CEP LSE RSS Contact Us YouTube Facebook Twitter

Staff Biography


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

Curriculum Vitae PDF  Personal WebSite WWW

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

Biography:

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

Education:

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

Awards:

  • 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:

  • 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

cover
CEP Discussion Paper
Politics in the Family: Nepotism and the Hiring Decisions of Italian Firms Stefano Gagliarducci and Marco Manacorda
April 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1422:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

JEL Classification: D72; D73; H72; J24; J30; M51


Tags: nepotism; family connections; politics; rent appropriation

cover
CEP Discussion Paper
Liberation Technology: Mobile Phones and Political Mobilization in Africa Marco Manacorda and Andrea Tesei
March 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1419:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

JEL Classification: D74; F50; O55; L96


Tags: protests; politics; africa; mobile phones

cover
CEP Discussion Paper
Violence and Birth Outcomes: Evidence From Homicides in Brazil Martin Foureaux Koppensteiner and Marco Manacorda
January 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1323:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

JEL Classification: I12; I15; J13


Tags: birth outcomes; birthweight; homicides; stress; brazil

cover
CEP Occasional Paper
Social Policies and Labor Market Outcomes in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Review of the Existing Evidence Mariano Bosch and Marco Manacorda
December 2012
Paper No' CEPOP32:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

JEL Classification: J08; J32; J38


Tags: social policies; labor markets; latin america; caribbean

cover
CEP Discussion Paper
Do Cash Transfers Improve Birth Outcomes? Evidence from Matched Vital Statistics, Social Security and Program Data Verónica Amarante, Marco Manacorda, Edward Miguel and Andrea Vigorito
December 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1106:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

JEL Classification: J88; I38; J13


Tags: poverty relief program; maternal health; cash transfers; social assistance; uruguay; birth outcomes; low birthweight; cash transfer program; nutrition

cover
CEP Discussion Paper
School Proximity and Child Labor Evidence from Rurul Tanzania Florence Kondylis and Marco Manacorda
December 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1035:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

JEL Classification: J22; J82; O12; O55


Tags: distance to school; child labor; school enrolment

cover
CEP Discussion Paper
Industrial Structure and Child Labor: Evidence from the Brazilian Population Census Furio Camillo Rosati and Marco Manacorda
October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1008:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

JEL Classification: J21; J24; O15; O18


Tags: child labour; shift-share analysis; brazil

cover
CEP Discussion Paper
Minimum Wages and Earnings Inequality in Urban Mexico. Revisiting the Evidence Mariano Bosch and Marco Manacorda
July 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0880:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

JEL Classification: O15; O17


Tags: minimum wage; inequality; informality; mexico

cover
CEP Discussion Paper
The Cost of Grade Retention Marco Manacorda
July 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0878:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

JEL Classification: I21; I22; J20


Tags: grade retention; school drop-out; regression discontinuity; sorting

cover
CEP Discussion Paper
The Impact of Immigration on the Structure of Male Wages: Theory and Evidence from Britain Marco Manacorda, Alan Manning and Jonathan Wadsworth
October 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0754:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

JEL Classification: J6


Tags: wages; wage inequality; immigration

cover
CentrePiece Article
Child Labour in 1920 Urban America Marco Manacorda
June 2006
Paper No' CEPCP203:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

CentrePiece 11 (1) Summer 2006


This article summarises 'Child Labour and the Labour Supply of Other Household Members: Evidence from 1920 America' by Marco Manacorda, CEP Discussion Paper No. 590 and forthcoming in the American Economic Review.
This paper has been published as:
'Child Labor and the Labor Supply of Other Household Members: Evidence from 1920 America,' American Economic Review, vol. 96(5), December 2006, pages 1788-1801.
cover
CEP Discussion Paper
Changes in Returns to Education in Latin America: the Role of Demand and Supply of Skills Marco Manacorda, Carolina Sanchez-Paramo and Norbert Schady
December 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0712:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

JEL Classification: J23; J24; O15


Tags: returns to education; demand and supply of skills

cover
CEP Discussion Paper
Child Labor and the Labor Supply of Other Household Members: Evidence from 1920 America Marco Manacorda
November 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0590:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

JEL Classification: J22; J13; K31; N12


Tags: child labor; child labor laws; household labor supply


This paper has been published as:
'Child Labor and the Labor Supply of Other Household Members: Evidence from 1920 America,' American Economic Review, vol. 96(5), December 2006, pages 1788-1801.
cover
CEP Discussion Paper
Intergenerational Transfers and Household Structure. Why Do Most Italian Youths Live With Their Parents? Marco Manacorda and Enrico Moretti
June 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0536:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)

JEL Classification: J120;J610;H550


Tags: family structure; living arrangements; two-sample iv

cover
CEP Discussion Paper
Just Can't Get Enough:More On Skill-Biassed Change and Labour Market Performance Marco Manacorda and Alan Manning
January 1999
Paper No' CEPDP0412:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
cover
CEP Discussion Paper
Regional Imbalances and Aggregate Performance in a Leading Sector Model of the Labour Market: An analysis of Italian data 1977-1991 Marco Manacorda and Barbara Petrongolo September 1998
Paper No' CEPDP0402:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
cover
CEP Discussion Paper
European versus US Unemployment: Different Responses to Increased Demand for skill? Richard Jackman, Richard Layard, Marco Manacorda and Barbara Petrongolo
June 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0349:
Read Abstract | Full Paper (pdf)
CEP Discussion Paper
Qualifications and the Labour Market in Britain: 1984-1994 Skill Biased Change in the Demand for Labour or Credentialism? Marco Manacorda and Peter Robinson February 1997
Paper No' CEPDP0330:
Read Abstract | Order
CEP Discussion Paper
Skill Mismatch and Unemployment in OECD Countries Marco Manacorda and Barbara Petrongolo
September 1996
Paper No' CEPDP0307:
Read Abstract | Order