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[Photo: Rui COSTA] Dr Rui COSTA
Occasional Research Assistant - Education and Skills, Labour Markets
Email: r.m.vieira-marques-da-costa@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 2.01 A  

Expertise: Labour Economics, Crime Economics and Applied Microeconomics

Biography:

Rui joined CEP in December 2012. He has worked with Prof. Steve Machin and Dr. Brian Bell in the fields education and crime. His research fields span through labour economics, crime economics and applied microeconometrics.

Education:

  • PhD Economics - University College of London 2018
  • MSc Economics - University College of London 2012
  • BSc Economics - NOVA School of Business and Economics 2011

Awards:

  • ESRC Studentship 2012-2016
  • Best Masters Thesis - MSc Economics - University College of London 2012

Selected Publications:

CEP Publications

CEP BREXIT Analysis
Protectionism and Deskilling: Evidence from Brexit Rui Costa, Nikhil Datta, Swati Dhingra, Rebecca Freeman and Stephen Machin
May 2018
Paper No' CEPBREXIT12:
Full Paper (pdf)

Tags: brexit; skills; protectionism

CVER Briefing Note
Investing in People: The Case for Human Capital Tax Credits Rui Costa, Nikhil Datta, Stephen Machin and Sandra McNally
March 2018
Paper No' CVERBRF007:
Full Paper (pdf)

Tags: human capital; tax credits; uk economy; industrial strategy

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CEP Industrial Strategy Paper
Investing in People: The Case for Human Capital Tax Credits Rui Costa, Nikhil Datta, Stephen Machin and Sandra McNally
March 2018
Paper No' CEPIS01:
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Tags: #cepindustrialstrategy; industrial strategy; capital tax credits

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The Return of Falling Real Wages David Blanchflower, Rui Costa and Stephen Machin
May 2017
Paper No' CEPRWU006:
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The Return of Falling Real Wages David Blanchflower, Rui Costa and Stephen Machin
May 2017
Paper No' CEPRWU006:
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CEP Real Wages Update
The Return of Falling Real Wages David Blanchflower, Rui Costa and Stephen Machin
May 2017
Paper No' CEPRWU006:
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Tags: real wages; wages; growth

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CEP Discussion Paper
Crime, Compulsory Schooling Laws and Education Brian Bell, Rui Costa and Stephen Machin
October 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1374:
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JEL Classification: I2; K42


Tags: crime; education; compulsory schooling laws