Affiliated researchers

Annalisa Scognamiglio

Associate Professor

Some questions that Annalisa Scognamiglio tries to answer in her research: 

  • Do firms efficiently allocate workers to jobs?
  • Are productivity differentials across firms partly driven by variation in the allocation of workers to jobs?
  • Is the labor market for asset managers efficient?
  • Did careers in finance change following the financial crisis?

New research

Career Risk and Market Discipline in Asset Management Andrew Ellul, Marco Pagano and Annalisa Scognamiglio

Annalisa Scognamiglio



Annalisa Scognamiglio received her Ph.D. in Economics from MIT in 2014 and is now untenured associate professor at the Department of Economics and Statistics at the University of Naples Federico II. Her research interests include labor economics, labor and finance and policy evaluation.

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The Research Institute of Industrial Economics, IFN, is a private and independent foundation devoted to pursuing highly relevant research for trade and industry.

The researchers at IFN are united in their belief that economic methods offer a powerful tool for understanding society.

The main research programs are:

  1. economics of entrepreneurship
  2. globalization and corporate restructuring
  3. economics of the service sector
  4. economics of the electricity markets
  5. economics of institutions and culture.

Global Award

Research on entrepreneurship




The Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research is the foremost global award for research on entrepreneurship.This Prize is awarded annually with a prize sum of EUR 100,000.

IFN in cooperation with Entreprenörskapsforum and Vinnova are the principals of the award, in cooperation with the donor, Lars Backsell.

Professor Boyan Jovanovic, New York University, is the winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research 2019. 

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