Francesco Agostinelli is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on child development, by developing new methods and analyzing the determinants of children’s skill formation. His job market paper sheds light on the importance of dynamic equilibrium interdependencies between children’s social interactions and parental investments decisions in explaining developmental differences between different social environments.
Agostinelli received his undergraduate degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Ancona and his M.A. from Collegio Carlo Alberto. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Arizona State University.