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I am an Assistant Professor (Rtd-A) at the Department of Economics and Finance, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart. I am also affiliated with the Interuniversity Centre on Local and Regional Finance (CIFREL), the Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research (CESifo), and with the Uppsala Centre for Fiscal Studies (UCFS).
I completed my Ph. D. in Economics at Uppsala University in 2021, and I was a Visiting Fellow at the Department of Economics, Harvard University in 2018/2019.
Publications in peer-reviewed journals
- Political Fragmentation and Government Stability. Evidence from Local Governments in Spain (with Felipe Carozzi and Luca Repetto). American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 14(2), 23-50, 2022.
Links: WP version; Published version; Online appendix; Replication package.
- To vote, or not to vote? Electoral Campaigns and the Spread of COVID-19 (with Marco Le Moglie). European Journal of Political Economy 72, 102118, 2022.
Links: WP version; Published version.
Media: Domani (May 2021) – online version here.
- Voting Systems and Fiscal Policy: Evidence from Runoff and Plurality Elections. National Tax Journal 74(2), 347-376, 2022.
Links: WP version; Published version; Online appendix.
- Gender Gaps in Political Careers: Evidence from Competitive Elections
Links: Latest version (January 2022); CESifo WP (May 2021)
- Biased Forecasts and Voting: The Brexit Referendum Case (with André Reslow)
Reject & Resubmit at The Economic Journal
Links: Latest version (September 2021); Sveriges Riksbank WP (March 2019); Uppsala University WP (March 2019)
Media: The Telegraph (Full article here); RT UK News (video); Citywire Financial Publishers; Brexit Central
- Electoral Cycles in Macroeconomic Forecasts (with André Reslow)
Revise & Resubmit at Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization
Links: Latest version (September 2021); CESifo WP (May 2021)
Media: Dagens Industri (July 2021) – online version here
- Cipullo, D. (2021). Political Careers, Government Stability, and Electoral Cycles. Economic Studies 194, Uppsala Universitet, Uppsala.