Viarengo, Martina


Dr Martina Viarengo  

Department

Position held

Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

Research Associate - Education and Skills

Experience keywords:

comparative education policy; economics of education; labour market history (particularly education and migration)

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Dr Viarengo's research interests lie in the areas of comparative education policy with a particular focus on the institutional response to technological change. She also works in the areas of labour market history and income inequality.

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Latin America; China; USA; Europe

Languages:

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

Media experience:

Radio

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7445

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2013

Pritchett, Lant and Viarengo, Martina (2013) Why demographic suicide? the puzzles of european fertility Population and Development Review, 38 (S1). 55-71. ISSN 0098-7921

Bandiera, Oriana and Rasul, Imran and Viarengo, Martina (2013) The making of modern America: migratory flows in the age of mass migration Journal of Development Economics, 102. 23-47. ISSN 0304-3878

2012

Gibbons, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2012) In brief: urban schools: does money make a difference? Centrepiece, 17 (1). 12-13. ISSN 1362-3761

Gibbons, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2012) Does additional spending help urban schools?: an evaluation using boundary discontinuities IZA discussion paper, 6281. Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, Germany.

2011

Murtin, Fabrice and Viarengo, Martina (2011) The expansion and convergence of compulsory schooling in Western Europe, 1950–2000 Economica, 78 (311). 501-522. ISSN 0013-0427

Gibbons, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2011) Does additional spending help urban schools?: an evaluation using boundary discontinuities SERC discussion paper, 90. Spacial Economics Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Gibbons, Stephen and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2011) Does additional spending help urban schools?: an evaluation using boundary discontinuities CEE DP, 128. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2010

Viarengo, Martina (2010) School reform and equal educational opportunity: evidence from the United States Programma Education, 28 (3/10). Fondazione Giovanni Agnelli.

Holmlund, Helena and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2010) Does money matter for schools? Economics of Education Review, 29 (6). 1154-1164. ISSN 0272-7757

Murtin, Fabrice and Viarengo, Martina (2010) American education in the age of mass migrations, 1870-1930 Cliometrica, 4 (2). 113-139. ISSN 1863-2505

Ganguli, Ina and Hausmann, Ricardo and Viarengo, Martina (2010) 'Schooling can’t buy me love': marriage, work, and the gender education gap in Latin America CID working paper, no. 197. Center for International Development at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Martínez-Fritscher, André and Musacchio, Aldo and Viarengo, Martina (2010) The great leap forward: the political economy of education in Brazil, 1889-1930 Working paper, 10-075. Harvard Business School, Massachusetts, USA.

Martínez-Fritscher, André and Musacchio, Aldo and Viarengo, Martina (2010) The great leap forward: the political economy of educational improvements in Brazil, 1890-1940 HBS working paper, 10-075. Harvard Business School, Publication Division, Boston, MA.

2009

Viarengo, Martina (2009) The Lisbon Agenda and gender differences in labour-market outcomes Women's Policy Journal of Harvard, 6. 22-38. ISSN 1534-0473

Viarengo, Martina (2009) ICT skills shortage and institutional response: a comparison of international perspectives Annali Della Fondazione Luigi Einaudi, 42. 189-214. ISSN 0531-9870

Hausmann, Ricardo and Ganguli, Ina and Viarengo, Martina (2009) The dynamics of the gender gap: how do countries rank in terms of making marriage and motherhood compatible with work. In: Hausmann, Ricardo and Tyson, Laura D. and Zahidi, Saadia, (eds.) Global Gender Gap Report 2009. World Economic Forum, Geneva, Swizterland, 27-29. ISBN 978-92-95044-28-2

Pritchett, Lant and Viarengo, Martina (2009) The illusion of equality: the educational consequences of blinding the weak states Working papers, 178. Centre for Global Development, Washington D.C., USA.

Murtin, Fabrice and Viarengo, Martina (2009) American education in the age of mass migrations 1870-1930 IZA discussion papers, 3964, UT ISI:000279352800001. Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany.

Holmlund, Helena and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2009) Does money matter for schools? CEE discussion papers, CEEDP0105. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Pritchett, Lant and Viarengo, Martina (2009) Producing superstars for the economic mundial: the Mexican predicament with quality of education In: Hausmann, Ricardo and Emilio, Lozoya Austin and Mia, Irene, (eds.) The Mexico Competitiveness Report 2009. World Economic Forum, Geneva, Switzerland, 71-90. ISBN 9789295044166

Pritchett, Lant and Viarengo, Martina (2009) Producing superstars for the economic mundial: the Mexican predicament with quality of education Working papers series, PEPG 09-01. Program on Education Policy and Governance, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA.

Viarengo, Martina (2008) Book review: globalization and the future of labour law, edited by John D.R. Craig and S. Michael Lynk Labor History, 49 (3). 393-394. ISSN 0023-656X

Viarengo, Martina (2008) The skills needed for economic growth The Government Office for Science, London, UK.

Machin, Stephen and Viarengo, Martina and Freeman, Richard B. (2008) Variation in educational outcomes across demographic groups: what can we learn from Europe?

Holmlund, Helena and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2008) Impact of school resources on attainment at Key Stage 2 DCSF-RB043. Department for Children, Schools and Families, Ministry of Education, London, UK. ISBN 9781847751911

Murtin, Fabrice and Viarengo, Martina (2008) The convergence of compulsory schooling in Western Europe: 1950-2000 CEE discussion papers, CEEDP0095. Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Holmlund, Helena and McNally, Sandra and Viarengo, Martina (2008) Does money matter for schools? IZA discussion papers, 3769. Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany.

2007

Viarengo, Martina (2007) Technological gaps and structural adjustments: the case of the European human capital policy after World War II phd thesis, London School of Economics and Political Science

Murtin, Fabrice and Viarengo, Martina (2007) The convergence process of compulsory schooling in Western Europe: 1950-2000 Ecole Normale Supérieure working papers, No. 2007-18. Paris School of Economics, Paris, France.

Viarengo, Martina (2007) An historical analysis of the expansion of compulsory schooling in Europe after the Second World War Economic History Working Papers, 97/07. Department of Economic History, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2006

Viarengo, Martina (2006) Why did European countries increase compulsory schooling after the Second World War? Annali Della Fondazione Luigi Einaudi, 40. 43-88. ISSN 0531-9870

2005

Viarengo, Martina and Caracciolo, Michele and Urso, David (2005) Una cooperazione sensata Politica Estera Italiana, 12.


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