Prof. PACE Noemi
 
 

Curriculum accademico

 

Posizione Accademica

- Professore Associato di Economia Politica (dal 12/2019), Facoltá di Scienze Politiche, Universitá degli Studi di Teramo (IT)

- Ricercatore Universitario, Dipartimento di Economia, Universitá Ca’ Foscari di Venezia

 

Interessi di Ricerca

Microeconomia Applicata, Economia dello Sviluppo, Economia Sperimentale, Economia Sanitaria

 

Abilitazioni e Riconoscimenti Accademici

2018 – Abilitazione Nazionale per professore di II fascia

  • Economia Politica (SC 13/A1)
  • Politica Economica (SC 13/A2)
  • Scienze delle Finanze (SC 13/A3)

2008-presente Stanford Health Policy Adjunct Associate, Centre for Health Policy and Centre for Primary Care and Outcomes Research (CHP/PCOR), Stanford University USA

2017-presente Fellow at the Centre for Global Health Economics, University College London (UCL), UK.

2013-presente Research fellow at the Center for Economic and International Studies (CEIS), Universitá degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata (IT).

 

Esperienza di Ricerca

03/2018  Economist (consulente internazionale) presso la Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) delle Nazioni Unite, HQ, Social Policies and Rural Institutions Division (ESP)

 

03/2009-10/2009 Research Fellow, Universitá LUISS (IT), Dipartimento di Economia e Management.

 

01/2008-02/2009 Research Fellow, University College London (UK), Centre for International Health and Development.

 

02/2006 – 07/2007 Visiting Scholar, Center for Health Policy, Stanford University (USA)

 

09/2006-07/2007 Research Analyst in Acumen LLC, Burlingame (USA).

 

07/2004-09/2004 Stage presso The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Amman (Giordania).

 

 

Education

2004 - 2008 PhD in Economic Theory and Institutions, Universitá degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata. Titolo della tesi: Essays on Health Economics.

 

02/2006 – 07/2007 Stanford University, esami sostenuti: Advanced Econometrics (Economics), Limited Dependent Variables (Economics), Cost-Benefit Analysis (Graduate Business School), Impact Evaluation of Health Outcomes (Center for Health Policy).

 

2003 - 2004 Master of Science in Development Economics and International Cooperation,

Universitá degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata. Titolo della tesi: "Small and Medium Enterprises in Developing Countries". Voto medio 29/30, voto finale 110/110.

 

1999 - 2003 Laurea in Economia delle Amministrazioni Pubbliche ed Istituzioni Internazionali, 110/110 e lode, Universitá degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata. Titolo della tesi: “Fertility and economic growth: theory and empirical analysis of causal links”.

 

 

Esperienza di Insegnamento (in corsivo i corsi in lingua inglese)

Universitá Ca' Foscari di Venezia:

Introduction to Economics, Economia Politica, Politica Economica, The Gender Wage Gap and Job Discrimination.

 

Universitá LUISS:

Political Economy of Development, Economia dell Incertezza e dell'Informazione, Experimental Economics

 

Universitá degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata:

Impact Evaluation Methods, International Health Economics

 

University of Applied Sciences, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg (online):

Evaluation of Individual Interventions

 

 

Progetti di Ricerca in corso

- Field Experiments in Developing Countries.

- Impact of social protection interventions on productive activities, food security and nutrition in Developing Countries.

- Investigation of non-standard theories of economic behavior under risk and ambiguity.

- Experimental analysis of gender differences in risk attitude, negotiation and bargaining.

 

 

 

Curriculum english version

 

Academic Position

- Associate Professor (since Dec. 2019 - with tenure), Faculty of Political Science, University of Teramo (IT)

- Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University Ca’ Foscari of Venice

 

Research Interests

Applied Microeconomics, Development Economics, Experimental Economics, Health Economics

 

Habilitations and Academic Awards

2018 – “National Scientific Habilitation” for Associate professorship:

  • Economics (SC 13/A1 Economia Politica)
  • Economic Policy (SC 13/A2 Politica Economica)
  • Public Economics (SC 13/A3 Scienze delle Finanze)

2008-current Stanford Health Policy Adjunct Associate, Centre for Health Policy and Centre for Primary Care and Outcomes Research (CHP/PCOR), Stanford University USA

2017-current Fellow at the Centre for Global Health Economics, University College London (UCL), UK.

2013-current Research fellow at the Center for Economic and International Studies (CEIS) at University of Tor Vergata, IT.

 

Research Experience

03/2018 Economist (international consultant) at Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, HQ, Social Policies and Rural Institutions Division (ESP)

 

03/2009-10/2009 Research Fellow, LUISS University (Italy), Department of Economics and Management.

 

01/2008-02/2009 Research Fellow, University College London (UK), Centre for International Health and Development.

 

02/2006 – 07/2007 Visiting Scholar, Center for Health Policy, Stanford University (USA)

 

09/2006-07/2007 Research Analyst in Acumen LLC, Burlingame (USA).

 

07/2004-09/2004 Internship at The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Amman (Jordan).

 

 

Education

2004 - 2008 PhD in Economic Theory and Institutions, University of Rome Tor Vergata. Thesis

title: Essays on Health Economics.

 

02/2006 – 07/2007 Stanford University, courses attended: Advanced Econometrics (Economics), Limited Dependent Variables (Economics), Cost-Benefit Analysis (Graduate Business School), Impact Evaluation of Health Outcomes (Center for Health Policy).

 

2003 - 2004 Master of Science in Development Economics and International Cooperation,

University of Rome Tor Vergata. Thesis title: "Small and Medium Enterprises in Developing

Countries". Grade Point Average 29/30, Final Mark 110/110.

 

1999 - 2003 BA (Laurea) in Economics, 110/110 cum laude, University of Rome Tor Vergata.

Thesis title: “Fertility and economic growth: theory and empirical analysis of causal links”.

 

 

Teaching Experience (in italics courses taught in English)

University Ca' Foscari of Venice (IT):

Introduction to Economics, Economia Politica, Politica Economica, The Gender Wage Gap and Job Discrimination.

 

University LUISS:

Political Economy of Development, Economia dell Incertezza e dell'Informazione, Experimental Economics

 

University of Rome Tor Vergata:

Impact Evaluation Methods, International Health Economics

 

University of Applied Sciences, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg (online):

Evaluation of Individual Interventions

 

 

Works in Progress

- Field Experiments in Developing Countries.

- Impact of social protection interventions on productive activities, food security and nutrition in Developing Countries.

- Investigation of non-standard theories of economic behavior under risk and ambiguity.

- Experimental analysis of gender differences in risk attitude, negotiation and bargaining.

 

 

  

Pubblicazioni

 

Pubblicazioni

 

Pubblicazioni in riviste con peer review (14 pubblicazioni di Fascia A - ANVUR)

 

2020. “Stuck exchange: can cash transfers push smallholders out of autarky?” (with E. Prifti, S. Daidone, B. Davis). Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, forthcoming.

 

2019. “Heterogeneous impacts of cash transfers on farm profitability. Evidence from a randomized study in Lesotho” (with E. Prifti, S. Daidone, B. Davis), European Review of Agricultural Economics, forthcoming.

 

2019. “Cash Transfers and Gender Differentials in Child Schooling and Labor: Evidence from the Lesotho Child Grants Programme” (with A. Sebastian, A.P. Dela Ocampo, O. Niang, S. Daidone, B. Davis, L. Pellerano), Population and Development Review, forthcoming.

 

2019. “Unconditional cash transfers, risk attitudes and modern inputs demand” (with E. Prifti, S. Daidone, B. Davis), Applied Econometrics, Vol. 53, pp. 100-118.

 

2018. “Shaping cash transfer impacts through “soft-conditions”: evidence from Lesotho” (with S. Daidone, B. Davis, L. Pellerano), Journal of African Economies, Vol. 28, pp. 39-69.

 

2018.  “Family Networks and Healthy Behaviour: Evidence from Nepal” (with J. Skordis, M. Vera-Hernandez, I. Rasul, E. Fitzsimons, D. Osrin, D. Manandhar, A. Costello), Health Economics, Policy and Law, Vol. 22, pp. 1-18.

 

2018. “Behavioral Patterns and Reduction of Sub-Optimality: An Experimental Choice Analysis” (with D. Di Cagno, A. Galliera; W. Güth), Theory and Decision, Vol. 85, pp. 151-177.

 

2017.  “One plus one can be greater than two: evaluating synergies of development programmes in Malawi” (with S. Daidone, B. Davis, R. Pickmans, S. Handa, M. Knowles), Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 54, pp. 2023-2060.

 

2017. “(Sub) Optimality and (Non) Optimal Satisficing in Risky Decision Experiments” (with D. Di Cagno, A. Galliera, W. Güth, F. Marzo), Theory and Decision, Vol. 83, pp. 195-243.

 

2016. “Experience and Gender Effects in Acquisition Experiment with Value Messages” (with D. Di Cagno, A. Galliera, W. Guth, N. Pace, L. Panaccione), Small Business Economics, Vol. 48, pp. 71-97.

 

2016. “Make-Up and Suspicion in bargaining with cheap talk. An experiment controlling for gender and gender constellation” (with D. Di Cagno, A. Galliera, W. Guth, L. Panaccione), Theory and Decision, Vol. 80 (3), pp. 463-471.

 

2016. “Extending health insurance in Ghana: effects of the National Health Insurance Scheme on maternity care” (with A. Brugiavini), Health Economics Review, Vol. 6, pp. 1-10.

 

2015. “The health care system reform in China: Effects on out-of-pocket expenses and saving” (with V. Atella and A. Brugiavini), China Economic Review, Vol. 34, pp 182-195.

 

2014. “The Explanatory and Predictive Power of Non Two-Stage-Probability Theories of Decision Making Under Ambiguity” (with J. Hey), Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol. 49(1), pp 1-29.

 

2014. “Changes in Individual and/or aggregate?” (with J. Hey), Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 22, pp 180-183.

 

2014. “Eliciting ambiguity aversion in unknown and in compound lotteries: a smooth ambiguity model experimental study” (with G. Attanasi, C. Gollier and A. Montesano), Theory and Decision, Vol. 77, pp. 485-530.

 

2014. “Health status and portfolio choice: is their relationship economically relevant?” (with S. Bressan and L. Pelizzon), International Review of Financial Analysis, Vol.32, pp. 109-122.

 

2012. “Human resource management and productivity in the Trust Game Corporation” (with L. Becchetti and G. Gianfreda), International Review of Economics, Vol. 59, pp. 3-20.

 

2012. “Le discriminazioni retributive: un approccio giuridico ed economico” (with S. Foffano), Lavoro e Diritto, Vol. 4, pp. 663-688.

 

2012. “Health Status and Portfolio Choice: Does feeling better affect your attitude towards risk?” (with L. Pelizzon and S. Bressan), in Geneva Association Information Newsletter: Health and Ageing, Geneva, The Geneva Association , Vol. 26, pp. 9-13.

 

2011. “Maternal and Neonatal Health Expenditure in Mumbai Slums, India: A Cross Sectional Study” (with J. Skordis-Worrall, U. Bapat, S. Das, N. Shah More, W. Joshi, A. Pulkki-Brannstrom, D. Osrin), BMC Public Health, Vol. 11:150, pp. 1-12.

 

2010. “Understanding how women's groups improve maternal and newborn health in Makwanpur, Nepal: a qualitative study” (with J. Morrison, R. Thapa, S. Hartley, D. Osrin, M. Manandhar, K. Tumbahangphe, R. Neupane, B. Budhathoki, A. Sen, D.S. Manandhar, A. Costello), International Health, Vol. 2, issue 1, pp.25-35.

 

2008. “Food commodity derivatives: a new cause of malnutrition?” (with A. Seal and A. Costello), Lancet, Vol. 371, pp.1648-1650.

 

2008. “Futures and food prices -- Authors' reply” (with A. Seal and A. Costello), Lancet, Vol. 372, pp.628-629.

 

2008. “Are Employers discriminating with respect to weight? European Evidence using Quantile Regression” (with V. Atella and D. Vuri), Economics and Human Biology, Vol. 6, issue 3, pp.305-329.

 

 

 

Articoli pubblicati in libri

2015. “Is there a European land of opportunity? Cross-country differences in intergenerational mobility in 14 European countries and Israel” (with L. Antonova, L. Aranda, E. Havari) in Ageing in Europe Supporting Policies for an Inclusive Society, De Gruyter, pp. 209-222.

 

2014. “The Chinese health care system reforms and household saving patterns: some stylized facts” (con V. Atella, A. Brugiavini, and H. Chen). In “The Globalisation of Chinese Business: Implications for Multinational Investors”, Chandos Publishing, Oxford.

 

2013. “Crisi economica e riduzione del reddito: effetti sullo stato di salute” (in Italian - with E. Croda). In Rizzi & Zantomio Analisi e strumenti di politica sociale, Edizione Ca’ Foscari Collana Politiche Sociali Studi e Ricerche.

 

2013. “Riforme nel settore sanitario in Cina: rassegna degli effetti sulla domanda di cure sanitarie, spese out-of-pocket e risparmio familiare” (in Italian). In Rizzi & Zantomio Analisi e strumenti di politica sociale, Edizione Ca’ Foscari Collana Politiche Sociali Studi e Ricerche.

 

2011. “Does Health Insurance Make you Fat?” (with J. Bhattacharya, K. Bundorf, and N. Sood), NBER book Economic Aspects of Obesity (M. Grossman and N. Mocan eds.). University of Chicago Press.

                                                                 

2011. “Corporate Trust Game in Modern Knowledge Economies” (with L. Becchetti) in Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance: the contribution of economic theory and related disciplines (L. Sacconi, M. Blair, E.Freeman, A. Vercelli eds.). Palgrave Macmillan.

 

 

Working Papers

- “Risk preferences among small farmers in Lesotho: evidence from laboratory experiments in the field and survey data” (with S. Daidone). Submitted (2020)

 

 - “Government transfers and time allocation decisions: the case of child labour in Ethiopia” (with E. Prifti, S. Daidone). Submitted (2020)

 

- “Making the right livelihood choice: how do cash transfers help?” (with A. Sebastian, S. Daidone, B. Davis, E. Prifti, A.P. Dela O Campos). Submitted (2019).

 

- “Mediation analysis of the impact of the Zimbabwe Harmonized Social Cash Transfer Programme on Food Security and Nutrition” (with A. Sebastian, S. Daidone, E. Prifti, B. Davis). Revise & Resubmit at Food Policy (2019).

 

- “Disentangling risk aversion from ambiguity aversion in unknown and in compound lotteries: A KMM Experimental Approach” (with G. Attanasi, C. Gollier and A. Montesano), Working Papers Department of Economics, University Ca’ Foscari of Venice, vol. 23, pp 1-48.

 

- “Does Health Insurance Make you Fat?” (with J. Bhattacharya, K. Bundorf, and N. Sood), NBER Working Paper 15163 (2009).

 

- “Are employers discriminating with respect to weight? European Evidence using Quantile Regression” (with V. Atella and D. Vuri), CEIS Research Paper 123/2008, University of Rome Tor Vergata (2008).

 

 

 

Policy Reports e Briefs

- “Local Economy Impacts and Cost-Benefit Analysis of Social Protection and Agricultural Interventions in Malawi” (with J. Kagin, J.E. Taylor, L. Pellerano, S. Daidone, F. Juergens, M. Knowles). FAO Working paper. http://www.fao.org/3/ca4312en/ca4312en.pdf

 

- “Impact evaluation of Lesotho’s Child Grants Programme (CGP) and Sustainable Poverty Reduction through Income, Nutrition and access to Government Services (SPRINGS) project” (with ESP/SOCPRO Analytical team and UNICEF Lesotho). FAO Working paper. http://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/CA1916EN

 

- “Impacts of the Child Grants Programme and Sustainable Poverty Reduction through Income, Nutrition and Government Service Support in Lesotho”. FAO Policy Brief. http://www.fao.org/3/ca1429en/CA1429EN.pdf

 

- “The Social Cash Transfer Programme and Farm Input Subsidy Programme in Malawi: complementary instruments for increasing consumption and productive activities” (with S. Daidone, B. Davis, S. Handa, M. Knowles, R. Pickmans). FAO Working paper. http://www.fao.org/3/a-i6810e.pdf

 

 

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