Petrongolo, Barbara

Dr Barbara Petrongolo  

Department

Position held

Experience keywords:

applied econometrics; labour economics; search theory

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7799

Publications

2017

Ngai, Rachel and Petrongolo, Barbara (2017) How the rise of the service sector boosted the demand for women workers LSE Business Review (28 Jul 2017) Blog entry

Manning, Alan and Petrongolo, Barbara (2017) How local are labor markets? Evidence from a spatial job search model American Economic Review, 107 (10). 2877-2907. ISSN 0002-8282

Olivetti, Claudia and Petrongolo, Barbara (2017) The economic consequences of family policies:lessons from a century of legislation in high-incomecountries CEP discussion paper, CEPDP1464. Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), London, UK.

Olivetti, Claudia and Petrongolo, Barbara (2017) The economic consequences of family policies: lessons from a century of legislation in high-income countries Journal of Economic Perspectives, 31 (1). 205-230. ISSN 0895-3309

2016

Olivetti, Claudia and Petrongolo, Barbara (2016) The evolution of gender gaps in industrialized countries CEP Discussion Paper, No 1410. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Koenig, Felix and Manning, Alan and Petrongolo, Barbara (2016) Reservation wages and the wage flexibility puzzle CEP Discussion Paper, No 1406. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2015

Bagaria, Nitika and Petrongolo, Barbara and Van Reenen, John (2015) Can helping the sick hurt the able? Incentives, information and disruption in a disability-related welfare reform CEP Discussion Papers, CEPDP1347. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2014

Azmat, Ghazala and Petrongolo, Barbara (2014) Field experiments, such as audit and correspondence studies, are a compelling way to test for gender discrimination in the labor market LSE American Politics and Policy (27 May 2014) Blog entry

Goux, Dominique and Maurin, Eric and Petrongolo, Barbara (2014) Worktime regulations and spousal labor supply American Economic Review, 104 (1). 252-276. ISSN 0002-8282

Ngai, L. Rachel and Petrongolo, Barbara (2014) Gender gaps and the rise of the service economy CFM discussion paper series, CFM-DP2014-4. Centre For Macroeconomics, London, UK.

Koenig, Felix and Manning, Alan and Petrongolo, Barbara (2014) Reservation wages and the wage flexibility puzzle CEP Discussion Papers, CEPDP1319. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Azmat, Ghazala and Petrongolo, Barbara (2014) Gender and the labor market: what have we learned from field and lab experiments? CEP Occasional Papers, CEPOP40. The London School of Economics and Political Science, Center of Economic Performance, London, UK.

2013

Ngai, L. Rachel and Petrongolo, Barbara (2013) Gender gaps and the rise of the service economy CEP Discussion Papers, CEPDP1204. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2011

Petrongolo, Barbara (2011) At a time of persistent unemployment, Nobel Laureate Chris Pissarides’s search theory offers significant lessons for policy makers British Politics and Policy at LSE (25 Mar 2011) Blog entry

Petrongolo, Barbara and Van Reenen, John (2011) The level of youth unemployment is at a record high. Policy makers should focus on strengthening and refining welfare-to-work and education-to-work programmes and forget about caps on immigration or reductions in the minimum wage which would do nothing to British Politics and Policy at LSE (5 Jul 2011) Blog entry

Eckstein, Zvi and Ge, Suqin and Petrongolo, Barbara (2011) Job and wage mobility with minimum wages and imperfect compliance Journal of Applied Econometrics, 26 (4). 580-612. ISSN 0883-7252

2010

Centre for Economic Performance, and Machin, Stephen and Van Reenen, John and Wadsworth, Jonathan and Marie, Olivier and McNally, Sandra and Cooper, Zack and McGuire, Alistair and Bell, Brian and Garicano, Luis and Petrongolo, Barbara and Cunningham, Tom and Ilzetzki, Ethan and Overman, Henry G. and Martin, Ralf (2010) CEP election analysis 2010: a series discussing the research evidence on some of the key battlegrounds of the 2010 General Election Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Van Reenen, John and Petrongolo, Barbara (2010) LSE centre for economic performance: jobs and youth unemployment: it’s bad, but not as bad as you might think British Politics and Policy at LSE (21 Apr 2010) Blog entry

Van Reenen, John and Petrongolo, Barbara (2010) Jobs and youth unemployment: it's bad, but not as bad as you might think CEP Election Analysis, CEPEA012. The London School of Economics and Political Science, Center of Economic Performance, London, UK.

2009

Petrongolo, Barbara (2009) The long-term effects of job search requirements: Evidence from the UK JSA reform Journal of Public Economics, 93 (11-12). 1234-1253. ISSN 0047-2727

2008

Petrongolo, Barbara and Pissarides, Christopher (2008) The ins and outs of European unemployment 6681. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

Petrongolo, Barbara (2008) What are the long-term effects of UI? Evidence from the UK JSA reform 853. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Manning, Alan and Petrongolo, Barbara (2008) The part-time pay penalty for women in Britain Economic Journal, 118 (526). 28-51. ISSN 1468-0297

Petrongolo, Barbara and Pissarides, Christopher (2008) The ins and outs of European unemployment American Economic Review, 98 (2). 256-262. ISSN 0002-8282

Petrongolo, Barbara and Pissarides, Christopher (2008) The ins and outs of European unemployment 853. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2007

Olivetti, Claudia and Petrongolo, Barbara (2007) Unequal pay or unequal employment?: a cross-country analysis of gender gaps. In: Unequal pay or unequal employment? A cross-country analysis of gender gaps, 6 Mar 2007, Salerno, Italy

Güell, Maia and Petrongolo, Barbara (2007) How binding are legal limits?: transitions from temporary to permanent work in Spain Labour Economics, 14 (2). 135-298. ISSN 0927-5371

Manning, Alan and Petrongolo, Barbara (2007) The part-time pay penalty for women in Britain 6058. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

2006

Petrongolo, Barbara and Olivetti, Claudia (2006) Unequal pay or unequal employment?: a cross-country analysis of gender gaps. In: Unequal pay or unequal employment? A cross-country analysis of gender gaps, 24 Apr 2006, London, UK

Manacorda, Marco and Petrongolo, Barbara (2006) Regional mismatch and unemployment: theory and evidence from Italy, 1977–1998 Journal of Population Economics, 19 (1). 137-162. ISSN 1432-1475

Petrongolo, Barbara and Pissarides, Christopher (2006) Scale effects in markets with search Economic Journal, 116 (508). 21-44. ISSN 0013-0133

Eckstein, Zvi and Ge, Suqin and Petrongolo, Barbara (2006) Job and wage mobility in a search model with non-compliance (exemptions) with the minimum wage 2076. Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany.

Olivetti, Claudia and Petrongolo, Barbara (2006) Unequal pay or unequal employment?: a cross-country analysis of gender gaps 5506. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

2005

Gómez-Salvador, Ramón and Lamo, Ana and Petrongolo, Barbara and Ward, Melanie and Wasmer, Etienne, eds (2005) Labour supply and incentives to work in Europe Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham. ISBN 9781845421298

Petrongolo, Barbara (2005) Unequal pay or unequal employment?: a cross-country analysis of gender gaps. In: Unequal Pay or Unequal Employment? A Cross-country Analysis of Gender Gaps, 21 Feb 2005, Rome, Italy

Petrongolo, Barbara and Olivetti, Claudia (2005) Unequal pay or unequal employment?: a cross-country analysis of gender gaps. In: Banco de Portugal Conference on European Labour Markets and Education, 21-22 May 2005, Algarve, Portugal

Gómez-Salvador, Ramón and Lamo, Ana and Petrongolo, Barbara and Ward, Melanie and Wasmer, Etienne (2005) Introduction In: Gómez-Salvador, Ramón and Lamo, Ana and Petrongolo, Barbara and Ward, Melanie and Wasmer, Etienne, (eds.) Labour Supply and Incentives to Work in Europe. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, 1-6. ISBN 9781845421298

Pissarides, Christopher and Garibaldi, Pietro and Olivetti, Claudia and Petrongolo, Barbara and Wasmer, Etienne (2005) Women in the labor force: how well is Europe doing? In: Boeri, Tito and Del Boca, Daniela and Pissarides, Christopher, (eds.) Women at Work: an Economic Perspective. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 9-120. ISBN 0199281882

Manning, Alan and Petrongolo, Barbara (2005) The part-time pay penalty Centrepiece, 10 (3). 22-23. ISSN 1362-3761

Gregg, Paul and Petrongolo, Barbara (2005) Stock-flow matching and the performance of the labor market European Economic Review, 49 (8). 1987-2011. ISSN 0014-2921

Olivetti, Claudia and Petrongolo, Barbara (2005) Unequal pay or unequal employment?: a cross-country analysis of gender gaps 711. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Manning, Alan and Petrongolo, Barbara (2005) The part-time pay penalty 679. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Petrongolo, Barbara (2005) The part-time pay penalty. In: CEP Annual Conference 2005, 16-17 May 2005, Warwick, UK

2004

San Segundo, Maria Jesus and Petrongolo, Barbara (2004) School-leaving and unemployment: evidence from Spain and the UK In: Sofer, Catherine, (ed.) Human Capital Over the Life Cycle : a European Perspective. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 71-89. ISBN 1843760673

Petrongolo, Barbara (2004) Gender segregation in employment contracts 4303. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

Petrongolo, Barbara (2004) Gender segregation in employment contracts 637. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Petrongolo, Barbara (2004) Gender segregation in employment contracts Journal of the European Economic Association, 2 (2-3). 331-345. ISSN 1542-4774

2003

Petrongolo, Barbara (2003) What jobs do women hold in the EU. In: EEA-ESEM 2003, 20-24 Aug 2003, Stockholm, Sweden

Petrongolo, Barbara (2003) Ricerca del lavoro e durata della disoccupazione In: Lucifora, Claudio, (ed.) Mercato, Occupazione e Salari: la Ricerca Sul lavoro in Italia. Mondadori University, Italy, 309-322. ISBN 978 88 8824237 8

Coles, Melvyn and Petrongolo, Barbara (2003) Testing unemployment theories using matching data. In: Search and Matching on the Labour Market: Recent Developments and Avenues for Future Research, 14-15 Nov 2003, Bonn, Germany

Pissarides, Christopher and Garibaldi, Pietro and Olivetti, Claudia and Petrongolo, Barbara and Wasmer, Etienne (2003) Women in the labour force: how well is Europe doing?. In: European Women at Work, 21 Jun 2003, Alghero, Italy

Coles, Melvyn and Petrongolo, Barbara (2003) A test between unemployment theories using matching data 570. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Guell, Maia and Petrongolo, Barbara (2003) How binding are legal limits?: transitions from temporary to permanent work in Spain 3931. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

2002

Petrongolo, Barbara and San Segundo, María J. (2002) Staying-on at school at 16: the impact of labor market conditions in Spain Economics of Education Review, 21 (4). 353-365. ISSN 0272-7757

Petrongolo, Barbara and Pissarides, Christopher (2002) Scale effects in markets with search 3648. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

Coles, Melvyn G. and Petrongolo, Barbara (2002) A test between unemployment theories using matching data 3241. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

2001

Petrongolo, Barbara (2001) Equilibrio in presenza di frizioni In: Brucchi, L., (ed.) Manuale di Economia Del Lavoro. Il Mulino, Bologna, Italy, 159-180. ISBN 9788815082541

Petrongolo, Barbara (2001) Re-employment probabilities and returns to matching Journal of Labour Economics, 19 (1). 716-741. ISSN 0734-306X

Petrongolo, Barbara and Pissarides, Christopher (2001) Looking into the black box: a survey of the matching function Journal of Economic Literature, 39 (2). 390-431. ISSN 0022-0515

Canziani, Patrizia and Petrongolo, Barbara (2001) Firing costs and stigma: a theoretical analysis and evidence from microdata European Economic Review, 45 (10). 1877-1906. ISSN 0014-2921

2000

Petrongolo, Barbara and Pissarides, Christopher (2000) Looking into the black box: a survey of the matching function 2409. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

Petrongolo, Barbara and Pissarides, Christopher (2000) Looking into the black box: a survey of the matching function CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0470, 470. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0-75-301409-2

Guell, Maia and Petrongolo, Barbara (2000) Workers' transitions from temporary to permanent employment: the Spanish case 438. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1999

Petrongolo, Barbara and Guell, Maia (1999) Workers' transitions from temporary to permanent employment: the Spanish case. In: Workers' transitions from temporary to permanent employment: the Spanish case, 5 Nov 1999, Madrid, Spain

Petrongolo, Barbara and Wasmer, Etienne (1999) Matching et spillovers regionaux: quelques elements empiriques en France et Grande Bretagne In: Catin, Mauritius and Lesueur, Jean-Yves and Zenou, Yves, (eds.) Emploi, Concurrence et Concentration Spatiales. Economica, Paris, France, 39-53. ISBN 978-2717838367

Jackman, Richard and Layard, Richard and Manacorda, Marco and Petrongolo, Barbara (1999) European versus US unemployment: different responses to increased demand for skill? In: Layard, Richard, (ed.) Tackling Unemployment. Macmillan, London, UK, 201-230. ISBN 0333722329

Manacorda, Marco and Petrongolo, Barbara (1999) Skill mismatch and unemployment in OECD countries Economica, 66 (262). 181-207. ISSN 0013-0427

Petrongolo, Barbara (1999) Re-employment probabilities and returns to matching 2266. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK.

1998

Petrongolo, Barbara (1998) Re-employment probabilities and returns to matching 406. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Manacorda, Marco and Petrongolo, Barbara (1998) Regional imbalances and aggregate performance in a leading sector model of the labour market: an analysis of Italian data 1977-1991 402. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Poltical Science, London, UK.

1997

Gregg, Paul and Petrongolo, Barbara (1997) Random or non-random matching? Implications for the use of the UV 234 curve as a measure of matching effectiveness 348. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Jackman, Richard and Layard, Richard and Manacorda, Marco and Petrongolo, Barbara (1997) European versus US unemployment: different responses to increased demand for skill? CEP discussion paper; CEPDP0349, 349. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1996

Manacorda, Marco and Petrongolo, Barbara (1996) Skill mismatch and unemployment in OECD countries 307. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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