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.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15276
published in: Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2022, 41 (4), 1118 - 1156
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14499
published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2021, 79, 102487
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14219
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2021, 186, 113-134
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13275
published in: Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2020, 36(4), 882-902
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12604
Emanuele Ciani, Adeline Delavande, Ben Etheridge, Marco Francesconi
published in: Economic Journal, 2023, 133 (649), 98-129
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11361
revised version published in: European Economic Review, 2018, 109, 63-82
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10827
revised version published as 'Equilibrium Search with Multiple Attributes and the Impact of Equal Opportunities for Women' in: Journal of Political Economy, 2019, 127 (1), 138-162
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10679
revised version published in: European Economic Review, 2019, 117, 56-82