Jerome Frans Adda

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I earned my Ph.D in Economics at the University of Paris (Sorbonne) after studying biology at AgroParisTech and economics and statistics at ENSAE in Paris. I am a professor of Economics at Bocconi since 2014. Prior to that I was a professor at the European University Institute (Florence), as well as a Professor at University College London. I have been a visiting Associate Professor at the economics department at Berkeley in 2006-07.


I was a managing editor for the Review of Economic Studies, 2013-2017 and I am serving again in 2021.

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Research interests

My research interests include Health Economics, Labor Economics and Macroeconomics. My main contributions have been on the effect of public policies on health behavior, the analysis of the spread of diseases, the links between income and health, the role of human capital on career choices and wage growth over the life cycle. Many of my papers have been published in journals such as the JPE, the AER, the QJE, ReStud, PNAS as well as journals in other disciplines.