Sonia Oreffice is Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics of the University of Exeter, and a Co-Editor of the Review of Economics of the Household. Before joining Exeter in September 2018, she worked at University of Surrey, Universidad de Alicante, CCNY-CUNY, and Clemson University. She obtained her PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2004, and her BA in Economics at the Universita' di Venezia (Italy) in 1998.

Her research interests are in labor economics, family economics, marriage market matching, health economics, and applied microeconomics.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2009.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 14571
revised version published as 'Transportation to work by sexual orientation' in: PLoS ONE , 2022, 17(2), e0263687
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12563
revised version published as 'The effect of education on spousal education: A genetic approach' in: Labour Economics, 2021, Volume 71, 102023. Open access: [Link to the published version]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10072
revised version published in: Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2019, 34, 707-72
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8527
revised version published as 'Beauty, Body Size and Wages: Evidence from a Unique Data Set ' in: Economics and Human Biology, 2016, 22, 24-34.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7997
published in: Journal of Labor Research, 2014, 35(2), 162-184
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6196
revised version published in: Journal of Demographic Economics, 2016, 82, 399-421.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5392
revised version published as 'Bidimensional Matching with Heterogeneous Preferences: Education and Smoking in the Marriage Market' in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2018, 16(1), 161-198.
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