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Francesco Fasani

Location: GC517
Phone: +44 20 7882 5869

Office hours: Wednesday 17:00-19:00


Research keywords:

Labour Economics
Development Economics

Francesco Fasani is currently Lecturer at the School of Economics and Finance at Queen Mary University of London.
He is a Research Affiliate at IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor) and a Research Fellow at CReAM (Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration).

Francesco Fasani is an applied labour economist mostly interested in the economic analysis of migration and of crime. His research focuses on migration policies, undocumented migration, internal migration in developing countries, the relationship between migration and crime and the impact of local crime exposure on residents' wellbeing.

He received his Ph.D. in Economics at UCL (University College London) in 2011. In 2010-2013, he was Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE-CSIC) in Barcelona and Affiliated Professor at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (GSE).


Media Exposure and Internal Migration: Evidence from Indonesia (with L.Farré) -  Journal of  Development Economics (2013) Volume 102, Pages 48–61

Crime and Immigration: Evidence from Large Immigrant Waves in the UK (with B.Bell and S.Machin) - Review of Economics and Statistics (2013) Volume 95, No. 4, pp 1278-1290

The Effect of Local Area Crime on Mental Health (with C.Dustmann) - Economic Journal (2016) Volume 126 (593), pp 978-1017

Illegal migration and consumption behavior of immigrant households (with C. Dustmann and B. Speciale) - Journal of European Economic Association

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