Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Southern California
Vittorio Bassi is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Southern California. He is also a Lead Academic of the Uganda Country Team of the International Growth Center, as well as a CEPR and CEGA Affiliate. His main research interests are in labor markets and productivity in developing countries. Vittorio completed his PhD in Economics at University College London in 2017.
Recent work by Vittorio Bassi
While vocational training helps young job seekers find work, overconfidence in finding a job has important long-term effects on job-seeking behaviour
Rental markets for large machines between small firms allow them to achieve economies of scale, increasing mechanisation and aggregate productivity
Soft skills certificates improve the allocation of workers to jobs, and raise earnings conditional on employment