Dr Marco Alfano

Lecturer

Economics

Personal statement

I am a lecturer at the Department of Economics, University of Strathclyde and a Research Associate at the the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), University College London. 
 
My research interests are development economics, economics of religion, economics of migration and applied micro econometrics. 

Publications

Islamic Law and Investments in Children : Evidence from the Sharia introduction in Nigeria
Alfano Marco
(2020)
Terrorism, Education, and the Role of Expectations : Evidence from al-Shabaab Attacks in Kenya
Alfano Marco, Görlach Joseph-Simon
(2019)
Daughters, dowries, deliveries : the effect of marital payments on fertility choices in India
Alfano Marco
Journal of Development Economics Vol 125, pp. 89-104 (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2016.11.004
Immigration and the UK : reflections after brexit
Alfano Marco, Dustmann Christian, Frattini Tommaso
Refugees and Economics Migrants (2016) (2016)

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Professional activities

External Examiner for PhD thesis - Heriot-Watt University
Examiner
2020
29TH ANNUAL CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION, 68TH EUROPEAN MEETING OF THE ECONOMETRIC SOCIETY
Participant
2020
Annual Meeting of Household in Conflict Network
Participant
2019
NBER Summer Institute
Participant
2019
Cream Workshop in Labor Economics
Participant
2018
ASREC European Economist Meeting
Participant
2017

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Projects

The social determinants of children’s welfare - Application to Wellcome Trust (Value £14,815.00)
Alfano, Marco (Principal Investigator)
Small Grant in Humanities and Social Science application - Value £14,815.00 - Unsuccessful
01-Jan-2019 - 01-Jan-2021
Health in Sub-Saharan Africa: The (neglected) role of attitudes and demography - Successful SBS Research Excellence Award
Alfano, Marco (Principal Investigator) Dickson, Alexander (Co-investigator)
Research Excellence Award
01-Jan-2017 - 31-Jan-2021
The impact of migration: differences between Scotland and the rest of the UK - Successful SBS Research Excellence Award
Alfano, Marco (Principal Investigator) Roy, Graeme (Co-investigator)
Research Excellence Award
01-Jan-2017 - 31-Jan-2020
Application to Unicredit Foundation Best Paper Award on Gender Economics
Alfano, Marco (Principal Investigator)
Application to Best paper award in competition organised by Unicredit Foundation - Value EUR 2,500 - Unsuccessful.
01-Jan-2017

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