Ph.D. Candidate in Economics
Arizona State University
Emerging Scholar

Francesco Agostinelli is a PhD candidate in Economics at Arizona State University. Agostinelli received his undergraduate degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Ancona and his M.A. from Collegio Carlo Alberto.

Francesco’s 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.