Luca Fumarco is an Assistant Professor at the economic department of Masaryk University, Brno, Czechia.

Previously, he has been a postdoc fellow at Tulane University and an economist at the national statistical institute of Luxembourg, STATEC.
His latest studies focus on two broad topics: (i) measuring discrimination in the markets, and (ii) measuring the effect of within cohort age differences (i.e., relative age effects and age at school entry effects) on labour outcomes, well-being, and education.

His studies have been published in Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Economics Letters, Land Economics, AEA Papers & Proceedings.

He graduated at Linnaeus University in 2015, while his graduate studies were at the University of Eastern Piedmont and at the Université de Rennes 1.

Luca Fumarco joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in November 2020.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16163
Luca Fumarco, S. Michael Gaddis, Francesco Sarracino, I. Snoddy
revised version published in:Stata Journal, 2024, 24 (1), 130-160
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14977
Luca Fumarco, Alessandro Vandromme, Levi Halewyck, Eline Moens, Stijn Baert
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14448
revised version published in: Economics Letters, 2021, 208, 110086
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11990
revised version published as 'Younger, Dissatisfied, and Unhealthy? Relative Age and Life-satisfaction in Adolescence' (with additional coauthor: Francesco Sarracino) in: Economics & Human Biology, 2019, 168, 313 - 337
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11972
revised version published in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization,, 2019, 168, 318-337.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11285
revised version published as 'Ethnic discrimination in hiring, labour market tightness and the business cycle - Evidence from field experiments.' in: Applied Economics, 2018, 50 (24), 2652 - 2663 [Online]
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