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 Associate of the Institute for Fiscal Studies (London), and a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London) 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 and labor market dynamics. His recent work has appeared in the 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. 1837
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2010, 23 (3), 1073-1103
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1248
published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2007, 42 (1), 1-31
IZA Discussion Paper No. 857
revised version published as 'Control Rights in Complex Partnerships' in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2011, 9(3), 551-589
IZA Discussion Paper No. 737
published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2003, 57 (1), 68-91
IZA Discussion Paper No. 673
published in: Gabriel Fagan, Francesco Paolo Mongelli and Julian Morgan (eds.), Institutions and Wage Formation in the New Europe, Edward Elgar 2003
IZA Discussion Paper No. 618
published in: J. Messina, C. Michelacci, J. Turunen and G. Zoega (eds.), Proceedings of the 2004 ECB/CEPR Labour Market Workshop, Edward Elgar 2006
IZA Discussion Paper No. 465
revised version published in: Economic Journal, 2006, 116 (513), 659-679
IZA Discussion Paper No. 232
Elena Bardasi, Marco Francesconi
published in: Social Science and Medicine, 2004, 58 (9), 1671-1688
IZA Discussion Paper No. 215
rrevised version published as 'The Effect of Parental Employment on Child Schooling' in: Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2013, 28(5), 796-822
IZA Discussion Paper No. 205
published in: Economic Journal, 2002, 112 (480), F585-606