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Matteo Sandi.

Matteo Sandi

Visiting Fellow

Expertise: labour economics, economics of crime and economics of education


Biography

Dr Matteo Sandi is an Assistant Professor in Economics (RTDB) at the Cattolica University of Milan and a CEP (LSE) Visiting Fellow. Matteo has been a Research Economist at the Centre for Economic Performance (LSE) since October 2015. He completed his ESRC-funded PhD in Economics at the University of Sussex in June 2016 and, during his PhD, he consulted the World Bank on the unintended impact of restrictive migration policies on labour markets and school enrolment in Indonesia. Matteo has been a member of the Experts Panel of the Youth Endowment Fund since 2019 and a CESifo Affiliate since 2021. His current research focuses on the determinants of crime and the crime-reducing effects of schooling, policing and early childhood interventions, as well as on the use of discipline sanctions in school and their impact on student performance and criminal activity. As part of this research agenda, Matteo is leading the LSE’s Education Policy and Youth Crime in England (EPYCE) project.

Current areas of research include:

  • The determinants of crime and the crime-reducing effects of schooling, policing and public institutions.
  • The effectiveness for crime prevention of a variety of interventions, such as early childhood interventions, legislation changes and policing operations.
  • The use of discipline sanctions in school and their implications for studentsí performance and criminal activity.

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