Elena Pastorino is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Minnesota. Her research interests are in the area of Labor Economics and Development Economics. Her research focuses on the determinants of individual careers in firms and in the labor market, on the importance of human capital and borrowing constraints for aggregate unemployment, and on the role of uncertainty and firm market power in labor and output markets in developed and developing countries.
Pastorino received a B.A. in Economics from Bocconi University (Italy) in 1998 and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 2005.