Climate and the effects of the change in weather variability on consumption, savings and investment
Alexander Bodini Research Fellow in Global Development and Finance
Giacomo De Giorgi graduated from the Universita' Luigi Bocconi in Milan.
His Ph.D., from the Department of Economics of the University College London, focused on development, labor economics, and applied microeconometrics.
In July 2006 he joined the Department of Economics at Stanford University. He is a member of BREAD, CEGA, CEPR, NBER and SCID/SIEPR.
He has held visiting positions at UC Berkeley, Columbia University, the NY Fed, UAB-MOVE, and Bocconi. His work has appeared in the American Economic Review, the Journal of Public Economics, the American Economic Journal, and the Journal of the European Economic Association.
He is currently working on: climate and development; business literacy and development; informality and productivity; risk sharing and consumption insurance; indirect effects of aid policies; demand estimation; social interactions; consumption inequality, migration; and evaluation of ALMPs.