Gianluca Violante

Gianluca Violante

International Research Fellow


PhD Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1997

MA Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1994

Laurea Economics, University of Torino, 1992 

Gianluca Violante  is a Professor of Economics at New York University and an International Research Fellow of the IFS. He currently holds one of the William R. Berkley Term Endowed Chairs in Economics and Business. 

His main research interests are in macroeconomics and labor economics.  Among other journals, he has published his research in the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and Review of Economic Studies. He has also published in several top-field journals.

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Education policy and intergenerational transfers in equilibrium

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This paper examines the equilibrium effects of alternative financial aid policies intended to promote college participation. We build an overlapping generations life-cycle, heterogeneous-agent, incomplete-markets model with education, labor supply, and consumption/saving decisions.

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