Ph.D. in Economics, Yale University, 2016 (with distinction); M.A. and M.Phil. in Economics, Yale University, 2012; M.Sc in Economics, Bocconi University, 2012 (cum laude); B.Sc in Economics, Bocconi University, 2009 (cum laude)
Joined CBS in 2019
Tommaso Porzio is an assistant professor of macroeconomics in the Economics Division at Columbia Business School. His research primarily studies the role of human capital for growth and economic development with a focus on understanding the barriers that may prevent individuals from exploiting their talent. His work has been published in the Journal of Political Economy and in the Journal of Human Capital.
Professor Porzio is also a research affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research and the Yale Research Initiative on Innovation and Scale. Prior to joining Columbia, he was an assistant professor at the University of California, San Diego.
Professor Porzio received his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University and his Master and Bachelor degrees in Economics, Social Sciences, and Management from Bocconi University.
Aggregate Fertility and Household Savings: A General Equilibrium Analysis Using Micro Data
Coauthor(s): Abhijit Banerjee, Xin Meng, Tommaso Porzio, Nancy Qian