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Costas Meghir

Costas Meghir

International Research Fellow

Education

PhD Economics, University of Manchester, 1985
MA Economics, University of Manchester, 1980 (with Distinction)
BA Economics and Econometrics, University of Manchester, 1979 (with Honors)

Costas is a Research Fellow of the Institute. He is also Professor of Economics at Yale University and Visiting Professor at University College London. His research interests are Econometrics, Public policy, Labor economics, Economics of education, Microeconometrics, Evaluation of public policy, Household behavior, Retirement and pensions, Income distribution, Consumption, Demand analysis, Investment and Development economics.

Academic outputs

IFS Working Paper W22/13
We specify and estimate a lifecycle model of consumption, housing demand and labor supply in an environment where individuals may file for bankruptcy or default on their mortgage.
IFS Working Paper W21/33
We use matched employer-employee data from Sweden to study the role of the firm in affecting the stochastic properties of wages.

Reports and comment

External publication
This paper considers the impact of Tax credits and income support programs on female education choice, employment, hours and human capital accumulation over the life-cycle.

Presentations

Presentation
This presentation was given at the American Economics Association (AEA) and Allied Social Scientice Associations (ASSA) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.
Presentation
This presentation was given at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society for Economic Dynamics.