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Michele Giannola

Michele Giannola

International Research Associate


PhD in Economics, University College London, 2021
MRes in Economics, University College London (Distinction), 2015
MSc in Economics, University College London (Distinction), 2014
Master 1 in Analysis and Policy in Economics, Paris School of Economics, 2013
BSc in Economics, Bocconi University, 2012

Michele is an applied microeconomist, and studies topics relating to the economics of education, household economics and human capital formation in the early childhood years. He is an International Research Associate at IFS.

Academic outputs

IFS Working Paper W22/28
Intra-household inequality explains up to 50 percent of the cross-sectional variation in child human capital in the developing world. I study the role played by parents’ educational investment to explain this inequality and its determinants.
IFS Working Paper W22/02
We exploit the randomized evaluation of a remedying education intervention that improved the reading skills of low-performing third grade students in Colombia, to study whether providing educational support to low-achieving students affects the academic performance of their higher-achieving ...

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