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Francesco Cinnirella

External Fellow of Business and Social Science
Department of Economics, Bergamo


Francesco Cinnirella is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Bergamo and Research Associate at DIAS.

Francesco Cinnirella is also a Research Affiliate at the Center of Economic Studies at the University of Munich (CESifo), Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and at the Centre for Competetive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) at the University of Warwick. He previously held visiting positions at the University of Munich, Mannheim, and Bayreuth. He was also Visiting Scholar at Brown University

Francesco Cinnirella has won a competitive research grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG) and he has published in leading field journals such as the Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Development Economics, Explorations in Economic History, and Demography.

Francesco Cinnirella’s research focuses on the determinants of long-run growth and comparative development. In particular, he studies the complex interactions between fertility and education, the political-economic determinants of the accumulation of human capital, and the determinants of technological innovation.

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