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
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 'Relative age effect on European adolescents' social network' 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]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7619
revised version published as 'Does the design of correspondence studies influence the measurement of discrimination?' in: IZA Journal of Migration, 2014, 3, 11 [Online]