Giacomo Ponzetto

Giacomo Ponzetto is Researcher at Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional and Ramon y Cajal Researcher at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He has been a Research Affiliate of the Centre for Economic Policy Research since 2011. He is a recipient of the BBVA Foundation Grant for Researchers, Innovators and Cultural Creators.

Professor Ponzetto is associate editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association.

Content by Giacomo Ponzetto
  • Project

    Infrastructure, incentives and institutions

    Expensive infrastructure is ineffective if it doesn't travel the last mile. In nineteenth-century New York and modern Zambia, disease spread when urbanites chose not to use newly built sanitation infrastructure to save money. Either subsidies or Pigouvian fines can internalise the externalities that occur when people don't use sanitation infrastructure, but with weak...

    23 Jun 2016 | Nava Ashraf, Edward Glaeser, Giacomo Ponzetto