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.
- Email: [email protected]
- Telephone: +44 (0)1334 462475
- Twitter: @lorenz_06
Publications and Working Papers
- “The Organizational Economics of School Chains” (with E. Pasini and O. Silva), IZA Discussion Paper No. 15442 (July 2022).
- “Should you Meet The Parents? The Impact of Information on Non-Test Score Attributes on School Choice” (with M. Ovidi and E. Facchetti), Catholic University of Milan Working Paper 113 (December 2021).
- “Heterogeneous Effects of School Autonomy in England” (with E. Pasini) University of St Andrews School of Economics and Finance Discussion Paper 2010 (December 2020).
- “Moving Opportunities: The Impact of Public Housing Regenerations on Student Achievement,” Queen Mary University London School of Economics Working Paper 907 (July 2020).