Michele Di Maio

Professor of Economics at Sapienza University of Rome

Michele Di Maio is Professor of Economics at the University Sapienza of Rome (Italy). His research focuses on the study of the impact of conflict on individual-level outcomes – including employment, migration, education, fertility, and health, and on how changes in economic conditions may lead to conflict. His research has been published in leading academic journals such as Journal of the European Economic Association, Economic Journal, Journal of Development Economics, Demography, and World Bank Economic Review. He has worked as a consultant on issues related to conflict, trade policy, and industrial development for World Bank, UNIDO, UNCTAD, UNECA, ESCWA, ECLAC, IPD Initiative, and IGC. He has conducted field work in Zanzibar, Sierra Leone, Honduras, Samoa, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, and Oman. Michele Di Maio received his Ph.D. in Economics from University of Siena and his BA from Bocconi University.