Refereed Journal Articles
The design of fiscal consolidation measures in the European Union: distributional effects and implications for macroeconomic recovery, with A. Paulus and H. Sutherland, Oxford Economic Papers, forthcoming.
Removing homeownership bias in taxation: the distributional effects of including net imputed rent in taxable income, with A. Paulus, H. Sutherland, P. Tsakloglou, G. Verbist and F. Zantomio, Fiscal Studies, forthcoming.
Fiscal consolidation policies in the context of Italy’s two recessions, with C. Fiorio, 2015, Fiscal Studies, 36(4): 499-526.
The Distributional Effects of Taxes and Transfers Under Alternative Income Concepts: the Importance of Three ‘I’s, with A. Paulus, 2015, Public Finance Review., 43(3): 347-372.
From Housewives to Independent Earners: How the Tax System Can Help Women to Work in a Context of Strong Familialism, 2015, Journal of Social Policy, 44(1): 63-82. Media Coverage: lavoce.info, Il Corriere della Sera, Le riforme a costo zero (T. Boeri e P. Garibaldi, Chiarelettere)
The redistributive effect and progressivity of taxes revisited: An International Comparison across the European Union, with G. Verbist, 2014, FinanzArchiv, 70 (3): 405-429.
Welfare compensation for unemployment in the Great Recession, with M. Fernandez Salgado, H. Sutherland and A. Tumino, 2014, Review of Income and Wealth 60: S177-S204.
EUROMOD: the European Union tax-benefit microsimulation model, with H. Sutherland, 2013, The International Journal of Microsimulation 6(1):4-26
Editorial special issue on EUROMOD, with I. V. Tasseva, 2013, International Journal of Microsimulation 6(1) 1-3
The financial well-being of older people in Europe and the redistributive effects of minimum pension schemes, with M. Matsaganis and H. Sutherland, EUROMOD Working Paper 07/2011, Rivista Italiana degli Economisti - The Journal of the Italian Economic Association XVIII(2): 149-174, 2013
Are European social safety nets tight enough? Coverage and adequacy of minimum income schemes in 14 EU countries, with M. Matsaganis and H. Sutherland, GINI Discussion Paper No. 2, 2011, The International Journal of Social Welfare 22, 2013
Cross-national differences in determinants of multiple deprivation in Europe, ISER WP 2009/34, The Journal of Economic Inequality 10(3), 2012
Approximations to the truth: comparing survey and microsimulation approaches to measuring income for social indicators, ISER WP 2010-13 with M. Iacovou, H Sutherland and A. Skew, Social Indicators Research 105, 2012.
Inequalities within couples in Europe: market incomes and the role of taxes and benefits, ISER WP 2007/28 with H. Immervoll, H. Levy and H. Sutherland, The Eastern Economic Journal 37, 2011.
Economic downturn and stress testing European welfare systems with A. Salvatori and H. Sutherland, Research in Labour Economics 32, 2011.
Media Coverage: lavoce.info, La Repubblica, La Stampa
Measuring the size and impact of public cash support for children in cross-national perspective with A. Paulus and H. Sutherland, Social Science Computer Review 29(1), 2011.
Media Coverage: Sarfatti 25, Metro
Can In-work Benefits Improve Social Inclusion in the Southern European countries?, Journal of European Social Policy 20(4), 2010.
Stress testing the UK welfare system for unemployment, with A. Salvatori and H. Sutherland, Journal of Poverty and Social Justice 18(3), 2010.
The public debt of italian regions: an analysis of the determinants, with L. Gandullia, in Italian, Rivista di Rivista di Diritto Finanziario e Scienza delle Finanze, 2008.
Tax breaks and the non profit sector in Italy, with L. Gandullia and M. Petrini, Italian, Economia Internazionale/International Economics, 2008.
Redistributive effect of local indirect taxes, with L. Gandullia, in Italian, Politica Economica, a. XXII (1), 2006
Microsimulation and Policy Analysis, with A. Paulus and H. Sutherland, in Handbook of Income Distribution Volume 2B, edited by A. B. Atkinson and F. Bourguignon, Elsevier, 2015. ISER Working Paper 23/2014
Should we make the richest pay to meet fiscal adjustment needs? – Discussion in The role of tax policy in times of fiscal consolidation, edited by S. Princen and G. Mourre, European Economy, Economic Papers 502, 2013.
Policy simulation across countries using EUROMOD: Stress testing European welfare systems for unemployment, with A. Salvatori and H. Sutherland, in Income and Living Conditions in Europe, edited by A. B. Atkinson and E. Marlier, Eurostat, 2010.
Policy Swapping across Countries using EUROMOD: the case of In-work Benefits in the Southern Europe?, in A. Harding, P. Williamson and A. Zaidi (Eds.) New Frontiers in Microsimulation Modelling, Ashgate, 2009.
Working Papers and in progress
The distributional effects of fiscal consolidation in nine EU countries, with S. Avram, C. Leventi, H. Levy, J. Navicke, M. Matsaganis, E. Militaru, A. Paulus, O. Rastrigina e H. Sutherland, 2013, EUROMOD Working Paper Series: EM2/13.
Shifting taxes from labour to property. A simulation under labour market equilibrium, with F. Coda Moscarola, U. Colombino and M. Locatelli, 2014, EUROMOD Working Paper 20/14, submitted.
The joint decision of labour supply and childcare in Italy under costs and availability constraints, with E. Nazarani, 2015, ImPRovE Working Paper No. 15/09. Antwerp: Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy – University of Antwerp, submitted.
What makes personal income taxes progressive? A decomposition across European countries using EUROMOD, with G. Verbist. IMA Conference paper