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 Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4961
Brighita Negrusa, Sonia Oreffice
published as 'Sexual orientation and household financial decisions: evidence from couples in the United States' in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2011, 9 (4), 445-463
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4594
revised version published as 'Fatter Attraction: Anthropometric and Socioeconomic Matching on the Marriage Market' in: Journal of Political Economy, 2012, 120 (4), 659-695. [Link to the published version]
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