Michel Serafinelli

I am Assistant Professor in Economics at U of Essex; previous to Essex I was at U of Toronto; I hold a Phd from Berkeley; I am a Research Fellow at IZA and CReAM
  Research Fields
Labour Economics, Regional and Urban Economics, Productivity and Technology, and 
Political Economy.

I study the causes and the effects of differences across local labour markets in labour market outcomes, innovation and other economic and socio-economic variables. Keywords are manufacturing, plant-level productivity, human capital, rural areas, labour mobility, matched employer-employee data, design-based analysis, cultural attitudes.


    Attitudes, Policies and Work (with Francesco Giavazzi and Fabio Schiantarelli), Journal of the European Economic Association [Ungated VersionWeb Appendix; non-technical summary]

   Working Papers and Work in Progress
  Creativity over Time and Space - with G. Tabellini [Submitted, IZA DP 12644VOX EU columnEEA Media Briefing; Media Coverage: Marginal Revolution
  Foreign Direct Investment and Knowledge Diffusion in Poor Locations  - with G. Abebe and M. McMillan [Submitted, IZA DP 13422

  Inventors' Coworker Networks and Innovation – with S. Di Addario and B. Korchowiec 

  The World Rust Belts – with L. Gagliardi and E. Moretti [non-technical presentation]

  Rural Labour Markets - with E. Eser and Z. Feng

    Email michel.serafinelli AT essex DOT ac DOT uk
    Twitter @MichSerafinelli

    Visits and Talks
    October: University of Cologne
    Oct 28: Vienna University of Economics and Business
    Dec 14: RWI - Essen