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Decio Coviello

Associate Professor,  Department of Applied Economics

Decio  Coviello

Contact information

HEC Montréal
3000, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H3T 2A7

Email: decio.coviello@hec.ca
Phone: 514-340-1601
Secretary: 514-340-6464
Fax: 514-340-6469
Office: 4.131

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Other title(s)

Chairholder Canada Research Chair in Economics


  • Ph.D. (Economics), European University Institute
  • Master of Advanced Studies in Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
  • Master (Economics and Finance), University of Naples Federico II


  • Political Economy
  • Procurement
  • Labor

Current research


This publication selection covers the last five years.


Journal articles (10)

CLARK, Robert, COVIELLO, Decio, GAUTHIER, Jean-François, SHNEYEROV, Artyom; « Bid Rigging and Entry Deterrence in Public Procurement: Evidence from an Investigation into Collusion and Corruption in Quebec », Journal of Law, Economics & Organization, vol. 34, no 3, 2018, p. 301-363.

COVIELLO, Decio, GUGLIELMO, Andrea, SPAGNOLO, Giancarlo; « The Effect of Discretion on Procurement Performance », Management Science, vol. 64, no 2, 2018, p. 715-738.

COVIELLO, Decio, MORETTI, Luigi, SPAGNOLO, Giancarlo, VALBONESI, Paola; « Court Efficiency and Procurement Performance », The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, vol. 120, no 3, 2018, p. 826-858.

COVIELLO, Decio, GAGLIARDUCCI, Stefano; « Tenure in Office and Public Procurement », American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, vol. 9, no 3, 2017, p. 1-59.

L BRAY, Robert, COVIELLO, Decio, ICHINO, Andrea, PERSICO, Nicola; « Multitasking, Multiarmed Bandits, and the Italian Judiciary », Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, vol. 18, no 4, 2016, p. 545-558.

COVIELLO, Decio, PERSICO, Nicola; « An Economic Analysis of Black-White Disparities in the New York Police Department's Stop-and-Frisk Program », Journal of Legal Studies, vol. 44, no 2, 2015, p. 315-360.

COVIELLO, Decio, ICHINO, Andrea, PERSICO, Nicola; « THE INEFFICIENCY OF WORKER TIME USE », Journal of the European Economic Association, vol. 13, no 5, 2015, p. 906-947.

COVIELLO, Decio, MARINIELLO, Mario; « Publicity requirements in public procurement: Evidence from a regression discontinuity design », Journal of Public Economics, vol. 109, 2014, p. 76-100.

COVIELLO, Decio, ICHINO, Andrea, PERSICO, Nicola; « Time Allocation and Task Juggling », American Economic Review, vol. 104, no 2, 2014, p. 609-623.

BECCHETTI, Leonardo, CAIAZZA, Stefano, COVIELLO, Decio; « Financial Education and Investment Attitudes in High Schools: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment », Applied Financial Economics, Vol. 23, no 10, 2013, p. 817-836.

This award and honor selection covers the last five years.

Prix de recherche Nouveau chercheur 2014, Ce prix souligne l’excellence en ce qui a trait aux publications scientifiques et professionnelles d’un professeur adjoint ou d'un professeur invité avec perspective de carrière de HEC Montréal, au cours des trois dernières années., HEC Montréal, 2014

This selection of supervision activities covers the last five years.


Dissertation direction – PhD in Administration (1)

In codirection with : CLARK, Robert
Essays on Consumer Default (D. Coviello, R. Clark - 2019.02.15) , by Kiana Basiri
May 2019


Supervised project supervision – MSc in Management (1)

Evidence of collusion in Laval asphalt projects , by Alexandre Garon-Bélanger
May 2019

Fall 2019

MATH 80816A
Applied Econometrics

Winter 2019

Comparative Perspectives on Business Organisations

Fall 2018

Applied Econometrics

Winter 2018

Comparative Perspectives on Business Organisations

Fall 2017

Applied Econometrics

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