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Marco Pecoraro

Current position

since 2006

Scientific collaborator at the Swiss forum for migration and population studies (SFM)

University of Neuchâtel

Research fields

Labour Economics, Education Economics, Population Economics, Statistics and Applied Econometrics

Education

2006 - 2013

PhD in Economics

Catholic University of Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve), Belgium

Ph.D. thesis:

"Incidence and wage effects of educational mismatch in the Swiss labour market"

under the supervision of

Professors Muriel Dejemeppe and  Bruno Van der Linden

        

2002 - 2003

Master of Arts in Economics

Catholic University of Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve), Belgium

                    

1998 - 2002

Degree in Economics (license en science économique, mention économie politique)

Ecole des HEC, University of Lausanne

Professional experience

2013 - 2014

International expert, Albanian Institute of Statistics, Albania.

 

2003 - 2006

Research assistant at the SFM

 

2001 - 2002

Teaching assistant of Professor Aurelio Mattei

Inférence et Décision statistiques (Probability & Statistics) 

Ecole des HEC, University of Lausanne

Work in progress

Occupational exposure to foreigners and attitudes towards equal opportunities (with Didier Ruedin). An earlier version is available at IRENE Working Papers 17-06, UNINE, 2017, download pdf

 

Is there a health benefit of dual citizenship rights? Evidence from a quasi-experiment (with Philippe Wanner)

 

A nonparametric analysis of the healthy immigrant effect (with Antonio Fidalgo, Philippe Wanner, and Alberto Holly). A version is available at IRENE Working Papers 16-15, UNINE, 2016, download pdf

 

The immigrant health gap and its socio-economic determinants in Switzerland (with Sara Rellstab, Philippe Wanner, and Alberto Holly). A version is available at IRENE Working Papers 16-14, UNINE, 2016, download pdf

 

Estimating the returns to educational mismatch with panel data: The role of unobserved heterogeneity revisited. An earlier version is available at IRES Discussion Papers 2011036, UCLouvain, 2011, download pdf

 

Immigrants’ occupational mismatch, return and onward migration: Evidence from Switzerland (with Philippe Wanner)

 

Entrepreneurship and attitudes toward equal opportunities for foreign and Swiss citizens.

Other publications

'The gender gap in mental health: Immigrants in Switzerland', in: Women's Mental Health: Resistance and Resilience in Community and Society. Springer International Publishing, 2015 (with Jehane Simona Moussa and Didier Ruedin)

 

'Devenir Suisse. Les facteurs intervenant dans le choix de se naturaliser', in: Wanner, Philippe (ed.),   La démographie des étrangers en Suisse . Zurich: Seismo, 2012

 

'Rester ou partir: les déterminants de l'émigration hors de Suisse', in: Wanner, Philippe (ed.),   La démographie des étrangers en Suisse . Zurich: Seismo, 2012

 

Gender, brain waste and job-education mismatch among migrant workers in Switzerland, International Migration Papers 111, Geneva: ILO, 2011, download pdf

  

'Highly skilled migrants in the Swiss labour market with a special focus on migrants from developing countries', in: Scientific diasporas as development partners. Skilled migrants from Colombia, India and South Africa in Switzerland: empirical evidence and policy responses. Chapter 4, pages 179-195, 2010,    download pdf

 

'Les migrants hautement qualifiés', in: Migrants et marché du travail. Compétences et insertion professionelle des personnes d’origine étrangère en Suisse, Neuchâtel: OFS, 2005

  

'Femmes étrangères et marché du travail', in: Migrants et marché du travail. Compétences et insertion professionelle des personnes d’origine étrangère en Suisse, Neuchâtel: OFS, 2005 (with Philippe Wanner and Rosita Fibbi)

Curriculum Vitae (view pdf)