Silva, Olmo

Dr Olmo Silva  

Department

Position held

Associate Professor in Real Estate Economics and Finance

 

Experience keywords:

applied growth; applied microeconometics; economics of education; entrepreneurship; issues in productivity

Languages:

French [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]; Italian [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; Spanish [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7852 3516

LSE email:

o.silva@lse.ac.uk

Publications

2017

Faggio, Giulia and Silva, Olmo and Strange, William C. (2017) Heterogeneous agglomeration Review of Economics and Statistics, 99 (1). 80-94. ISSN 0034-6535

Gibbons, Steve and Silva, Olmo and Weinhardt, Felix (2017) Neighbourhood turnover and teenage attainment Journal of the European Economic Association. ISSN 1542-4766 (In Press)

Eyles, Andrew and Machin, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2017) Academies 2: the new batch - the changing nature of academy schools in England Fiscal Studies. ISSN 0143-5671 (In Press)

2015

Eyles, Andrew and Machin, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2015) Academies 2: the new batch CEP Discussion Papers, CEPDP1370. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2014

Bracke, Philippe and Hilber, Christian A. L. and Silva, Olmo (2014) Homeownership and entrepreneurship: the role of mortgage debt and commitment CESifo Working Paper, 5048. CESifo, Munich, Germany.

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo and Weinhardt, Felix (2014) Neighbourhood turnover and teenage attainment SERC discussion papers, SERCDP0163. LSE Research Lab, London, UK.

Faggio, Giulia and Silva, Olmo (2014) Self-employment and entrepreneurship in urban and rural labour markets Journal of Urban Economics, 84. 67-85. ISSN 0094-1190

Faggio, Giulia and Silva, Olmo and Strange, William C. (2014) Heterogeneous agglomeration SERC Discussion Papers, SERCDP0152. Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC), London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2013

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo and Weinhardt, Felix (2013) Everybody needs good neighbours?: evidence from students' outcomes in England The Economic Journal, 123 (571). 831-874. ISSN 0013-0133

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2013) Valuing school quality using boundary discontinuity Journal of Urban Economics, 75. 15-28. ISSN 0094-1190

Machin, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2013) School structure, school autonomy and the tail CEP Special Reports, CEPSP29. The London School of Economics and Political Science, Center of Economic Performance, London, UK.

2012

Silva, Olmo (2012) Book review: the triumph of the city LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 Jul 2012) Blog entry

Silva, Olmo (2012) Book review: the solution to urban decline in cities across Europe and the world is to stop worrying about places, and to start focusing on people LSE Review of Books (18 Jul 2012) Blog entry

Lavy, Victor and Silva, Olmo and Weinhardt, Felix (2012) The good, the bad, and the average: evidence on ability peer effects in schools Journal of Labor Economics, 30 (2). 367-414. ISSN 0734-306X

Bracke, Philippe and Hilber, Christian and Silva, Olmo (2012) Homeownerhip and entrepreneurship SERC Discussion Papers, SERCDP0103. Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC), London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2012) Valuing school quality using boundary discontinuities CEE discussion papers, CEE DP 132. Centre for the Economics of Education, London, UK.

Faggio, Giulia and Silva, Olmo (2012) Does self-employment measure entrepreneurship? evidence from Great Britain SERC Discussion Papers, SERCDP0109. Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC), London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2011

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2011) Faith primary schools: better schools or better pupils? Journal of Labor Economics, 29 (3). 589-635. ISSN 0734-306X

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo and Weinhardt, Felix (2011) Everybody needs good neighbours?: evidence from students' outcomes in England IZA discussion paper, 5980. Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, Germany.

Silva, Olmo and Gibbons, Stephen (2011) School quality, child wellbeing and parents' satisfaction Economics of Education Review, 30 (2). 312-331. ISSN 0272-7757

2010

Lavy, Victor and Silva, Olmo and Weinhardt, Felix (2010) The good, the bad, and the average: evidence of ability peer effects in schools Vox (10 Feb 2010) other

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo and Weinhardt, Felix (2010) Do neighbours affect teenage outcomes?: evidence from neighbourhood changes in England Serc discussion papers, 63. Spatial Economics Research Centre, London, UK.

2009

Silva, Olmo (2009) What works in primary schools? Centrepiece, 14 (1). 16-19. ISSN 1362-3761

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2009) School quality, child wellbeing and parents' satisfaction CEE Discussion Papers, CEEDP0103. London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2009) Valuing school quality using boundary discontinuities SERC discussion papers, 18. Spatial Economics Research Centre, London, UK.

Holmlund, Helena and Silva, Olmo (2009) Targeting non-cognitive skills to improve cognitive outcomes: evidence from a remedial education intervention Discussion paper, 4476. Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany.

Lavy, Victor and Silva, Olmo and Weinhardt, Felix (2009) The good, the bad and the average: evidence on the scale and nature of ability peer effects in schools NBER working paper, 15600. National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA, USA.

2008

Holmlund, Helena and Silva, Olmo (2008) Targeting pupils at risk of exclusion: an evaluation of the xl club programme The Princes Trust, London, UK.

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2008) Competition, choice and pupil achievement Journal of the European Economic Association, 6 (4). 912-947. ISSN 1542-4766

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2008) Urban density and pupil attainment Journal of Urban Economics, 63 (2). 631-650. ISSN 1095-9068

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2008) Choice, competition and pupil achievement Journal of the European Economic Association, 6 (4). 912-947. ISSN 1542-4774

2007

Silva, Olmo (2007) The effectiveness of primary education In: Beria di Argentine, C., (ed.) Sistemi educative e Capitale Umano: Atti Del Congresso, 22-23 June 2007. Giuffre' Editore, Milan, Italy.

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Silva, Olmo (2007) New technology in schools: is there a payoff? Vox (14 Dec 2007) other

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Silva, Olmo (2007) New technology in schools: is there a payoff? Economic Journal, 117 (522). 1145-1167. ISSN 0013-0133

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2007) In brief: faith primary schools: better schools or better pupils? Centrepiece, 12 (1). 24-25. ISSN 1362-3761

Silva, Olmo (2007) The Jack-of-All-Trades entrepreneur: innate talent or acquired skill? Economics Letters, 97 (2). 118-123. ISSN 0165-1765

Michelacci, Claudio and Silva, Olmo (2007) Why so many local entrepreneurs? Review of Economics and Statistics, 89 (4). 615-633. ISSN 0034-6535

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2007) Urban density and pupil attainment CEEDP, 80. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 9780853282020

2006

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2006) Competition and accessibility in school markets: empirical analysis using boundary discontinuities In: Gronberg, Timothy J. and Jansen, Dennis W., (eds.) Improving School Accountability: Check-Ups or Choice. Advances in applied microeconomics (14). JAI Press, Oxford, UK, 157-184. ISBN 9780762313518

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2006) Competition, choice and pupil achievement CEEDP, 56. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753018527

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Silva, Olmo (2006) New technology in schools: is there a payoff? Centrepiece, 11 (1). 10-12. ISSN 1362-3761

Gibbons, Stephen and Machin, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2006) The educational impact of parental choice and school competition Centrepiece, 11 (3). 6-9. ISSN 1362-3761

Emmerson, Carl and Frayne, Christine and McNally, Sandra and Silva, Olmo (2006) Aimhigher: Excellence Challenge: a policy evaluation using the Labour Force Survey Research report, RR813. Department for Education and Skills, London, UK. ISBN 9781844788453

Gibbons, Stephen and Silva, Olmo (2006) Faith primary schools: better schools or better pupils? CEEDP, 72. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Silva, Olmo (2006) New technology in schools: is there a payoff? 2234. Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany.

Machin, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Silva, Olmo (2006) New technology in schools: is there a payoff? 55. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2005

Michelacci, Claudio and Silva, Olmo (2005) Why so many local entrepreneurs? CEMFI Working Paper, 0506. Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros, Madrid, Spain.

Emmerson, Carl and Frayne, Christine and McNally, Sandra and Silva, Olmo (2005) Evaluation of Aimhigher: Excellence Challenge, the early impact of Aimhigher: Excellence Challenge on pre-16 outcomes: an economic evaluation Research report, RR652. Department for Education and Skills, London, UK. ISBN 184478505X

2004

Daveri, F and Silva, Olmo (2004) Not only Nokia: what Finland tells us about new economy growth Economic Policy, 19 (38). 117-163. ISSN 0266-4658

Silva, Olmo (2004) Entrepreneurship: can the Jack-of-all-trades attitude be acquired? CEPDP, 665. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753018055

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