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Tommaso Tempesti

Tommaso Tempesti
Tommaso TempestiAssistant Professor
  • College
    College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
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    (978) 934-2783
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Research Interests

International trade, health economics, labor economics

Effects of international trade on the labor market, occupational health


  • Ph D: Economics, (2011), Vanderbilt University - Nashville, TN
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Three Essays on International Trade and Labor Market Outcomes
  • BA: Philosophy, (2001), Universita di Firenze - Firenze, Italy


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Selected Publications

  • Sabbath, E.L., Williams, J.A., Boden, L.I., Tempesti, T., Wagner, G.R., Hopcia, K., Hashimoto, D., Sorensen, G. (2018) "Mental Health Expenditures: Association with Workplace Incivility and Bullying Among Hospital Patient Care Workers.", Journal of occupational and environmental medicine
  • Tempesti, T. (2016) "A Note on Wage Regressions and Benefits", Economics Bulletin 36:3 pp. 1580-1594
  • Tempesti, T. (2016) "Offshoring and the Skill-premium: Evidence from Individual Workers’ Data", World Economy 39:10 pp. 1628-1652
  • Tempesti, T., Lahiri, S., Gangopadhyay, S. (2015) "Is There an Economic Case for Training Intervention in the Manual Material Handling Sector of Developing Countries?", Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 58:2 pp. 207-214
  • Tempesti, T. (2015) "Offshoring and the Skill‐premium: Evidence from Individual Workers’ Data", The World Economy
  • Tempesti, T., Galizzi, M. (2015) "Workers’ Risk Tolerance and Occupational Injuries", Risk Analysis 35:10 pp. 1858-1875
  • Tempesti, T., Barkin, S., Gesell, S., Po'e, E., Escarfuller, J. (2012) "Culturally Tailored, Family-Centered, Behavioral Obesity Intervention for Latino-American Preschool-aged Children", Pediatrics 130:3 pp. 445-456
  • Po'e, E.K., Neureiter, C., Escarfuller, J., Gesell, S.B., Tempesti, T., Widman, P., Barkin, S.L. (2012) "Systematic Exposure to Recreation Centers Increases use by Latino Families with Young Children", Childhood Obesity 8:2 pp. 116-123

Selected Presentations

  • - Graduate Research Day, - Vanderbilt University, Tennessee
  • - Eastern Economics Association, March 2012 - Boston, MA
  • - Southern Economics Association Conference, April 2011 - University of Notre Dame, Indiana
  • - International Trade Seminar Workshop, 2010 - Vanderbilt University, Tennessee
  • - Southern Economics Association Conference, November 2010 - Atlanta
  • - All China Economics (ACE) International Conference, December 2009 - Hong Kong

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Dissertation Writer Fellow (2007), Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Center for Ethics
  • Graduate Fellowship/Assistantship (2003), Fellowship - Vanderbilt University