Stephen Machin is Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics. Previously he has been visiting Professor at Harvard University (1993/4) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2001/2). He was an independent member of the Low Pay Commission in the UK and is a Fellow of the British Academy. He has been President of the European Association of Labor Economists (2009-11) and is a Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2002.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 6205
published in: Journal of Regional Science, 2013, 53 (1), 118–141
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5981
published as 'The Rising Postgraduate Wage Premium' in: Economica, 2016, 83, 281-306
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5018
published in: Economica, 2012, 79 (316), 658–679
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5000
published in: Economic Journal, 2011, 121 (552), 463-484 [online]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4996
published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2013, 95, 1278-90
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4719
published in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2016, 118, 3-24
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3866
published as 'Using Compulsory Mobility to Identify School Quality and Peer Effects' in: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2015, 77(4), 566–587
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3845
published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2011, 10 (2), 417-50.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3410
published in: American Economic Review, 2011, 101 (5), 2157-2181
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2653
published in: Journal of Human Capital, 2010, 4 (4), 365-393