Francesco Amodio

Assistant Professor Francesco Amodio

Assistant Professor

Department of Economics
Stephen Leacock Building
855 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2T7
francesco.amodio [at] (Email)


Departmental Profile

Dr. Amodio is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and a member of the Institute for the Study Of International Development. He studies market imperfections and their impact on the productivity and efficiency of organizations. He was a Visiting Professor at Yale University, and is also a Research Affiliate at the Montreal Partnership for Human Resource Management, the Centre for Economic Policy Research, the Institute for the Study of Labor and the Centre Interuniv. de Recherche en Économie Quantitative. His work had been published on The Review of Economic Studies, Journal of the European Economic Association and the Economic Journal.



  • Labor Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Political Economy



PhD in Economics (2015): Universitat Pompeu Fabra


Recent Publications

Input Allocation, Workforce Management and Productivity Spillovers: Evidence from Personnel Data with Miguel A. Martinez CarrascoThe Review of Economic Studies 85(4), 2018, 1937-1970.

Ethnicity and Violence During Democratic Transitions: Evidence from South Africa with Giorgio ChiovelliJournal of the European Economic Association 16(4), 2018, 1234-1280.

Making Do with What You Have: Conflict, Input Misallocation and Firm Performance with Michele Di Maio,The Economic Journal 128(615), 2018, 2559-2612.