Full professor
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U07, Piano: P02, Stanza: 2021
Via Bicocca degli Arcimboldi 8 - 20126 MILANO


Mariapia Mendola is Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, Management and Statistics at UNIMIB. She is also Director of the Poverty and Development Program at Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano, Research Fellow at IZA and CefES, Co-Editor of The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy and the Italian Economic Journal.

Mariapia Mendola’s research interests are in the fields of Development Economics, Household and Population Economics, Economics of Migration.


  • Campo, F., Giunti, S., & Mendola, M. (2021). The Refugee Crisis and Right-Wing Populism: Evidence from the Italian Dispersal Policy [Working paper].
  • Biavaschi, C., Facchini, G., Mayda, A., & Mendola, M. (2018). South–South migration and the labor market: evidence from South Africa. JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY, 18(4), 823-853 [10.1093/jeg/lby010].
  • Mendola, M., & De Paoli, A. (2017). International Migration and Child labour in Developing Countries. WORLD ECONOMY, 40(4), 678-702 [10.1111/twec.12375].
  • Genicot, G., Mayda, M., & Mendola, M. (2017). The impact of migration on child labour: Theory and evidence from Brazil. In A. Mishra, & T. Ray (a cura di), Markets, Governance, and Institutions in the Process of Economic Development (pp. 233-255). Oxford University Press [10.1093/oso/9780198812555.003.0014].
  • Mendola, M. (2017). International migration and informal social protection in rural Mozambique. RESEARCH IN ECONOMICS, 71(2), 282-290 [10.1016/j.rie.2017.04.002].