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[Photo: Giulia FAGGIO] Dr Giulia FAGGIO
Research Associate - Urban Programme
Tel:  020 7852 3592
Email: g.faggio1@lse.ac.uk
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Expertise: Applied micro-economics, labour economics and urban economics

Biography:

Giulia Faggio is a Research Associate at the Spatial Economics Research Centre at at the London School of Economics (LSE), where she worked as a full-time Research Officer between April 2010 and August 2014. She is also a Lecturer in Economics in the Department of Economics and Quantitative Methods, at the Westminster Business School, University of Westminster. She previously worked as a Senior Economist at Citigroup Global Markets Ltd. and as a full-time researcher at the Centre for Economic Performance at the LSE.

Current Areas of Research:

Giulia is an applied micro-economist with special interests in urban economics and labour economics. Her work has focused on wage inequality and firm productivity dispersion in the UK, patterns of work and unemployment in OECD countries. More recently, she has strengthened her interests in local economic development, agglomeration economics and entrepreneurship.

Education:

  • Ph.D. Economics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.
  • Advanced Studies Program (ASP) in International Economic Policy & Research, Institute of World Economics, Kiel, Germany.
  • Laurea (BA Hon.) and MSc Economics, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy

Selected Publications:

  • “Self-employment and Entrepreneurship in Urban and Rural Labour Markets” (with Olmo Silva), Journal of Urban Economics, forthcoming.

  • “The Effect of Public Sector Employment on Local Labour Markets” (with Henry G. Overman), Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 79, pp. 91-107, 2014.

  • “Patterns of Work across the OECD” (with Stephen Nickell), Economic Journal, Vol.117 (521), pp. F416-F440, 2007.

CEP Publications

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Relocation of Public Sector Workers: Evaluating a Place-based Policy Giulia Faggio
February 2014
Paper No' SERCDP0155:
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JEL Classification: O1; R23; R58; J61


Tags: economic development; regional labour markets; regional government policy; job displacement

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Heterogeneous Agglomeration Giulia Faggio, Olmo Silva and William C. Strange
January 2014
Paper No' SERCDP0152:
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JEL Classification: R00; R28


Tags: agglomeration; microfoundations; heterogeneity; clusters

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Effect of Public Sector Employment on Local Labour Markets Giulia Faggio and Henry G. Overman
June 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0111:
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JEL Classification: J31; J45


Tags: local labour markets; public and private sector employment; wages

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Evolution of Inequality in Productivity and Wages: Panel Data Evidence Giulia Faggio, Kjell Salvanes and John Van Reenen
August 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0821:
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JEL Classification: D24; J24; J31; O31


Tags: wage inequality; productivity dispersion; technology


This paper has been published as:
Industrial and Corporate Change, 2010 19(6): 1919-1951
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CEP Discussion Paper
Job Destruction, Job Creation and Unemployment in Transition Countries: What Can We Learn? Giulia Faggio
May 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0798:
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JEL Classification: J63; J64; P20


Tags: job reallocation; unemployment; transitional economies

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CEP Discussion Paper
Patterns of Work Across the OECD Giulia Faggio and Stephen Nickell
June 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0730:
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Data Files associated with this paper.

JEL Classification: J22


Tags: work; working hours; employment

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CEP Discussion Paper
Inactivity Among Prime Age Men in the UK Giulia Faggio and Stephen Nickell
February 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0673:
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JEL Classification: J60


Tags: inactivity; disability