Alessandra Venturini


Alessandra Venturini is Professor of Political Economy at the University of Turin (permanent position) and Associate at the Migration Policy Center(MPC), EUI, Florence.

She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the European University Institute in Florence and has held senior academic positions at various  Universities.  

She has been visiting professor at the Institute of Development Studies (Sussex University), at Brown and Stanford Universities,  at the International Institute of Labor Studies (at the ILO in Geneva) and COMPAS (Oxford).

She conducted joint research projects with many international organisations as the OECD, the World Bank and   the European Commission. She is a fellow of IZA and IMISCOE.

Her research interests cover many aspects of migration studies: the migration choice, the effect of migration in host labour market and in the EU innovation process, the demand of caregivers in an aging society, the assimilation of migrants. She has also written extensively on the effect in the sending countries of remittances, and highly-skilled migration and on circular and irregular migration.

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