Matthias Parey

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University of Surrey, School of Economics


Matthias Parey is Professor in the School of Economics at the University of Surrey. Matthias is Editor of Fiscal Studies. He is Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) as well as Research Associate at ZEW. He completed his PhD in Economics at University College London (UCL).

His research interests include labour economics, economics of education, micro-econometrics, inequality and economics of innovation.


  • Chakravarty, Abhishek, Matthias Parey and Greg Wright (2020): "The Human Capital Legacy of a Trade Embargo," forthcoming, Journal of the European Economic Association.
  • Fu, Jia-Young Michael, Joel Horowitz and Matthias Parey (2020): "Testing exogeneity in nonparametric instrumental variables identified by conditional quantile restrictions," The Econometrics Journal,
  • Parey, Matthias and Imran Rasul (2020): "Measuring the Market Size for Cannabis: A New Approach Using Forensic Economics," Economica, forthcoming.
  • Francesconi, Marco and Matthias Parey (2018): "Early Gender Gaps among University Graduates," European Economic Review, 109 (2018), 63-82.
  • Parey, Matthias, Jens Ruhose, Fabian Waldinger and Nicolai Netz (2017): "The Selection of High-Skilled Emigrants," Review of Economics and Statistics, 99(5), 776-792.
  • Blundell, Richard, Joel Horowitz and Matthias Parey (2017): "Nonparametric Estimation of a Heterogeneous Demand Function under the Slutsky Inequality Restriction," Review of Economics and Statistics, 99(2), 291-304.
  • Carneiro, Pedro, Costas Meghir and Matthias Parey (2013): "Maternal Education, Home Environments, and the Development of Children and Adolescents," Journal of the European Economic Association, 11(S1), 123-160, Decennial Issue.
  • Blundell, Richard, Joel Horowitz and Matthias Parey (2012): "Measuring the Price Responsiveness of Gasoline Demand: Economic Shape Restrictions and Nonparametric Demand Estimation," Quantitative Economics, vol. 3 (1), pp. 29-51.
  • Parey, Matthias and Fabian Waldinger (2011): "Studying Abroad and the Effect on International Labour Market Mobility: Evidence from the Introduction of ERASMUS," The Economic Journal, vol. 121 (551), pp. 194-222

Research papers

  • Estimation of a Heterogeneous Demand Function with Berkson Errors (with Richard Blundell and Joel Horowitz), revise and resubmit, Review of Economics and Statistics.
  • Vocational Schooling versus Apprenticeship Training. Evidence from Vacancy Data


Link: CV

Contact details

  • Matthias Parey

School of Economics

University of Surrey

Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH

United Kingdom

  • Email:

m.parey [at]


[Last updated June 2020.]