Alessandro Malchiodi is a Ph.D. candidate in policy analysis at the Pardee RAND Graduate School and an assistant policy analyst at the RAND Corporation. His main research interest is human capital formation among underserved and disadvantaged populations. In particular, his doctoral dissertation studies the educational outcomes of immigrants and the for-profit higher education sector. He is co-author of peer-reviewed articles and reports in health and labor economics.
At the RAND Corporation, Malchiodi works in a variety of policy areas including education, social security, healthcare, economic development, and the economic impacts of the infringement of intellectual property rights. He has served stakeholders based in the United States, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
Malchiodi graduated with highest ranks from Bocconi University (Milan, Italy) with a B.A. in public administration and an M.Sc. in economics and social sciences, and he received a M.Phil. in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School. During his studies, he spent semesters in the Czech Republic (University of Economics - VSE, Prague) and in Mexico (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México - ITAM, Mexico City). Before joining RAND, he served at the Office for Foreign Trade of the Embassy of Italy in Mexico City, and he worked as a research assistant at Bocconi University and Vision, an Italian think tank.
- Economic Returns to For-Profit College Enrollment
- Home-Country Academic Preparation and Educational Outcomes of Immigrants in the U.S.
- Counterfeiting and Piracy in the European Union
- Medicare Payment Reform and Provider Entry and Exit
- Effects of the Financial Crisis on U.S. Households
Honors & Awards
- 2011 Graduate Student Poster Award, All-California Labor Economics Conference
- 2005 Special Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Record, UniversitÃ Commerciale Luigi Bocconi
- 2002 Soroptimist International Scholarship, UniversitÃ Commerciale Luigi Bocconi