Data Projects

US Unemployment Insurance Financing Policies Database 

First harmonized dataset including information on the unemployment insurance financing policies in effect in US states throughout recent decades. Work in progress.

"Each state has stacks of statistics, but they lie largely unused for policy purposes." (R. Lester, 1962, The Economics of Unemployment Compensation).

Gender Quota Policies in Italian Regional Governments 

First dataset including information on gender quotas governing regional elections in Italy. Soon available.