Published Papers

Environmental Innovation and Public Policies.

  1. Nicolli, F., Vona, F., 2016. ‘Heterogeneous Policies, Heterogeneous Technologies: the case of Renewable Energy’, Energy Economics 56, 190-204. Featured in Science for Environmental Policies, Issue 483.
  2. Nicolli, F., Vona, F., 2015. ‘The Evolution of Renewable Energy Policy in Oecd Countries: aggregate indicators and determinants’, a shorter version is in the book: Political Economy and Instruments of Environmental Politics, CESIFO seminar series, MIT Press.
  3. Nesta, L., Vona, F., Nicolli, F., 2014. ‘Environmental Policies, Competition and Innovation in Renewable Energy’, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 67(3), 396-411.
  4. Patriarca, F., Vona, F., 2012. ‘Environmental Policies, Inequality and Technical Change: a simulation model’, Revue de l’OFCE 124, 389-413.
  5. Vona, F., Patriarca, F., 2011. ‘Income Inequality and the Development of Environmental Technologies’, Ecological Economics 70(11), 2201-13.

Skill Dynamics, Labour Markets and Technical Change.

  1. Raitano, M., Vona, F., 2017. ‘Competition, Firm Size and Returns to Skills: evidence from currency shocks and market liberalizations’,  The World Economy forthcoming.
  2. Consoli, D., Marin, G., Marzucchi, A., Vona, F., 2016. ‘Do green jobs differ from non-green jobs in terms of skills and human capital?’, Research Policy 45 , 1046–1060.
  3. Consoli, D., Vona, F., Rentocchini, F., 2016. ‘That was then, this is now Skills and Routinization in the 2000s’, Industrial and Corporate Change 25 (5): 847-866.
  4. Vona, F., Consoli, D., 2015. ‘Innovation and Skill Dynamics: A Life-cycle Approach’, Industrial and Corporate Change 24 (6), 1393-1415.
  5. Vona, F., Zamparelli, L., 2014. ‘Centralized Wage Setting and Active Labor Market Policies in Frictional Labor Markets: the Nordic Case’, Eastern Economic Journal 40(3), 349-364.
  6. Patriarca, F., Vona, F., 2013. ‘Structural Change and the Income Distribution: an inverted-U relationship’, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 37(8), 1641-1658.
  7. Consoli, D., Vona, F., and Saarivirta, T., 2013. ‘An analysis of the Graduate Labour Market in Finland: the impact of Spatial Agglomeration and Skill-Job Mismatches’, Regional Studies 47(10), 1634-1652.
  8. Amendola, M., Vona, F., 2012. ‘Coordinating the Accumulation of Physical and Human Capital in different Institutional Settings’, Economic of Innovation and New Technology 21(7), 631-653.

Intergenerational Inequality and Educational Policies.

  1. Raitano, M., Vona, F., 2016. ‘Assessing students’ equality of opportunity in OECD countries: the role of national and school-level policies’, Applied Economics 48(33), 3148-3163.
  2. Raitano, M., Vittori, C., Vona, F., 2016. ‘The effect of parental background along the sons’ earnings distribution: does one model fit for all?’, Applied Economic Letters forthcoming.
  3. Raitano, M., Vona, F., 2015. ‘Measuring the link between intergenerational occupational mobility and earnings: evidence from eight EU countries’, Journal of Economic Inequality 13(1), 83-102.
  4. Raitano, M., Vona, F., 2015. ‘Direct and indirect influences of parental background on offspring earnings: a comparison across-countries and genders’, Manchester School 83(4), 423-450.
  5. Raitano, M., Vona, F., 2013. ‘Peer Heterogeneity, School Tracking and Students’ Performances: Evidence from PISA 2006’, Applied Economics 45(32), 4516-4532.
  6. Franzini, M., Raitano, M., and Vona, F., 2013. ‘The Channels of Intergenerational Transmission of Inequality: a cross-country comparison’, Rivista Italiana degli Economisti 2, 201-26.