Giovanni Gallipoli

Network Member at Human Capital and Economic Opportunity, Professor at Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia

Giovanni Gallipoli is a Professor at the Vancouver School of Economics at UBC. Gallipoli's research focuses on the role of heterogeneity in shaping individual behaviors and aggregate economic outcomes. Dr. Gallipoli has worked on a variety of topics, including the general equilibrium effects of policies that promote skill formation; the link between skill heterogeneity in the working population and a country's comparative advantage; family influences on labour supply decisions, long-term children outcomes, and intergenerational mobility; the link between occupation heterogeneity and inequality; the dynamic production of financial literacy; and the role of information diffusion and complementarities in the private provision of public goods. Gallipoli is a recipient of the Killam Research Award, the FEEM Award, and the Young Economist Award of the European Economic Association. He is a former Fulbright scholar, a Weatherhall fellow, and a current CEPR research fellow. Gallipoli is an alumnus of the Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies and the University of Pisa in Italy. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from University College London in the UK