Members of the Board

Furio Camillo ROSATI
Furio Camillo ROSATI

CEIS Director - Full Professor

Affiliation: Department of Economics and Finance (DEF) - University of Tor Vergata

Other Affiliation: CEIS, IZA, CHILD

Address: via Columbia n. 2, 00133 Roma

Telephone: +39 06 7259 5618 - Fax: +39 062020687

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Research Interests: public economics, household economics and development economics


Furio Camillo Rosati is a Professor of Public Finance at the University of Tor Vergata, Rome in the Faculty of Economics. He received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Rome, Faculty of Law (1976), a Master of Science in Economics (1979) and a Philosophy Doctor in Economics, both from the London School of Economics and Political Science (1984).

In addition to his position at the University of Tor Vergata, Professor Rosati is currently the Project Director for "Understanding Children's Work" (UCW) an inter-agency research initiative on child labor involving the International Labor Organization, UNICEF and the World Bank. UCW was established in 2000 and is aimed at improving information and research capacity in the area of child labor and youth employment.


The 5 most recent Publications

  • Industrial structure and child labour. Evidence from Brazil, with M. Manacorda, , Economic Development and Cultural Change, July, n.4, 2011
  • Household Vulnerability and Child Labor: the effect of shocks, credit rationing and insurance, with L. Guarcello and F. Mealli, Journal of Population Economics, 23, 1, 2010
  • Local labor demand and child labor, with M. Manacorda, in Child labour and Transition between School and Work, Research in Labour Economics, Vol. 31, 2010
  • The puzzle of Idle children neither in school nor at work in economic activities, in The World of Child Labour, Ed. Hindman, Sharpe, 2009
  • Influence of orphanhood in children’s schooling and labour, in The World of Child Labour, Ed. Hindman, Sharpe, 2009

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Events & Presentations

The 5 most recent Events & Presentations

  • 2013 Global Monitor Report (GMR) Advisory Board Meeting, UNESCO, February 11-12, 2013, Paris
  • Ideas4Work – Youth Employability and Entrepreneurship in Africa, The Global Partnership for Youth Employment (The World Bank, The Youth Employment Network of the ILO, the international Youth foundation, The Understanding Children’s Work Programme), January 23-25, 2012, Dakar
  • Innovating in Design: Evidence for Impact in Health, The World Bank, December 10-14, 2012, Cape Town
  • Child labor in Africa: a challenge to development, The World Bank, June 12, 2012, Washington DC
  • Research Conference on 'Key Lessons from the Crisis and Way Forward, ILO, February 16, 2012, Geneva

Research Programs & Projects

  • The Understanding Children’s Work (UCW) Programme, a joint ILO, WB and UNICEF research initiative on child labour