Manacorda, Marco

Professor Marco Manacorda  

Department

Position held

Non LSE positions held

CEPR

Research Affiliate

 

IZA (Bonn)

Research Fellow

 

Queen Mary University of London

Professor of Economics

 

Experience keywords:

Public policy; child labour; early child development; family formation; informality; labor markets; labour markets; migration; minimum wages.; political economy and corruption; school to work transition; schooling; social protection; wage inequality

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Marco Manacorda is a Professor of Economics at Queen Mary University of London, and a Research Associate at CEP, at the London School of Economics. He is also a Research Affiliate in the Labor Economics and Public Policy groups of CEPR (London), a Research Fellow of IZA (Bonn), a Research Fellow of CESIFO (Munich) and a Research Affiliate of the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti (Milan). Between 2012 and 2013 he served as a Panel Member of Economic Policy.

He has been a recipient of the Nuffield Foundation New Development Fellowship in the Social Sciences and has been, among other things, a Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley, a Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and a Visiting Associate Professor and a Visiting Scholar at Princeton University.

His research has been featured in The Guardian, The Independent, TIME Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Corriere della Sera and La Repubblica. He is also an occasional TV and Radio commentator, having appeared, among others, on Al Jazeera, CNN, BBC, Voice of America and RAI

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Policy and Regulatory Bodies; Public Administration

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Latin America, Europe, USA, Africa

Languages:

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

Media experience:

Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6647

Publications

2017

Manacorda, Marco and Rosati, Furio Camillo and Ranzani, Marco and Dachille, Giuseppe (2017) Pathways from school to work in the developing world IZA Journal of Labor and Development, 6 (1). ISSN 2193-9020

2016

Manacorda, Marco and Tesei, Andrea (2016) Liberation technology: mobile phones and politicalmobilization in Africa CEP Discussion Paper, No 1419. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Manacorda, Marco and Gagliarducci, Stefano (2016) Politics in the family: Nepotism and the hiring decisionsof Italian firms CEP Discussion Paper, No 1422. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2012

Manacorda, Marco (2012) The cost of grade retention Review of Economics and Statistics, 94 (2). 596-606. ISSN 0034-6535

Kondylis, Florence and Manacorda, Marco (2012) School proximity and child labor: evidence from rural Tanzania Journal of Human Resources, 47 (1). 32-63. ISSN 0022-166X

Manacorda, Marco and Manning, Alan and Wadsworth, Jonathan (2012) The impact of immigration on the structure of male wages: theory and evidence from Britain Journal of the European Economic Association, 10 (1). 120-151. ISSN 1542-4774

2011

Manacorda, Marco and Rosati, Furio Camillo (2011) Industrial structure and child labor: evidence from the Brazilian population census Economic Development and Cultural Change, 59 (4). 753-776. ISSN 1539-2988

Manacorda, Marco and Miguel, Edward and Vigorito, Andrea (2011) Government transfers and political support American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 3 (3). 1-28. ISSN 1945-7782

Amarante, Verónica and Manacorda, Marco and Miguel, Edward and Vigorito, Andrea (2011) Do cash transfers improve birth outcomes? Evidence from matched vital statistics, social security and program data NBER Working Paper, No. 17690. National Bureau of Economic Research.

2010

Bosch, Mariano and Manacorda, Marco (2010) Minimum wages and earnings inequality in urban Mexico American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2 (4). 128-149. ISSN 1945-7782

Manacorda, Marco and Sánchez-Páramo, Carolina and Schady, Norbert (2010) Changes in returns to education in Latin America: the role of demand and supply of skills Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 63 (2). 307-326. ISSN 0019-7939

Manacorda, Marco and Rosati, Furio Camillo (2010) Local labor demand and child work In: Akee, Randall K. Q. and Edmonds, Eric V. and Tatsiramos, Konstantinos, (eds.) Child Labor and the Transition Between School and Work. Research in labor economics (31). Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 321-354. ISBN 9780857240002

2008

Berlinski, Samuel and Galiani, Sebastian and Manacorda, Marco (2008) Giving children a better start: preschool attendance and school-age profiles Journal of Public Economics, 92 (5-6). 1416-1440. ISSN 0047-2727

2006

Manacorda, Marco (2006) Child labor and the labor supply of other household members, evidence from 1920 America American Economic Review, 96 (5). 1788-1801. ISSN 0002-8282

Manacorda, Marco and Moretti, Enrico (2006) Why do most Italian youths live with their parents?: intergenerational transfers and household structure Journal of the European Economic Association, 4 (4). 800-829. ISSN 1542-4766

2004

Manacorda, Marco (2004) Can the Scala Mobile explain the fall and rise of earnings inequality in Italy? A semiparametric analysis, 1977-1993 Journal of Labor Economics, 22 (3). 585-613. ISSN 0734-306X

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Awards

Nuffield Foundation New Development Fellowship in the Social Sciences 2002-05

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