Emma Tominey is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at The University of York, UK. She gained her PhD in Economics at University College London.

Emma's research interests lie in Family Economics, Labour Economics and Applied Microeconometrics. She has worked on topics including youth unemployment and policy evaluation of public sector incentive schemes.

Currently Emma is interested in the role of family resources on the development of child human capital, the importance of peer effects for parent decision making, the insurance role of maternity leave and the role of resources in determining childcare quality.

She joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in March 2010 and became an IZA Research Fellow in January 2013.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 13079
accepted manuscript: Journal of Labor Economics, 2022
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12792
published online in: Journal of Population Economics, 17 August 2022
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9927
published in American Economics Journal: Applied Economics; 2018, 10 (3), 206 - 234
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9479
published in: Journal of Political Economy, 2021, 129 (3), 757 - 788
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7462
published as 'Female labour supply and household employment shocks: Maternity leave as an insurance mechanism' in: European Economic Review, 2016, 87, 256-271
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6738
published in: Economic Journal, 2017, 127 (605), F117 - F141