Orazio Attanasio

J-PAL Affiliated Professor

Professor of Economics

Yale University

Orazio Attanasio is the Cowles Professor of Economics at Yale University, a Research Fellow and one of the Directors of the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy, and co-director of the Centre for the Evaluation of Development Policies (EDePo@IFS) at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Orazio also edits Quantitative Economics. His research has focused on household consumption and saving behavior over the life cycle, risk sharing, labor supply and housing markets. More recently he has worked on the impact and design of conditional cash transfers (CCTs), on education choices and on early childhood development interventions as well as on the measurement of subjective expectations.

Orazio earned his PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science.