Alessandro Martinello

affiliated with the university, PhD

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Economics


  • Applied microeconometrics, Household finance, Labor economics, Savings


My research interest is within empirical microeconomics, with a particular focus on saving and wealth accumulation choices in the lifecycle. I exploit the analysis framework of policy evaluation to provide causal evidence on the mechanisms governing household decisions. I study topics in both household finance and labor economics


My main areas of teaching are public economics and labor economics. In addition, I collaborated on courses on applied microeconomics. I supervise both bachelor and master level empirically oriented theses

1. Teaching/Course responsibility:

- Lecturer

- Public Economics

- NEKG64

- 100%


- Lecturer

- Honors track – Advances in Empirical Economics


- 4 lectures for each of 2 groups (spring only)


2. Supervision of theses (including theses completed by Feb-19):

Undergraduate level (number of theses 2018): 3


Master level (number of theses 2018): 2


3. Examiner of theses (including theses completed by Feb-19):

Undergraduate level (number of theses 2018): 0


Master level (number of theses 2018): 0



4. Briefly describe development work in education – renewal of curriculum and/or pedagogical development:


Renewal (literature update) of the curriculum of Advanced Labor Economics (2019) in progress, adding new topics and shortening/removing less relevant ones.


Restructuring of topics ordering and structure of Public Economics (2018) – new slides/syllabus/examination form, literature/topic list unchanged



5. Involvement of guest teachers:




6. Programme responsibility (name of programme)



7. Additional work in education (e.g. planning, implementation, and pedagogical leadership)




8. Briefly describe your work with IT-supported teaching and learning

I upload slides and additional material in both Live@Lund, which I also use to communicate with students, and on my personal website. I make use of external tools as google spreadsheets to organize and coordinate the work of the students.

I interactively test students in the classroom using online tools to deliver live responses via smartphone/tablet



9. Production of cases, publications on teaching and learning, teaching materials and textbooks




Recent research outputs

Tommy Andersson, Ehlers, L. & Alessandro Martinello, 2018, 29 p. (Working Papers; no. 2018:7).

Research output: Working paper

Trapp, A. C., Teytelboym, A., Alessandro Martinello, Tommy Andersson & Ahani, N., 2018, 36 p. (Working Papers; no. 2018:23).

Research output: Working paper

Bingley, P. & Alessandro Martinello, 2017 Jun 12, Lund: Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy, 33 p. (Working Papers; vol. 2017, no. 9).

Research output: Working paper

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