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Monica Galizzi

Monica Galizzi
Monica GalizziChair of Economics, Professor
  • CollegeCollege of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • DepartmentEconomics
  • Phone(978) 934-2790
  • EmailMonica_Galizzi@uml.edu

Research Interests

Labor economics, the economics of disability, applied econometrics

Monica Galizzis field of specialization is labor economics. She also has interests in the areas of health and behavioral economics. Her research has focused on labor mobility and on the socio-economic outcomes of occupational injuries. She has written on the role played by wages, workers' status, career perspectives and gender in explaining differences in labor market attachment. She has also published on the return-to-work patterns of injured workers and on the different earnings and wealth losses experienced by male and female injured workers. Some of her recent research has focused on the problem of underreporting of workplace injuries and on the challenges of using both quantitative and qualitative data. Her current research is focusing on the relationship between occupational injuries and personal bankruptcy as well as on the effect that an occupational accident has on spouses' and children's well being.

Education

  • Ph D: Economics, (1994), Boston University - Boston, MA
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Mobility, Labor Reallocation and Wages
  • MS: Political Economy, (1990), Boston University - Boston, MA
  • Other, (1990), Universita Cattolica Bocconi and Universita Statale - Milan, Italy
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: An Analysis of Rural Labor Contracts in Developing Countries
  • Other, (1986), Universita Cattolica - Milan, Italy

Awards and Honors

  • Who's Who in America (2015)
  • Who's Who in American Education (2015)
  • Who's Who in Finance and Business (2015)
  • Member (2012) - National Academy of Social Insurance
  • Economics Department Teaching Award (2008) - Department of Economics, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Teaching Innovation Program (TIP) Certificate of Achievement (2008) - American Economic Association Committee on Economic Education
  • Eckstein Prize for best article on Eastern Economic Journal (2007) - Eastern Economic Association
  • Economics Department Teaching Award (2003) - Department of Economics, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • WhoÍs Who of American Women (1997)
  • Fellowship (1993) - International Centre for Economic Research
  • Ezio Tarantelli Award (1988)

Publications

  • Galizzi, M., Leombruni, R., Pacelli, L., Bena, A. (2016) "Injured Workers and Their Return to Work. Beyond Individual Disability and Economic Incentives ," Evidence - Based HRM 4:1 pp. 2-29
  • Galizzi, M., Merriman, K.K., Turner, L., HaynesBaratz, . (2016) "Pay Mix Policies as (Dis)incentives in Motivated Job Choice Decisions," Translational Issues in Psychological Science 2:2 pp. 184-191
  • Galizzi, M., Humberd, B., Merriman, K. (2016) "Mind The Pay Gap: Waging The Battle For Women’s Worth," Cognoscenti, WBUR
  • Tempesti, T., Galizzi, M. (2015) "Workers’ Risk Tolerance and Occupational Injuries," Risk Analysis 35:10 pp. 1858-1875
  • Galizzi, M., Leombruni, R., Pacelli, L., Bena, A., Piemonte, E. (2014) "," LABORatorio R. Revelli, Centre for Employment Studies Working Paper no. 139
  • Galizzi, M. (2014) "Bringing Adam Smith’s Pin Factory to Life: Field Trips and Discussions as Forms of Experiential Learning," Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 14:5 pp. 27-47
  • Galizzi, M., Hillier, A. (2014) "Employment Outcomes for Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders," Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal 10:1 pp. 69-82
  • Galizzi, M. (2013) "On the Recurrence of Occupational Injuries and Workers' Compensation Claims," Health Economics 22: pp. 582-599
  • Galizzi, M. (2012) "On the Recurrence of Occupational Injuries and Workers' Compensation Claims," Health Economics
  • Galizzi, M., MIESMAA, P., Punnett, L., Slatin, C. (2010) "Injured Workers Underreporting in the Health Care Industry: An Analysis Using Quantitative, Qualitative, and Observational Data," Industrial Relations 49:1 pp. 22-43
  • Galizzi, M., Boyer, J., Cifuentes, M., D'Errico, A., Gore, R., Punnett, L., Slatin, C. (2009) "Ergonomic and Socioeconomic Risk Factors for Hospital Workers' Compensation Injury Claims," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 52:7 pp. 551-562
  • Galizzi, M., Zagorsky, J.L. (2009) "How Do On-The-Job Injuries and Illnesses Impact Wealth?," Labour Economics 16:1 pp. 26-36
  • Galizzi, M., Boyer, J., Cifuentes, M., d'Errico, A., Gore, R., Punnett, L., Slatin, C. (2009) "Ergonomic and Socioeconomic Risk Factors for Hospital Workers' Compensation Injury Claims.," American journal of industrial medicine 52:7 pp. 551-62
  • Galizzi, M. (2005) "Wage Changes, Establishment Growth, and the Effect of Composition Bias," Eastern Economic Journal 31:2 pp. 165-184
  • Galizzi, M., Boden, L.I. (2003) "Income losses of women and injured at work," Journal of Human Resources 38:3 pp. 722-757
  • Galizzi, M., Boden, L.I. (2003) "The Return to Work of Injured Workers: Evidence from Matched Unemployment Insurance and Workers' Compensation Data," Labour Economics 10:3 pp. 311-337
  • Galizzi, M. (2001) "Gender and Labor Attachment: Do Within-Firms' Relative Wages Matter?," Industrial Relations 40:4
  • Galizzi, M., Boden, L.I. (1999) "Economic Consequences of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses: Lost Earnings and Benefit Adequacy," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 36:5 pp. 487-503

Presentations

  • Bringing Economics Texts to Life - 38th Eastern Economic Association Annual Meeting, March 2012 - Boston, Massachusetts
  • Bringing Economics Texts to Life - First National Conference on Teaching Economics, Stanford, June 2011 - California
  • Do Firms Perceive a Need for Health and Environmental Government Regulations? Evidence from a Survey of U.S. Nanotechnologies Executives - Annual Meeting of the National Business Economic Society, March 2011 - Curacao
  • On the Relationship between Occupational Injuries and Personal Bankruptcy - 37th Eastern Economic Association Annual Meeting, February 2011 - New York
  • On the Determinants of Recurrent Occupational Injuries and WorkersÕ Compensation Claims - Annual Conference of the American Society of Health Economists, 2010 - Ithaca, NY
  • On the Recurrence of Occupational Injuries and WorkersÕ Compensations Claims - Annual Meeting of the Workers Compensation Research Group, November 2010
  • Occupational Injuries and Successful Returns to Work. An Assessment Based on a New Italian Dataset - Applied Econometric Association Conference on the Econometric of Healthy Human Resources, May 2010 - Rome, Italy
  • An Assessment of the Impact of Online Quizzes and Textbook Resources on Students' Learning - First Annual Faculty Development Conference, April 2010 - University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell Massachusetts
  • The Recurrence of Occupational Injuries: Who is to blame? - 1st International conference on Labor Market and the Household, November 2009 - Torino, Italy
  • Do Firms Perceive a Need for Health and Environmental Government Regulations? Evidence from a Survey of U.S. Nanotechnologies Executives - 5th Eastern Economic Association Annual Meeting, February 2009 - New York
  • Socioeconomic Status and Ergonomic Risk Factors for Hospital Workers' Compensation Injury Claim Reporting - Annual Meeting of the Workers Compensation Research Group, November 2008
  • An Assessment of Course Websites and Online Textbook Resources on Students Learning - University of Massachusetts Instructional Technology Conference on the Scholarship of Learning and Teaching, April 2007 - Sturbridge, Massachusetts
  • A Study of Injured Workers Reporting - Annual Meeting of the Workers Compensation Research Group, November 2006
  • Reporting of Occupational Injuries in Healthcare Facilities: Findings Form Hospitals, Long Term Care, and Other Settings, November 2006 - Boston, Massachusetts
  • Occupational Injuries, Workers Reporting and Firms Policies in the Health Care Industry: the Challenges and Rewards of Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methodologies - Conference on the Analysis of Firms and Employees, September 2006 - Nuremberg, Germany
  • Beyond Income Losses: The Impact of Occupational Injuries on Wealth, Bankruptcy, and Health Insurance - NIOSH National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Symposium 2006: Research Makes a Difference, April 2006
  • It's Part of the Job: How Health Care Restructuring and the Culture of Health Care Contribute to the Detriment of the Health and Safety of Workers in Community Hospitals and Nursing Homes - The 5th International Conference on Organizational Behavior in Health Care (OBHC), April 2006 - University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
  • New Injury, Same Worker! A Study of the Pre-injury Factors Explaining Multiple Occupational Accidents - 33rd Eastern Economic Association Annual Meeting, February 2006 - New York
  • How Do On-the-Job Injuries and Illnesses Impact Wealth? - EALE/SOLE Joint Conference, 2005 - San Francisco, CA
  • Occupational Injuries, Reporting and Socioeconomic Status in the Healthcare Industry - Annual Meeting of the Workers Compensation Research Group, November 2005
  • Occupational Injuries and Wealth Losses: Is There a Relationship? - 31st Eastern Economic Association Annual Meeting, March 2005 - New York
  • How Do On-the-Job Injuries and Illnesses Impact Wealth? - Annual Meeting of the Workers Compensation Research Group, March 2005
  • Do On-The-Job Injuries Jeopardize Employment Relationships? - 30th Eastern Economic Association Annual Meeting, February 2004 - Washington D.C.
  • Income Losses of Women and Men Injured at Work - Conference of the Applied Econometric Association: Econometrics of Wages, 2002 - Brussels, Belgium
  • Multidisciplinary Research Team Approaches to Promoting Health and Safe Employment in Healthcare: Promises and Pitfalls - Sixth Annual CITA Conference: Approaches to Sustainable Regional Development: Supporting Public Health and a Healthy Society, November 2002 - Lowell, Massachusetts
  • The Impact of Workplace Injury and Illness in the Healthcare Sector on Regional Economic and Social Well-Being - Sixth Annual CITA Conference: Approaches to Sustainable Regional Development: Supporting Public Health and a Healthy Society, November 2002 - Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Health and Socioeconomic Status: How do Economists Approach this Topic? - Retreat of the PHASE project (Promoting Healthy and Safe Environment in Healthcare), June 2001 - University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell Massachusetts
  • Gender and Income After On-The-Job Injuries - Sixth Women's Policy Research Conference: The Status of Women: Facing the Facts, Forging the Future, June 2001 - Washington, D.C.
  • The Return to Work of Injured Workers: New Evidence from Matched Unemployment Insurance and WorkersÕ Compensation Data - First Joint Conference of the U.S. Society of Labor Economists and European Associations of Labor Economists (SOLE and EALE), June 2000 - Milan, Italy
  • The Workers' Story: Results of a Survey of Workers Injured in Wisconsin - Wisconsin Advisory Council, February 1999 - Madison, Wisconsin
  • How Do Workers Fare? A Study of Injured Workers in Wisconsin - Workers Compensation Institute Annual Issues and Research Conference, March 1998 - Wisconsin
  • What Are the Most Important Factors Shaping Return to Work? - National Symposium on Workers' Compensation, July 1997 - New Brunswick
  • Determinants of Return to Work: Implications for Managed Care - Workers Compensation Institute Annual Issues and Research Conference, March 1997
  • Gender and the Return to Work of Injured Workers - Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association, January 1997 - New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Gender Discrimination and Quit Behavior: Do Future Wages Matter? - Annual Meeting of the Eastern Economic Association, March 1996 - Boston, MA
  • Gender and Labor Attachment: An Analysis for Italian Workers - Tenth Annual Congress of the European Economic Association, September 1995 - Prague, The Czech Lands
  • The Composition Effect: Wage Changes and Establishment Growth - Ninth Annual Congress of the European Economic Association, September 1994 - Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • Relative Wages, Gender and Quits: An Analysis for Short-Tenure Workers - Conference on Colloquia on Economic Research, June 1994 - Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
  • Wage Changes and Establishment Growth - Conference on Colloquia on Economic Research, June 1994 - Milan, Italy
  • Relative Wages, Wage Growth, and Quit Behavior - Conference on Frontiers of Economic Research, May 1993 - Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
  • Relative Wages and Labor Attachment - Conference on Labor Market Dynamics, September 1992 - Turin, Italy

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • (2010), -
    Galizzi, M. (Supporting)
  • UML Grant for Research and Scholarship (2009), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell
    Galizzi, M. (Principal)
  • Research Scientist Development Award (2003), Grant - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Galizzi, M. (Principal)
  • (2000), Grant - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
    Galizzi, M. (Other), Slatin, C., Punnett, L.
  • Seed Grant Research Proposal (2001), Grant - Committee on Industrial Theory and Assessment (CITA)
    Galizzi, M. (Principal)
  • Joseph P. Healey Endowment Grant (2000), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell
    Galizzi, M. (Principal)