Osea Giuntella

Osea Giuntella is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics of the University of Pittsburgh. His areas of interest are health, labor and economic demography. He is also a Research Fellow at IZA and at the Global Labor Organization. He obtained his PhD in Economics at Boston University and was a post-doc at the Blavatnik School of Government (University of Oxford) and a Research Fellow at Nuffield College. He has published in journals such as the Journal of Health Economics, Health Economics, Demography, and the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.

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