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Marco Francesconi

Head of Economics, University of Essex

Professor Marco Francesconi joined the Department in September 2004. Marco's main area of research is labour economics, with special interest in family economics, intergenerational links and labour market dynamics. His recent work has appeared in the Economic Journal, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, European Economic Review and Journal of Human Resources.

Marco 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), the Institute for the Study of Labor (Bonn) and the Centre for Household Income Labour and Demographic economics (Torino).


  • –present
    Head of Economics , University of Essex