Michel Serafinelli

Assistant Professor in Economics at the University of Essex
  Research and Teaching Fields
Labour Economics, Economics of Cities and Regions, Political Economy, and Productivity and Technology.

I study the causes and the effects of differences across local labour markets in labour market outcomes, innovation and other economic and socio-institutional variables. Recurring themes are (a) labour mobility; (b) knowledge transfer; (c) cultural attitudes; (d) design-based analysis; (e) matched employer-employee data; and (f) mixed methods.

 Research Summary is here.


    Attitudes, Policies and Work (with Francesco Giavazzi and Fabio Schiantarelli), Journal of the European Economic Association [Late Working Paper VersionWeb Appendix]

   Working Papers and Work in Progress
 Creativity over Time and Space - with Guido Tabellini [CEPR Discussion Paper 12365; VOX non-technical summaryMedia Coverage: Marginal Revolution

  Rust Belts of the World: The Effect of De-Industrialization on Cities in Six Countries – with Luisa Gagliardi and Enrico Moretti [Abstract]

  Mobility of Inventors and Knowledge Transfer – with Sabrina Di Addario and Myra Mohnen [Abstract]

  Notable People: Superstar Effects, Mobility, and the Dynamics of Creative Clusters - with Jean-Benoit Eymeoud, Olivier Gergaud, Morgane Louenan, Guido Tabellini and Etienne Wasmer

  Visits and Talks
    Oct 23-25 Sorbonne & PSE (Visit)
    Nov 15 - 16 Bocconi U (Visit)