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Research Associate - Labour Markets
Tel: +44 (0)20 020 7955 6647
Email: m.manacorda@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 2.32 A  

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Expertise: Public Policy, Development and Labor Economics, Political Economy


Professor of Economics at Queen Mary University of London, Research Associate at CEP ; Research Fellow of CEPR and IZA.

Current Areas of Research:

Labor supply incentives to informality in middle income countries.

Subsidized empolyment.

Occupational segregation of the LGBT population


  • PhD in Economics, UCL 2000
  • MSc in Economics, LSE 1994


  • Nuffield Foundation New Career Development Fellowship, 2002-05
  • NATO Advanced Fellowship, 1998-99

Affiliations/Professional activities with other institutions:

  • Queen Mary, Univeristy of London - Professor of Economics
  • CEPR - Research Fellow (Labor and Public Policy)
  • IZA - Research Fellow

Selected Publications:

See also Publications on LSE Research Online book
  • Do Cash Transfers Improve Birth Outcomes? Evidence from Matched Vital Statistics, Social Security and Program Data, (with V. Amarante, E. Miguel and A. Vigorito), forthcoming, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.

  • The Impact of Immigration on the Structure of Male Wages: Theory and Evidence from Britain, (with A. Manning and J. Wadsworth), 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). [paper]

CEP Publications: