Curriculum Docente


2005 Ph.D. in “Economia Politica”, University of Napoli “Federico II”

2002 M.Sc. in Economics, University of York (UK).

2000 Laurea in “Economia e Commercio”, University of Salerno.

Fellowships and Research Projects

2007 Visiting researcher at CEPS/INSTEAD (Centre d'Etudes de Populations, de Pauvreté et de Politiques Socio-Economiques).

2005-07 Researcher at Collegio Carlo Alberto (Center for Research on Pensions and Welfare Policies - CeRP).

2003 Marie Curie Fellowship at “Centrum voor Sociaal Beleid” (CSB) Universiteit Antwerpen (B).

2003 Visiting researcher at “European Centre for Analysis in Social Sciences” ISER - University of Essex (UK).


Abatemarco A (2023), "Optimal redistribution behind the veil of ignorance". Economia Politica, forthcoming, (joint with Stroffolini F).

Abatemarco A (2022), “The Dynamics of the Gender Gap at Retirement in Italy: Evidence from SHARE”, Italian Economic Journal, forthcoming, (joint with Russolillo M.).

Abatemarco A (2022), “Absolute and Relative Gender Gap in Pensions: the Impact of the Transition from DB to NDC in Italy”. In: Corazza, M., Perna, C., Pizzi, C., Sibillo, M. (eds) Mathematical and Statistical Methods for Actuarial Sciences and Finance. MAF 2022 (joint with Russolillo M.).

Abatemarco A (2021), “J. Rosenfeld: You’re paid what you’re worth—and other myths of the modern economy”, Journal of Economics, 133(2), 191-194.

Abatemarco A (2020), “Measuring Disparities in Access to Health Care. A Proposal Based on an Ex-ante Perspective”, Social Indicators Research, 150, 549-568 (joint with Aria M., Beraldo S., and Stroffolini F.).

Abatemarco A (2020), “Fiscal Illusion and Progressive Taxation with Retrospective Voting”, Economic and Political Studies, 8(2), 246-273 (joint with Dell’Anno R.).

Abatemarco A (2020), “Equality of Opportunity in Health Care: Access and Equal Access Revisited”, International Review of Economics, 67(1), 13-29, (joint with Beraldo S. and Stroffolini F.).

Abatemarco A (2018), “Decentralization, Autonomy, Independence. To What Extent Can a Formal Constitution Be Stretched Out?”. Politica Economica, XXXIV, 195-206 (joint with S. Beraldo).

Abatemarco A (2017), “Evaluating Economic Mobility under Opportunity Egalitarianism”, International Journal of Economics and Finance, 9, 260-277.

Abatemarco A (2017), “Is Growth of the Pro-Poor Kind? A `Leftist' Perspective to Pro-Poor Growth Measurement”, Journal of International and Global Economic Studies, 10, 22-37.

Abatemarco A (2016), "Doing Rawls Justice: Evidence from the PSID", Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, 10 (2016-33): 1-39.

Abatemarco A (2015), “A Gini approach to inequality of opportunity: evidence from PSID”, Empirical Economics, , 49(4), 1497-1519.

Abatemarco A (2013), "Certainty equivalent citation: generalized classes of citation indexes", Scientometrics, 94(1), 263-271 (joint with R. Dell'Anno).

Abatemarco A (2013), "A bibliometric evaluation of the research outputs of Italian economists", Economia Politica, XXX(1), pp. 97-126 (joint with R. Dell'Anno).

Abatemarco A (2012), "Italian Reform of the Academic Recruitment System. An Appraisal of ANVUR and CUN Benchmarks for Assessing Candidates and Commissioners", Rivista Italiana degli Economisti, XVII(3), pp. 441-479 (joint with R. Dell'Anno).

Abatemarco A., (2010), "Measuring Inequality of Opportunity through Between-Group Inequality Components", Journal of Economic Inequality, 8(4), pp. 475-490.

Abatemarco, A. (2010), “A Note on Complaints and Deprivation”, in M. Faggini ans C.P. Vinci (eds.), Decision Theory and Choices: a Complexity Approach, pp. 213-219.

Abatemarco, A. (2009), “Measurement Issues for Adequacy Comparisons among Pension Systems”, ENEPRI Research Reports, no.64.

Abatemarco, A., (2005), “Income Mobility Comparisons and Equivalizing Transformations”, Journal of Income Distribution, 13(1-2), pp. 44-55.

Abatemarco, A., (2005), “Detecting Structural Changes in the Italian Stock Market through Complexity”, in M. Salzano and A. Kirman (eds.), Economics: Complex Windows, pp. 151-164, Springer.

Research interests

Social welfare, inequality and social mobility comparisons, distributive justice, pension and fiscal systems, tax evasion, bibliometry.