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[Photo: Michael AMIOR] Dr Michael AMIOR
Research Officer - Community
Email: M.A.Amior@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 2.01 F  

Personal WebSite WWW

Expertise: Labour, Migration, Education, Housing


I am a Research Officer in the Communities Programme at CEP. Much of my work is focused on migration, both within and between countries. In particular, I am looking at why local joblessness is so persistent and the implications for social capital and crime.

Current Areas of Research:

Local joblessness and social capital

Impact of migration on wages

Geographical integration of labour markets


  • PhD Economics, UCL
  • MSc Economics, UCL
  • BA Economics, Cambridge

CEP Publications

CEP Discussion Paper
The Persistence of Local Joblessness Michael Amior and Alan Manning
June 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1357:
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JEL Classification: J61; J64; R23

Tags: local labor markets; unemployment; inactivity; internal migration; commuting

CEP Discussion Paper
Why are Higher Skilled Workers More Mobile Geographically? The Role of the Job Surplus Michael Amior
March 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1338:
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JEL Classification: J24; J61; J64

Tags: internal migration; job search; education; skills