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Marco Manacorda

Marco Manacorda

Location: GC411
Phone: +44 20 7882 8836

Office hours: Monday 14:30-15:30

Research keywords: 

Labour Economics

Public Economics

Development Economics

Marco Manacorda is a Professor of Economics at Queen Mary University of London and Director of Graduate Studies. He is also a research associate at the Centre for Economic Performance (LSE), a research affiliate of CEPR and a research fellow of IZA.

He has an interest and expertise in the Economic Analysis of Public Policies. His research has so far analyzed topics as varied as Migration, Family Arrangements and Fertility, Social Protection, Voting, Unemployment, Labor Market Informality, Wage Inequality, Wage Institutions, Schooling, Child Labor and Early Child Development. He has written and researched on Latin America, Europe, the USA, and Africa.

An Italian National, Marco holds a Ph.D. in Economics from UCL. In the past 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 at Princeton University.

Postgraduate supervision:

Matias Brum. Barbara Masi, Bruno Nogueira Lanzer, Giulia Tagliaferri, Stefania Simion


The Cost of Grade Retention, Review of Economics and Statistics, 94, May 2012.

School Proximity and Child Labor: Evidence from Rural Tanzania, (with F. Kondylis), Journal of Human Resources , 47(1), 2012.

The Impact of Immigration on the Structure of Male Wages: Theory and Evidence from Britain, (with A. Manning and J. Wadsworth), (with comments by D. Card; C. Dustmann and I. Preston; G. Borjas, J. Grogger and G. H. Hanson), Journal of the European Economic Association, February 2012.[

Government Transfers and Political Support (with E. Miguel and A. Vigorito), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 3(3), July 2011 (lead article).

Minimum Wages and Earnings Inequality in Urban Mexico, with (M. Bosch), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2(4), 2010.

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