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Giovanni Mastrobuoni

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First Name:Giovanni
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Last Name:Mastrobuoni
RePEc Short-ID:pma370
Terminal Degree:2006 Department of Economics; Princeton University (from RePEc Genealogy)


(90%) Collegio Carlo Alberto
Università degli Studi di Torino

Moncalieri, Italy
RePEc:edi:fccaait (more details at EDIRC)

(5%) Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

London, United Kingdom
RePEc:edi:cebruuk (more details at EDIRC)

(4%) Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Bonn, Germany
RePEc:edi:izaaade (more details at EDIRC)

(1%) Economics Department
University of Essex

Colchester, United Kingdom
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Working papers

  1. Blanes i Vidal, Jordi & Mastrobuoni, Giovanni, 2018. "Police Patrols and Crime," IZA Discussion Papers 11393, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  2. Mastrobuoni, Giovanni & Rivers, David A., 2017. "Optimizing Criminal Behavior and the Disutility of Prison," IZA Discussion Papers 10796, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  3. Campaniello, N & Gray, R & Mastrobuoni, G, 2016. "Returns to Education in Criminal Organizations: Did Going to College Help Michael Corleone?," Economics Discussion Papers 16188, University of Essex, Department of Economics.
  4. Mastrobuoni, Giovanni & Rivers, David A., 2016. "Criminal Discount Factors and Deterrence," IZA Discussion Papers 9769, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  5. Comino, Stefano & Mastrobuoni, Giovanni & Nicolò, Antonio, 2016. "Silence of the Innocents: Illegal Immigrants' Underreporting of Crime and their Victimization," IZA Discussion Papers 10306, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  6. Campaniello, N & Gray, R & Mastrobuoni, G, 2015. "Returns to Education and Experience in Criminal Organizations: Evidence from the Italian-American Mafia," Economics Discussion Papers 13795, University of Essex, Department of Economics.
  7. Mastrobuoni, Giovanni, 2015. "Police Disruption and Performance: Evidence from Recurrent Redeployments within a City," IZA Discussion Papers 8799, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  8. Giovanni Mastrobuoni & Daniele Terlizzese, 2014. "Harsh or Human? Detention Conditions and Recidivism," EIEF Working Papers Series 1413, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), revised May 2018.
  9. Philip J. Cook & Stephen Machin & Olivier Marie & Giovanni Mastrobuoni, 2014. "Lessons from the economics of crime," CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance 410, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  10. Giovanni Mastrobuoni & Paolo Pinotti, 2014. "The Ups and Downs in Women's Employment: Shifting Composition or Behavior from 1970 to 2010?," Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles 14-212, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
  11. Campaniello, Nadia & Diasakos, Theodoros & Mastrobuoni, Giovanni, 2014. "Rationalizable Suicides: Evidence from Changes in Inmates' Expected Length of Sentence," IZA Discussion Papers 8333, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  12. Giovanni Mastrobuoni, 2013. "The Value of Connections: Evidence from the Italian-American Mafia," Carlo Alberto Notebooks 335, Collegio Carlo Alberto.
  13. Nadia Campaniello & Theodoros Diasakos & Giovanni Mastrobuoni, 2012. "Rational Suicides: Evidence from Changes in Inmates' Expected Sentence Length," Carlo Alberto Notebooks 247, Collegio Carlo Alberto.
  14. Giovanni Mastrobuoni & Paolo Pinotti, 2012. "Legal status and the criminal activity of immigrants," Working Papers 052, "Carlo F. Dondena" Centre for Research on Social Dynamics (DONDENA), Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi.
  15. Giovanni Mastrobuoni & Franco Peracchi & Aleksey Tetenov, 2012. "Price as a signal of product quality: Some experimental evidence," EIEF Working Papers Series 1214, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), revised Oct 2012.
  16. Buonanno, Paolo & Mastrobuoni, Giovanni, 2012. "Police and Crime: Evidence from Dictated Delays in Centralized Police Hiring," IZA Discussion Papers 6477, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  17. Tiziano Razzolini & Roberto Leombruni & Giovanni Mastrobuoni & Mario Pagliero, 2012. "Beneath the Surface: the Decline in Gender Injury Gap," Carlo Alberto Notebooks 286, Collegio Carlo Alberto.
  18. Giovanni Mastrobuoni & Filippo Taddei, 2011. "Age Before Beauty? Productivity and Work vs. Seniority and Early Retirement," CeRP Working Papers 120, Center for Research on Pensions and Welfare Policies, Turin (Italy).
  19. Giovanni Mastrobuoni & Paolo Pinotti, 2011. "Migration Restrictions and Criminal Behavior: Evidence from a Natural Experiment," Working Papers 2011.53, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.
  20. Giovanni Mastrobuoni, 2011. "Optimal Criminal Behavior and the Disutility of Jail: Theory and Evidence On Bank Robberies," Carlo Alberto Notebooks 220, Collegio Carlo Alberto.
  21. Giovanni Mastrobuoni, 2011. "Do Social Security Statements Affect Knowledge and Behavior?," Issues in Brief ib2011-6, Center for Retirement Research, revised Apr 2011.
  22. Giovanni Mastrobuoni & Paolo Pinotti, 2011. "Legal status of immigrants and criminal behavior: evidence from a natural experiment," Temi di discussione (Economic working papers) 813, Bank of Italy, Economic Research and International Relations Area.
  23. Giovanni Mastrobuoni & Eleonora Patacchini, 2010. "Understanding Organized Crime Networks: Evidence Based on Federal Bureau of Narcotics Secret Files on American Mafia," Carlo Alberto Notebooks 152, Collegio Carlo Alberto.
  24. Gani Aldashev & Giovanni Mastrobuoni, 2010. "Invalid Ballots and Electoral Competition," Carlo Alberto Notebooks 153, Collegio Carlo Alberto.
  25. Adrian de la Garza & Giovanni Mastrobuoni & Atsushi Sannabe & Katsunori Yamada, 2010. "The Relative Utility Hypothesis With and Without Self-reported Reference Wages," ISER Discussion Paper 0798, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University, revised Jul 2012.
  26. Giovanni Mastrobuoni, 2009. "The Role of Information for Retirement Behavior: Evidence Based on the Stepwise Introduction of the Social Security Statement," Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College wp2009-23, Center for Retirement Research, revised Oct 2009.
  27. Christine Hauser & Giovanni Mastrobuoni, 2008. "Child Support Enforcement and Children's Consumption," Carlo Alberto Notebooks 99, Collegio Carlo Alberto.
  28. C Radha Iyengar & Giovanni Mastrobuoni, 2007. "The Political Economy of the Disability Insurance. Theory and Evidence of Gubernatorial Learning from Social Security Administration Monitoring," CeRP Working Papers 70, Center for Research on Pensions and Welfare Policies, Turin (Italy).
  29. Giovanni Mastrobuoni & Matthew Weinberg, 2007. "Heterogeneity in Intra-Monthly Consumption Patterns, Self-Control, and Savings at Retirement," Carlo Alberto Notebooks 36, Collegio Carlo Alberto.
  30. Alessandro Barbarino & Giovanni Mastrobuoni, 2007. "The Incapacitation Effect of Incarceration: Evidence From Several Italian Collective Pardons," Carlo Alberto Notebooks 55, Collegio Carlo Alberto.
  31. Giovanni Mastrobuoni, 2007. "Do better–informed workers make better retirement choices? A test based on the Social Security Statement," Carlo Alberto Notebooks 51, Collegio Carlo Alberto.
  32. Giovanni Mastrobuoni, 2006. "The Social Security Earnings Test Removal. Money Saved or Money Spent by the Trust Fund?," Carlo Alberto Notebooks 25, Collegio Carlo Alberto.
  33. Giovanni Mastrobuoni, 2005. "Labor Supply Effects of the Recent Social Security Benefit Cuts: Empirical Estimates Using Cohort Discontinuities," Carlo Alberto Notebooks 33, Collegio Carlo Alberto, revised 2006.
  34. Giovanni Mastrobuoni & Wioletta Dziuda, 2005. "The Euro Changeover and Its Effects on Price Transparency, and Inflation. Mission Euro, Mission Accomplished!," International Finance 0503003, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 24 May 2005.
  35. Giovanni Mastrobuoni & Wioletta Dziuda, 2005. "The Euro Changeover and its Effects on Price Transparency and Inflation," Carlo Alberto Notebooks 26, Collegio Carlo Alberto, revised 2006.
  36. Radha Iyengar & Giovanni Mastrobuoni, "undated". "The Political Economy of the Disability Insurance: Theory and Evidence of Gubernatorial Learning," Mathematica Policy Research Reports d23a0d1f072848c7ac4bfd5c9, Mathematica Policy Research.


  1. Stefano Comino & Giovanni Mastrobuoni & Antonio Nicolò, 2020. "Silence of the Innocents: Undocumented Immigrants’ Underreporting of Crime and their Victimization," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 39(4), pages 1214-1245, September.
  2. Giovanni Mastrobuoni & Pierre Rialland, 2020. "Partners in Crime: Evidence from Recidivating Inmates," Italian Economic Journal: A Continuation of Rivista Italiana degli Economisti and Giornale degli Economisti, Springer;Società Italiana degli Economisti (Italian Economic Association), vol. 6(2), pages 255-273, July.
  3. Giovanni Mastrobuoni & David A Rivers, 2019. "Optimising Criminal Behaviour and the Disutility of Prison," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 129(619), pages 1364-1399.
  4. Mastrobuoni, Giovanni, 2019. "Police disruption and performance: Evidence from recurrent redeployments within a city," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 176(C), pages 18-31.
  5. Aldashev, Gani & Mastrobuoni, Giovanni, 2019. "Invalid Ballots and Electoral Competition," Political Science Research and Methods, Cambridge University Press, vol. 7(2), pages 289-310, April.
  6. Nadia Campaniello & Theodoros M. Diasakos & Giovanni Mastrobuoni, 2017. "Rationalizable Suicides: Evidence from Changes in Inmates’ Expected Length of Sentence," Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association, vol. 15(2), pages 388-428.
  7. Campaniello, Nadia & Gray, Rowena & Mastrobuoni, Giovanni, 2016. "Returns to education in criminal organizations: Did going to college help Michael Corleone?," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 54(C), pages 242-258.
  8. Giovanni Mastrobuoni, 2015. "The Value of Connections: Evidence from the Italian†American Mafia," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 125(586), pages 256-288, August.
  9. Giovanni Mastrobuoni & Paolo Pinotti, 2015. "Legal Status and the Criminal Activity of Immigrants," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 7(2), pages 175-206, April.
  10. Alessandro Barbarino & Giovanni Mastrobuoni, 2014. "The Incapacitation Effect of Incarceration: Evidence from Several Italian Collective Pardons," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 6(1), pages 1-37, February.
  11. Mastrobuoni, Giovanni & Peracchi, Franco & Tetenov, Aleksey, 2014. "Price as a Signal of Product Quality: Some Experimental Evidence," Journal of Wine Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 9(2), pages 135-152, August.
  12. Razzolini, Tiziano & Leombruni, Roberto & Mastrobuoni, Giovanni & Pagliero, Mario, 2014. "Beneath the surface: The decline in gender injury gap," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 30(C), pages 282-288.
  13. Radha Iyengar & Giovanni Mastrobuoni, 2014. "The political economy of the disability insurance: theory and evidence of gubernatorial learning," IZA Journal of Labor Policy, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 3(1), pages 1-31, December.
  14. Mastrobuoni Giovanni & Patacchini Eleonora, 2012. "Organized Crime Networks: an Application of Network Analysis Techniques to the American Mafia," Review of Network Economics, De Gruyter, vol. 11(3), pages 1-43, September.
  15. Mastrobuoni, Giovanni, 2011. "The role of information for retirement behavior: Evidence based on the stepwise introduction of the Social Security Statement," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 95(7-8), pages 913-925, August.
  16. Mastrobuoni, Giovanni, 2009. "Labor supply effects of the recent social security benefit cuts: Empirical estimates using cohort discontinuities," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 93(11-12), pages 1224-1233, December.
  17. Wioletta Dziuda & Giovanni Mastrobuoni, 2009. "The Euro Changeover and Its Effects on Price Transparency and Inflation," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 41(1), pages 101-129, February.
  18. Giovanni Mastrobuoni & Matthew Weinberg, 2009. "Heterogeneity in Intra-monthly Consumption Patterns, Self-Control, and Savings at Retirement," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 1(2), pages 163-189, August.


  1. Axel Börsch-Supan & Reinhold Schnabel & Simone Kohnz & Giovanni Mastrobuoni, 2004. "Micro-Modeling of Retirement Decisions in Germany," NBER Chapters, in: Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Micro-Estimation, pages 285-344, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.


  1. Fasani,Francesco & Mastrobuoni,Giovanni & Owens,Emily G. & Pinotti,Paolo, 2019. "Does Immigration Increase Crime?," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9781108494557, May.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 40 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (10) 2007-01-13 2007-10-27 2010-02-05 2010-04-11 2010-11-13 2010-11-13 2011-01-03 2011-04-30 2011-10-01 2014-01-24. Author is listed
  2. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (10) 2007-10-27 2012-04-10 2014-05-24 2014-07-28 2015-02-16 2016-03-10 2016-03-17 2016-11-06 2017-06-11 2018-04-30. Author is listed
  3. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (6) 2011-05-30 2011-08-02 2013-01-07 2014-06-02 2016-10-23 2016-11-06. Author is listed
  4. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (5) 2007-06-11 2010-02-05 2010-04-11 2011-04-30 2011-10-01. Author is listed
  5. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (4) 2008-04-04 2010-10-23 2015-01-19 2015-12-08
  6. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (4) 2012-03-21 2016-10-23 2016-11-06 2018-04-30
  7. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (3) 2010-10-23 2014-07-28 2015-12-08
  8. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (3) 2014-02-08 2016-02-12 2016-03-17
  9. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (2) 2014-01-24 2016-11-06
  10. NEP-EDU: Education (2) 2016-02-12 2016-03-17
  11. NEP-EEC: European Economics (2) 2005-04-16 2006-09-30
  12. NEP-EUR: Microeconomic European Issues (2) 2011-08-02 2014-06-02
  13. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (2) 2012-10-27 2012-11-17
  14. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (2) 2008-04-04 2015-01-19
  15. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (2) 2012-10-27 2012-11-17
  16. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (2) 2006-09-30 2007-01-23
  17. NEP-MON: Monetary Economics (2) 2005-04-16 2006-09-30
  18. NEP-NET: Network Economics (2) 2010-10-02 2014-02-08
  19. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (2) 2006-09-30 2007-01-13
  20. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2012-11-17
  21. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (1) 2006-09-30
  22. NEP-COM: Industrial Competition (1) 2012-10-27
  23. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (1) 2011-10-01
  24. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (1) 2006-09-30
  25. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (1) 2014-02-08
  26. NEP-KNM: Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy (1) 2007-10-27
  27. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2014-01-24
  28. NEP-MKT: Marketing (1) 2012-11-17
  29. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2014-02-08


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