Room number: W318
Tel: +44 20 7882 8836
Fax: +44 20 8983 3580
Office hours: Thursday 14:00-15:00
Research keywords: Labour Economics
Marco Manacorda is a labor economist with a particular interest in developing countries. His research is empirical in nature and focuses on how incentives are shaped by Public Policies, with the ultimate aim of uncovering the micro-determinants of individual behavior. He has written on topics such as Wage Institutions, Schooling, Child Labor, Migration, Family Formation, Social Protection, Political Economy, Unemployment, Wage Inequality and Early Child Development, in both Developed and Developing countries. Marco Manacorda is also a Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) at the London School of Economics, a CEPR Research Affiliate in the Public Policy and Labor Economics Programmes, and a Research Fellow at IZA (Bonn) and CESIFO (University of Munich).
- Changes in Returns to Education in Latin America: The Role of Demand and Supply of Skills (with C. Sánchez-Páramo and N. Schady), forthcoming, Industrial and Labor Relations Review.
- Giving Children a Better Start: Preschool Attendance and School-Age Profiles, (with S. Berlinski and S. Galiani), Journal of Public Economics, 92 (5), p.1416-1440, June 2008.
- Child Labor and the Labor Supply of Other Household Members, Evidence from 1920 America, American Economic Review, December 2006, 96(5) 1788-1800.
- Why Do Most Italian Youths Live With Their Parents?, Intergenerational Transfers and Household Structure, (with E. Moretti), Journal of the European Economic Association, 4 (4), 2006, 800-829.
- Can the Scala Mobile Explain the Fall and Rise of Earnings Inequality in Italy? A Semiparametric Analysis, 1977-1993, Journal of Labor Economics, vol. 22 (3), 2004, 585-613.
- Shifts in the Demand and Supply of Skills. A single index model with a continuous distribution of skills, (with A. Manning), Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 69, 2007, 635-666.
- Regional Mismatch and Unemployment. Theory and Evidence from Italy, 1977-1998, (with B. Petrongolo), Journal of Population Economics, 19 (1), 2006, 137?162.