Osea Giuntella (DOWNLOAD CV)
Email: osea.giuntella@pitt.edu
Personal website:
http://www.oseagiuntella.com
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Current Position

Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Pittsburgh, August 2017-

IZA Research Affiliate

Past Positions
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Pittsburgh August 2016-May 2017


Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Economics, University of Oxford, Nuffield College (July 2013- July 2016)
Blavatnik School of Government

Education

Ph.D., Economics, Boston University, Boston MA, May 2013
Master in Economics, Quantitative Methods, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy, 2007
M.Sc., Economics (with distinction and special mention for excellence), University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy, 2006
B.A., Economics (with distinction), University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy, 2004

Fields of Interest
Health Economics, Labor Economics, Economic Demography

Fellowships, Grants, and Awards
John Fell OUP Research Fund Grant, April 2016 (Principal Investigator) ($58,000)
John Fell OUP Research Fund Grant, August 2015-July 2016 (Co-PI) ($11,200)
John Fell OUP Research Fund Grant, April 2015-July 2016 (Co-PI) ($11,200)
John Fell OUP Research Fund Grant, August 2014-June 2016 (Principal Investigator) ($11,200)
Horizon 2020– Core Researcher and Project Leader (PI: Carlos Vargas Silva, €4,910,538 )
ERC-2015-AdG– Core Researcher (PI: Francesco Billari, €2,400,000)
John Fell OUP Research Fund Grant – Research Staff (PI: Stanley Ulijaszek)
Green-Templeton College Grant, Academic Activities Fund, 2014 ($7,000)
London School of Economics Teaching Award Nomination, 2014

Summer Research Grant, Boston University, Summer 2011 ($4,500)
Student Research Award, Institute for Economic Development, Boston University, 2011 ($2,000)
Teaching-RA Fellowship, Boston University, Spring 2010-Spring 2012
Marco Fanno Scholarship, Medio Credito Centrale, Fall 2007-Spring 2009
‘Raeli’ Scholarship, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Spring 2007
Student Career Scholarship, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, 2001-2006

Teaching Experience
Empirical Methods (PhD), Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh, Fall 2016
Guest Lecturer, Economics for Public Policy, “Health and Health Care”, Master in Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015
Guest Lecturer, Economic Development Policy, London School of Economics, Spring 2014
Instructor, Topics in Modern Labor Economics, Department of Economics, Boston University, Spring 2013, Fall 2012, Summer 2010
Head Teaching Fellow, Department of Economics, Boston University, Spring 2011
Teaching Fellow, Principles of Microeconomics, Department of Economics, Boston University, Fall 2010
Teaching Fellow, Principles of Macroeconomics, Department of Economics, Boston University, Spring 2010



Published Papers / Submitted Papers

“Why Does the Health of Mexican Immigrants Deteriorate?” Accepted at the Journal of Health Economics
“Nuns and the Effect of Catholic Schools. Evidence from Vatican II” (with Rania Gihleb) IZA DP No.7753 (Revised and Resubmitted to the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization)
“Circadian rhythms, Cognitive Abilities and Depression Symptoms. Evidence from an Unsleeping Giant” (with Wei Han and Fabrizio Mazzonna) IZA DP 9774 (Accepted at
Demography)
“Assimilation and Health. Evidence from Linked Birth Records of Second and Third-Generation Hispanics”, IZA DP 8481, Demography (December, 2016)
“The acceleration of immigrant unhealthy assimilation.” (with Luca Stella) accepted for publication at
Health Economics
“The Hispanic health paradox: New evidence from longitudinal data on second and third-generation birth outcomes.” SSM-Population Health, 2, 2016
“Do Immigrants Improve the Health of Native Workers?”(with Fabrizio Mazzonna)
Journal of Health Economics 43:2015.

“Do Immigrants Squeeze Natives out of Bad Schedules?” IZA Journal of Migration, 1:7, 2012

“Medicaid and Ethnic Networks" The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol. 11: Iss. 1 (Contributions), Article 77, 2011. (with Emily R. Gee)
“The Effects of Age and Job Protection on the Welfare Costs of Inflation and Unemployment: a Source of ECB Anti-Inflation Bias?” European Journal of Political Economy, 26: 137-146, 2010. (with Leonardo Becchetti and Stefano Castriota)
“The Effects of Immigration on Waiting Times in the UK NHS” (with Catia Nicodemo and Carlos Vargas- Silva), Nuffield Economics Working Paper Series, WP04-15 (under review) -- Project Funded by the John Fell Fund and the European Commission (Horizon 2020)
“Are Mexican Fast Casual Restaurants Healthy? BSG Working Paper 12 (under review)-- Project Funded by the John Fell Fund
“Sunset Time and the Health Effects of Social Jetlag. Evidence from US Time Zone Borders” (with Fabrizio Mazzonna) IZA DP 9773

“Migration and Health: Models and Methods” (with Catia Nicodemo) (Revision Requested for publication in the book "Health Econometrics" to appear in "Contributions to Economic Analysis", Emerald Publishing, edited by Badi Baltagi and Francesco Moscone.
“Immigration and the Reallocation of Work-Related Health Risk” (with Fabrizio Mazzonna, Catia Nicodemo, and Carlos Vargas-Silva)---Project Funded by the John Fell Fund and the European Commission (Horizon 2020)

Chapters and Non-Technical Articles
``The impact of immigration on health and health care: Evidence from the United Kingdom’’
with Catia Nicodemo and Carlos Vargas-Silva in "Refugees and Economic Migrants: Facts, policies and challenges" edited by Francesco Fasani, a VoxEu Book CEPR Press (October 2016)
“Do immigrants improve the health of native workers?” IZA World of Labor: 102. November 2014.
“Immigration and Job Disamenities” CESifo DICE Report 12 (2), 2014, 20-26



Work in Progress
“Parental Endowments and Health at Birth: Assortative Mating and Inequalities at Birth”
(with Giulia La Mattina and Climent Quintana-Domeque)
“Immigration and Non-Standard Schedules. Theory and Evidence from the US” with (with Timothy N. Bond)
“Trade Liberalization, Nutrition Transition, and Health” (with Matthias Rieger and Lorenzo Rotunno)--Project Funded by the John Fell Fund
``Internet and the Timing of Births'' (with Francesco Billari and Maria Sironi)
``Internet, Teleworking, and Fertility: Evidence from Germany" (with Francesco Billari and Luca Stella) “Why Don’t We Sleep Enough?” (with Peiran Jiao)

“Cohort differences in wage assimilation of immigrants in Germany” (with Luca Stella)


Invited Seminars and Presentations
2016-2017: University Hamburg, University of Rome 2-Tor Vergata, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance,Max Planck Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Surrey

2015-2016: Cornell University, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Rome 2-Tor Vergata, University of Lausanne, Stockholm School of Economics, Universidad de Navarra, Center for Global Development, COMPAS (University of Oxford), University of Pittsburgh

2014-2015: Universitat Pompeu Fabra (CRES), King’s College London, University of Warwick, University of South Florida, UBVO Seminar Series, University of Oxford, International Migration Institute, University of Oxford. University of Manchester, Purdue University, University of Stirling, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich

2013-2014:
London School of Economics, Tinbergen Institute (Amsterdam), Syracuse University. PhD-Seminar on Health Economics and Policy, Grindelwald (Switzerland).

2012-2013: University of Lugano, University of Oxford, University of Queensland, Northeastern University, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF), Singapore Management University, University of Connecticut.


Conferences
2016-2017 IHEA, NBER-CEPRA, American-EU Second Health Econometrics Workshop, AlpPop Conference, XV Brucchi Luchino Workshop, Southern Economic Association

2015-2016
IV Health Econometrics Workshop, American Society of Health Economics, XIII IZA Annual Migration Conference, Population Association of America, Alpine Population Conference Alp-Pop, Stanford Center for International Development’s Conference on Health, Demography, and Aging in China

2014-2015:
International Health Economics Association, Society of Labor Economists, Population Association of America, Alpine Population Conference, La Thuile, Italy, January 2015

2013-2014:
American Society of Health Economics, Los Angeles, June 2014. Society of Labor Economists,Washington D.C., 2014. Health Economics and Policy Workshop, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. Royal Economic Society Conference, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, 2014. American Economic Association Meetings, Philadelphia, PN, 2014. XII Brucchi Luchino Labour Economics Workshop, Bank of Italy, Rome, Italy, 2013. Immigration in OECD Countries, OECD Conference Centre, Paris, France.

2012-2013:
The Society of Labor Economists (SOLE) Meetings, Boston, MA, 2013. Association for the Study of Religion, Economics and Culture (ASREC), Washington, DC, 2013. Northeast Universities Development Consortium (NEUDC), Dartmouth, NH, 2012.


2009-2012:
European Association of Labor Economists Conference (EALE), Bonn, Germany, 2012. EconCon 2012, Princeton University, NJ, 2012. Econometric Society European Meeting (ESEM), Malaga, Spain, 2012. 12th Doctoral Workshop in Economic Theory and Econometrics, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance, Rome, Italy, 2012. European Society for Population Economics, Bern, Switzerland, 2012. American Society of Health Economists (ASHECON), Minneapolis, MN, 2012. IZA-Institute for the Study of Labor, Summer School, Buch-Ammersee, Germany, 2012. Boston College-Boston University Greenline Labor Meeting, Boston, MA, 2012. Association for the Study of Religion, Economics and Culture, Chapman University, CA, 2012.

European Association of Labor Economists Conference (EALE), Paphos, Cyprus, 2011. Cream – University College of London. Interdisciplinary Conference on Migration, London, UK, 2011. Midwest Political Science Conference, Chicago, IL, 2011. Bank of Italy Lunch Seminars, Rome, Italy, 2009.

Refereeing activity
Demography, Economics Modeling, Economics and Human Biology, Empirical Economics, European Journal of Political Economy (2), European Journal of Health Economics, Health Economics (3), International Journal of Manpower, IZA World of Labor, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of the European Economic Association (5), Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Human Capital, Journal of Labor Research, Journal of Population Economics (3), Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Labour (3), Migration Studies

PhD Students Supervised
Y-Ling Chi (World Bank, 2016)

Other professional activity:
D-Phil Status Assessor, Dissertation Assessor, Academic Supervisor, University of Oxford
Grant Reviewer for UK Research Council
Grant Reviewer for the National Institute for Health Research (2)
Grant Reviewer for the National Institute for Health Research – HTA program
Grant Reviewer for the Swiss National Science Foundation (2)
Co-organizer of the Workshop on Welfare, Immigration and Health– University of Oxford (May 2016, June 2017)
Co-organizer of the Workshop on Trade and Health – University of Oxford (June 2016)
Co-organizer of the Health Economics and Policy Seminar Series (University of Oxford, 2013-2016)
Member of the Scientific Committee of the American-European Health Economics Conference– University of Oxford (July 2017)
Member of the Scientific Committee of the American Society of Health Economics Conference, 2014, 2016
Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Health Economics Association, 2015, 2017
Mentor, RA-Mentor Program, Boston University, Department of Economics 2010-2012
Boston University Political Economy Reading Group, coordinator, 2011-2012

Other Experience
Research Assistant, Boston University, Department of Economics, 2011-2012
Research Internship at the Bank of Italy, 2009
Undergraduate Students Tutor, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, 2006
London School of Economics Summer School 2005, 2003 Development Economics, Intermediate Economics

Memberships
American Economic Association (AEA), American Society of Health Economics (ASHECON), International Health Economics Association (IHEA), Royal Economic Society (RES), Society of Labor Economics (SOLE)

Languages
English, French, Italian (native)

Computer Skills
Arcgis, Able2extract, LaTeX, MATLAB, Office, Rapid-Weaver, SAS, STATA

Other
Director of a short movie “Why?”, projected during Miriam Makeba’s concert, Horizon, Rome, 2000
Member of the central editing of “Graffiti”, national student monthly magazine, 1998-2000
Student Representative in the School Council of “Liceo Classico Statale Dante Alighieri”, 1998-2000
Member of the editing of “Bene Comune”, monthly website