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Staff Biography

[Photo: Chiara CAVAGLIA] Dr Chiara CAVAGLIA
Research Officer at CVER - Education and Skills
Tel:  020 7955 3578
Email: c.cavaglia@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 2.05 A  

Expertise: Labour economics, Family economics, Economics of education


Chiara has joined the CEP and CVER as research economist in September 2016. Her research at the Centre focuses on vocational education. In particular, she is involved in research projects investigating the labour market outcomes of apprentices, the role of minimum wage, and the implications of education for social mobility. Chiara obtained her PhD from the University of Essex in January 2017, with a thesis on intergenerational and occupational mobility. She is currently involved in a couple of projects on job polarization.

Current Areas of Research:

Economics of Education

Labour economics


  • PhD, University of Essex
  • MSc in Economics, University of Essex
  • MSc in Development Economics and Policy, University of Manchester

CEP Publications

CVER Research Paper
Apprenticeships for Young People in England: Is there a Payoff? Chiara Cavaglia, Sandra McNally and Guglielmo Ventura
November 2017
Paper No' CVERDP010:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

JEL Classification: I20; I28; J24

Tags: apprenticeship; vocational education