992. "Saving and Age Structure: Introduction," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 5(4), pages 257-60.
  30. Cigno, Alessandro & Rosati, Furio Camillo, 1992. "The Effects of Financial Markets and Social Security on Saving and Fertility Behaviour in Italy," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 5(4), pages 319-41.
  31. Barmby, T & Cigno, A, 1990. "A Sequential Probability Model of Fertility Patterns," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 3(1), pages 31-51, April.
  32. Cigno, Alessandro & Ermisch, John, 1989. "A microeconomic analysis of the timing of births," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 33(4), pages 737-760, April.
  33. Cigno, Alessandro, 1986. "Fertility and the Tax-Benefit System: A Reconsideration of the Theory of Family Taxation," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 96(384), pages 1035-51, December.
  34. Cigno, Alessandro, 1984. "Further Implications of Learning by Doing: The Effect of Population on Per-Capita Income," Bulletin of Economic Research, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 36(2), pages 97-108, November.
  35. Cigno, Alessandro, 1983. "Corrigendum [On Optimal Family Allowances]," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 35(2), pages 329, July.
  36. Cigno, Alessandro, 1983. "Human capital and the time-profile of human fertility," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 13(4), pages 385-392.
  37. Cigno, Alessandro, 1983. "On Optimal Family Allowances," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 35(1), pages 13-22, March.
  38. Cigno, Alessandro, 1981. "Growth with Exhaustible Resources and Endogenous Population," Review of Economic Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 48(2), pages 281-87, April.
  39. Cigno, A, 1979. "Search and Consumer Surplus: A Generalization," Bulletin of Economic Research, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 31(2), pages 98-99, November.
  40. Cigno, Alessandro, 1971. "Production and Investment Response to Changing Market Conditions, Technical Know-how, and Government Policies," Review of Economic Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 38(113), pages 63-94, January.

Chapters

  1. Cigno, Alessandro, 2006. "The political economy of intergenerational cooperation," Handbook on the Economics of Giving, Reciprocity and Altruism, Elsevier.

Books

  1. Alessandro Cigno & Martin Werding, 2007. "Children and Pensions," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 1, volume 1, number 0262033690, December.
  2. Cigno, Alessandro & Rosati, Furio Camillo, 2005. "The Economics of Child Labour," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199264452.

NEP Fields

28 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (2) 2009-04-13 2010-04-17
  2. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (5) 2009-06-03 2009-09-19 2009-09-19 2010-05-15 2011-04-30. Author is listed
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (3) 2000-02-28 2010-05-15 2011-04-30
  4. NEP-EDU: Education (5) 2004-05-02 2006-01-29 2013-08-31 2013-09-28 2013-10-02. Author is listed
  5. NEP-GER: German Papers (1) 2010-03-06
  6. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (1) 2013-09-28
  7. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (11) 2000-02-28 2002-05-03 2004-04-18 2006-02-12 2006-04-01 2006-10-07 2008-06-21 2009-04-13 2010-05-15 2011-04-30 2013-09-28. Author is listed
  8. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2008-06-21
  9. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (8) 2003-06-25 2005-10-22 2005-12-20 2006-01-29 2006-02-12 2006-04-01 2006-04-08 2006-10-07. Author is listed
  10. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (2) 2006-02-12 2006-10-07
  11. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (3) 2005-12-20 2006-04-01 2006-04-08

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