Francesco Cinnirella is Assistant Professor in the field of Historical Economics and Development. Francesco is also CESifo and CEPR Research Affiliate and CAGE Research Associate. He held visiting positions at the University of Munich, Mannheim, and Bayreuth. He was also Visiting Scholar at Brown University.
Francesco’s research focuses on the determinants of long-run growth and comparative development. In particular, he studies the complex interactions between fertility and education, the political-economic determinants of the accumulation of human capital, and the determinants of technological innovation.
Francesco has won a competitive research grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG) and he has published in leading field journals such as the Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Development Economics, Explorations in Economic History, and Demography.