Title:Tower of Babel in the classroom : immigrants and natives in Italian schools Author(s):BALLATORE, Rosario Maria; FORT, Margherita; ICHINO, Andrea Date:2018Citation:
- Journal of labor economics, 2018, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 885-921
Type:ArticleAbstract:We exploit rules of class formation to identify the causal effect of increasing the number of immigrants in a classroom on natives' test scores, keeping class size and quality of the two types of students constant (pure ...
Title:Inelastic buyers and competition Author(s):CALZOLARI, Giacomo ; ICHINO, Andrea ; MANARESI, Francesco; NELLAS, VikiDate:2018Citation:
- The economic journal, 2018, Vol. 128, No. 615, pp. 2843-2875
Type:ArticleAbstract:We measure precisely how competition limits the capacity of sellers to appropriate surplus from less elastic consumers. The evidence originates from pricing strategies of Italian pharmacists in response to exogenous inflows ...
Title:Cognitive and noncognitive costs of day care at age 0–2 for children in advantaged families Author(s):FORT, Margherita; ICHINO, Andrea ; ZANELLA, GiulioDate:2020Citation:
- Journal of political economy, 2020, Vol. 128, No. 1, pp. 158-205
Type:ArticleAbstract:Exploiting admission thresholds to the Bologna day care system, we show using a regression discontinuity (RD) design that one additional day care month at age 0–2 reduces intelligence quotient by 0.5% (4.7% of a standard ...