Professor of Economics, Free University of Bozen
Steven Stillman is a Professor of Economics at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano. He received a PhD in Economics from the University of Washington in 2000. Prior to moving to Italy, he was a Professor of Economics at the University of Otago from 2011-2014, a Senior Fellow at Motu Economic and Public Policy Research from 2004 to 2011, a Senior Research Economist at the New Zealand Department of Labour from 2002 to 2004 and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the RAND Corporation from 2000 to 2002. He is an Affiliated Researcher at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Motu Economic and Public Policy Research and the Melbourne Institute. Steve’s research focuses on empirical labour economics, specialising in the behavior of individuals and households, and the interplay between government policy and human behavior.
Recent work by Steven Stillman
Outcomes for migration lottery winners suggest the economic payoff to moving to a richer country comes immediately and persists for at least a decade