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Rui Costa.

Rui Costa

Research Fellow

Expertise: labour economics, applied micro econometrics, economics of crime


Dr Rui Costa is a Research Fellow for the Labour and Education and Skills Programmes and Guest Lecturer at the Department of Economics, London School of Economics. He received his PhD in Economics at the University College London in 2018.

Current areas of research include:

  • Labour economics: Real Wages and Local Labour Markets; International Trade Impacts on Labour Markets; Wage Inequality
  • Economics of crime: Youth crime and education; Criminal careers and Early Childhood Interventions; Domestic Violence; Organised Crime