Dr Lorenzo Neri

Dr Lorenzo Neri joined the School of Economics and Finance at the University of St Andrews as a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in August 2020. He completed his PhD in Economics at Queen Mary University of London in 2020. He holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Bologna, where he also earned a BSc in Law and Economics.

His research interests include applied microeconomics, labour economics, economics of education and urban economics.

Lorenzo was recently awarded a New Investigator Grant from the ESRC in the amount of approximately £300,000.  He is Co-PI with Ludovica Gazzè (Warwick) for the project “Should They Stay or Should They Go? Environmental Quality, Mobility, and Children’s Opportunities”.

In Fall 2021, Lorenzo was awarded the “Ezio Tarantelli” Annual Labor Economics Award, awarded by the Associazione Italian Economia del Lavoro (Italian Association of Labor Economics) for the best essay presented at the association’s previous year’s conference. 

At St Andrews, Lorenzo has taught EC4424 Econometrics of Impact Evaluation and EC4403 Health and Education.

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