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Marco Francesconi has been a Professor of Economics at the University of Essex since September 2004. Previously he has worked for nine years at the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex, where he continues to be a Research Fellow. He is also a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London), the CES-ifo network (Munich), and the Centre for Household Income Labour and Demographic economics (Torino).
Marco's main area of research is labor economics, with special interest in family economics, intergenerational links, income inequality, and labor market dynamics. His recent work has appeared in the Journal of Political Economy, Economic Journal, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Internatioanl Economic Review, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Human Resources, and Journal of Economic Theory.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 1999.