CEIS Researchers

Joanna Aleksandra KOPINSKA

Affiliation: CEIS - University of Tor Vergata

Address: via Columbia n. 2, 00133 Roma

Telephone: +39 06 7259 5627

Research Interests: Health economics, Relationship between socioeconomic status and health, Education and human capital development, Evaluation and empirical methods.


Joanna has been a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic and International Studies since 2009. In July 2012 she received her Ph.D. from the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” for her thesis on applied health economics. She holds a Master’s degree in Development Economics and International Cooperation, and a Master’s degree in Finance and Banking.


The 5 most recent Publications

  • “As you sow, so you shall reap: the intergenerational transmission of cognitive abilities and economic outcomes in UK” with V. Conti, CEIS wp, 2012 ftp://www.ceistorvergata.it/repec/rpaper/RP219.pdf
  • “Body weight of Italians: the weight of Education” with V. Atella, CEIS wp, 2012 ftp://www.ceistorvergata.it/repec/rpaper/RP189.pdf
  • “Copayment policies and drug compliance: evidence based on a quantile regression approach” with V. Atella, CEIS wp, 2012 ftp://www.ceistorvergata.it/repec/rpaper/RP247.pdf
  • “Criterio di ripartizione e simulazione a medio e lungo termine della spesa sanitaria in Italia: una proposta operativa”, with V. Atella, 2012
  • “The methods of public programmes evaluation”, conference letters: “Accounting and managing in XXI century”, Szczecin University, Poland, 2006:04

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Events & Presentations

The 5 most recent Events & Presentations

  • July 2012 – PhD seminar
  • June 2012 - Young Economists Workshop – University of Bologna, Forli’
  • Dec 2011 - Bank of Italy: Brucchi-Luchino Labour Economics Workshop

Research Programs & Projects

  • Phenomenon of obesity in Italy
, its socio-economic causes and consequences
  • Local healthcare units (ASL) expenditure: resource allocation, capitation formula and long-term health expenditure

  • Individual health expenditure, policy interventions and distribution of pathologies
  • Prevention
  • Education policies, nutrition and socio-economic status in relation to health outcomes

  • Intergenerational transmission of cognition in UK

  • Epidemiological and economic analysis of compliance in medical treatments

Awards and Grants