Giovanni Peri

Giovanni Peri

Scholar Title: Professor

Department: Department of Economics

Colleges / Universities: University of California, Davis


1153 SSH
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Phone Number: 530-754-0515


Personal Website: Giovanni Peri

Giovanni Peri is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Davis. Additionally, he is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the founding director of the UC Davis Global Migration Center, an interdisciplinary research group focusing on international migrations. His research focuses on the impact of international migrations on labor markets and productivity of the receiving countries and on the determinants of international migrations. He has expertise in labor economics, urban economics, and the economics of international migrations.

Professor Peri is Editor of the “Journal of the European Economic Association” and in the Editorial Board of several Academic Journals in Economics. He has published in several academic journals including, among many others, the American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, The Review of Economics and Statistics, the Economic Journal, the Journal of European Economic Association, the Journal of International Economics and the Journal of Labor Economics.

Professor Peri has received several grants for the study of international migrations from foundations and international organizations, including the National Science Foundation, the Russel Sage Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the World Bank, and the Volkswagen Foundation.


B.S. Economics and Social Sciences, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, 1992

Doctoral Degree Economics, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, 1997

Ph.D. Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1998