Dr Alberto Ciancio

  • Lecturer in Applied Economics (Economics)

email: Alberto.Ciancio@glasgow.ac.uk
pronouns: He/him/his

The University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ

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ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5346-0885

Biography

Alberto Ciancio joined the Adam Smith Business School as a Lecturer in Applied Economics. He received a PhD in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 2017. Prior to joining the Adam Smith Business School, he held research positions at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Lausanne. His research interests span topics in development economics, health economics and political economy. His current research focuses on Sub-Saharan Africa and in particular on Malawi where he spent several months conducting fieldwork. In this context, he ran and evaluated a health information intervention through a randomised control trial.

Research interests

Alberto is a member of the School's Applied Economics research cluster.

Areas of expertise:

  • Development economics 
  • Demography health economics
  • Behavioural economics
  • Political economy 

Publications

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Jump to: 2024 | 2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020
Number of items: 12.

2024

Pesando, L. M., De Cao, E., La Mattina, G. and Ciancio, A. (2024) Status (in)consistency in education and violent parenting practices towards children. Social Science and Medicine, 351, 116954. (doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2024.116954)

Ciancio, A. , Delavande, A., Kohler, H.-P. and Kohler, I. V. (2024) Mortality risk information, survival expectations and sexual behaviours. Economic Journal, (doi: 10.1093/ej/uead116) (Early Online Publication)

2023

Ciancio, A. , Behrman, J., Kämpfen, F., Kohler, I. V., Maurer, J., Mwapasa, V. and Kohler, H.-P. (2023) Barker's hypothesis among the global poor: positive long-term cardiovascular effects of in utero famine exposure. Demography, 60(6), pp. 1747-1766. (doi: 10.1215/00703370-11052790) (PMID:37937904) (PMCID:PMC10875974)

Ciancio, A. and Kämpfen, F. (2023) The heterogeneous effects of internet voting. European Journal of Political Economy, (doi: 10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2023.102444) (In Press)

Zhang, A. , Gagné, T., Walsh, D. , Ciancio, A. , Proto, E. and McCartney, G. (2023) Trends in psychological distress in Great Britain, 1991-2019: evidence from three representative surveys. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 77(7), pp. 468-473. (doi: 10.1136/jech-2022-219660) (PMID:37188500)

2022

Ciancio, A. and García-Jimeno, C. (2022) The political economy of immigration enforcement: conflict and cooperation under federalism. Review of Economics and Statistics, (doi: 10.1162/rest_a_01266) (Early Online Publication)

Kohler, I. V., Kämpfen, F., Ciancio, A. , Mwera, J., Mwapasa, V. and Kohler, H.-P. (2022) Curtailing Covid-19 on a dollar-a-day in Malawi: Role of community leadership for shaping public health and economic responses to the pandemic. World Development, 151, 105753. (doi: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2021.105753) (PMID:34848913)

Kohler, I. V., Ciancio, A. , Kämpfen, F., Kohler, H.-P., Mwapasa, V., Chilima, B., Vinkhumbo, S., Mwera, J. and Maurer, J. (2022) Pain is widespread and predicts poor mental health among older adults in rural Malawi. Innovation in Aging, 6(3), igac008. (doi: 10.1093/geroni/igac008) (PMID:35542563) (PMCID:PMC9074811)

2021

Ciancio, A. , Kämpfen, F., Kohler, H.-P. and Kohler, I. V. (2021) Health screening for emerging non-communicable disease burdens among the global poor: Evidence from sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Health Economics, 75, 102388. (doi: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2020.102388) (PMID:33249266) (PMCID:PMC7855787)

2020

Kämpfen, F., Kohler, I. V., Ciancio, A. , Bruine de Bruin, W., Maurer, J. and Kohler, H.-P. (2020) Predictors of mental health during the Covid-19 pandemic in the US: Role of economic concerns, health worries and social distancing. PLoS ONE, 15(11), e0241895. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0241895) (PMID:33175894) (PMCID:PMC7657497)

Kohler, I. V., Bandawe, C., Ciancio, A. , Kämpfen, F., Payne, C. F., Mwera, J., Mkandawire, J. and Kohler, H.-P. (2020) Cohort profile: the mature adults cohort of the Malawi longitudinal study of families and health (MLSFH-MAC). BMJ Open, 10(10), e038232. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-038232) (PMID:33067285) (PMCID:PMC7569924)

Ciancio, A. , Kämpfen, F., Kohler, I. V., Bennett, D., Bruine de Bruin, W., Darling, J., Kapteyn, A., Maurer, J. and Kohler, H.-P. (2020) Know your epidemic, know your response: Early perceptions of COVID-19 and self-reported social distancing in the United States. PLoS ONE, 15(9), e0238341. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0238341) (PMID:32886671) (PMCID:PMC7473541)

This list was generated on Thu May 23 21:30:16 2024 BST.
Jump to: Articles
Number of items: 12.

Articles

Pesando, L. M., De Cao, E., La Mattina, G. and Ciancio, A. (2024) Status (in)consistency in education and violent parenting practices towards children. Social Science and Medicine, 351, 116954. (doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2024.116954)

Ciancio, A. , Delavande, A., Kohler, H.-P. and Kohler, I. V. (2024) Mortality risk information, survival expectations and sexual behaviours. Economic Journal, (doi: 10.1093/ej/uead116) (Early Online Publication)

Ciancio, A. , Behrman, J., Kämpfen, F., Kohler, I. V., Maurer, J., Mwapasa, V. and Kohler, H.-P. (2023) Barker's hypothesis among the global poor: positive long-term cardiovascular effects of in utero famine exposure. Demography, 60(6), pp. 1747-1766. (doi: 10.1215/00703370-11052790) (PMID:37937904) (PMCID:PMC10875974)

Ciancio, A. and Kämpfen, F. (2023) The heterogeneous effects of internet voting. European Journal of Political Economy, (doi: 10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2023.102444) (In Press)

Zhang, A. , Gagné, T., Walsh, D. , Ciancio, A. , Proto, E. and McCartney, G. (2023) Trends in psychological distress in Great Britain, 1991-2019: evidence from three representative surveys. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 77(7), pp. 468-473. (doi: 10.1136/jech-2022-219660) (PMID:37188500)

Ciancio, A. and García-Jimeno, C. (2022) The political economy of immigration enforcement: conflict and cooperation under federalism. Review of Economics and Statistics, (doi: 10.1162/rest_a_01266) (Early Online Publication)

Kohler, I. V., Kämpfen, F., Ciancio, A. , Mwera, J., Mwapasa, V. and Kohler, H.-P. (2022) Curtailing Covid-19 on a dollar-a-day in Malawi: Role of community leadership for shaping public health and economic responses to the pandemic. World Development, 151, 105753. (doi: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2021.105753) (PMID:34848913)

Kohler, I. V., Ciancio, A. , Kämpfen, F., Kohler, H.-P., Mwapasa, V., Chilima, B., Vinkhumbo, S., Mwera, J. and Maurer, J. (2022) Pain is widespread and predicts poor mental health among older adults in rural Malawi. Innovation in Aging, 6(3), igac008. (doi: 10.1093/geroni/igac008) (PMID:35542563) (PMCID:PMC9074811)

Ciancio, A. , Kämpfen, F., Kohler, H.-P. and Kohler, I. V. (2021) Health screening for emerging non-communicable disease burdens among the global poor: Evidence from sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Health Economics, 75, 102388. (doi: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2020.102388) (PMID:33249266) (PMCID:PMC7855787)

Kämpfen, F., Kohler, I. V., Ciancio, A. , Bruine de Bruin, W., Maurer, J. and Kohler, H.-P. (2020) Predictors of mental health during the Covid-19 pandemic in the US: Role of economic concerns, health worries and social distancing. PLoS ONE, 15(11), e0241895. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0241895) (PMID:33175894) (PMCID:PMC7657497)

Kohler, I. V., Bandawe, C., Ciancio, A. , Kämpfen, F., Payne, C. F., Mwera, J., Mkandawire, J. and Kohler, H.-P. (2020) Cohort profile: the mature adults cohort of the Malawi longitudinal study of families and health (MLSFH-MAC). BMJ Open, 10(10), e038232. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-038232) (PMID:33067285) (PMCID:PMC7569924)

Ciancio, A. , Kämpfen, F., Kohler, I. V., Bennett, D., Bruine de Bruin, W., Darling, J., Kapteyn, A., Maurer, J. and Kohler, H.-P. (2020) Know your epidemic, know your response: Early perceptions of COVID-19 and self-reported social distancing in the United States. PLoS ONE, 15(9), e0238341. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0238341) (PMID:32886671) (PMCID:PMC7473541)

This list was generated on Thu May 23 21:30:16 2024 BST.

Grants

2021-2022 (Co-PI) Diverse Global Communities and Local Resource Allocation — Penn SAS Making a difference in global communities ($50,000)

2020-2022 (Investigator) Leveraging Social Networks and Linkage to Care to Foster Healthy Aging in a Low-Income Context — NIH R03 AG069817 ($160,584)

2018 (Co-PI) Social networks, NCDs and Aging: Leveraging social dynamics for efficient health interventions among older persons in low-income countries — PARC Pilot Grant ($19,643), University of Pennsylvania

Supervision

Alberto is interested in applied microeconomics projects.

Additional information

Personal website: Alberto Ciancio

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