Professor of Economics
Giovanni Peri received his degree in Economics from UC Berkeley in 1998. His research focuses on the determinants of international migrations and their impact on labor markets, productivity, and investments.
Peri is also a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a CESifo Research Fellow, a CReAM External Fellow and member of the editorial board in the Journal of Urban Economics, Journal of Population Economics and Regional Science and Urban Economics. Prior to coming to UC Davis, he visited the European University Institute as the Jean Monnet Fellow in 2000-01 and taught at UCLA Economics Department as a Global Fellow in 2004-05. During the academic year 2010-11, he was a visiting research professor in Bocconi University, Milano.