Pietro Biroli is starting as an Assistant Professor at the University of Zurich. He is interested in the process of health and human capital development in children and adolescents. In particular, his current research explores the interaction between genetics, family investments, and early childhood interventions in explaining the long-term inequality across gender and socioeconomic status. More broadly, he is interested in Labor Economics, Health Economics, and Applied Microeconometrics.
Biroli received a B.A. and M.Sc. in Economics from Bocconi University in 2005 and 2007 respectively, an M.A. in Economics from Universit ́e Catholique de Louvain in 2007, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2015.