Patrizio Piraino

Associate Professor, School of Economics, University of Cape Town

Patrizio Piraino is an Associate Professor in the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Patrizio’s main fields of interest are labor economics, education, and development. His research focuses broadly on the determinants of socioeconomic disadvantage. He has led a large cross-institutional consortium on “Education and Social Protection to Alleviate Poverty” (largely from emerging regions).

His research has been published in journals such as the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, the Journal of Labor Economics, and Science, amongst others.

Recent work by Patrizio Piraino