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Emilia Del Bono Director of MiSoC, University of Essex

Emilia del bono
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edelbono@essex.ac.uk
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01206 873569
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2N2.6.12
Curriculum vitae

I am a Professor of Economics at ISER, University of Essex. My research agenda is focused on the nature, causes, and consequences of disparities in children’s human capital that lead to inequalities later on in life.

As of March 2020 I am the new Director of the ESRC-funded Centre for Micro Social Change (MiSoC). MiSoC is a multidisciplinary centre, promoting collaboration between economists, sociologists and other social scientists, and using quantitative social science to provide evidence with which to address key societal challenges. MiSoC has been based at ISER at the University of Essex since 1989. Our programme of work for the 2019-2024 cycle will investigate how individuals and families are responding to the challenge of the world’s need for a creative, adaptable labour force – with higher levels of education and a greater reliance on social skills. It will also explore demographic changes: including new family structures, changing gender roles, an ageing population and growing diversity from migration.

I am also continuing to work on the ESRC-funded project Inequality in Higher Education Outcomes in the UK, which features a large longitudinal study of higher university students started in 2015.

See also: https://sites.google.com/site/edelbono/

Follow me on Twitter @delbono_emilia


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    Publications

    Displaying publications 1 - 15 of 51 in total

    1. Quantity and quality of childcare and children’s educational outcomes

      Jo Blanden, Emilia Del Bono, Kirstine Hansen, et al.

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Public Policy
      4. Caregiving
    2. Coping with school closures: changes in home-schooling during COVID-19

      Emilia Del Bono, Laura Fumagalli, Angus Holford, et al.

      1. Information And Communication Technologies
      2. Social Groups
      3. Time Use
      4. Education
      5. Child Development
      6. Households
      7. Public Policy
      8. Health
      9. Life Course Analysis
      10. Social Stratification
      11. Covid 19
    3. Academic and non-academic investments at university: the role of expectations, preferences and constraints

      Adeline Delavande, Emilia Del Bono, and Angus Holford

      1. Time Use
      2. Economics
      3. Ethnic Groups
      4. Social Stratification
      5. Higher Education
    4. Skill formation and the trouble with child non-cognitive skill measures

      Emilia Del Bono, Josh Kinsler, and Ronni Pavan

      1. Human Capital
      2. Education
      3. Child Development
    5. Smoking behaviour and individual well-being: a fresh look at the effects of the 2005 public smoking ban in Italy

      Emilia Del Bono and Daniela Vuri

      1. Public Policy
      2. Health
      3. Social Behaviour
    6. Early maternal time investment and early child outcomes

      Emilia Del Bono, Marco Francesconi, Yvonne Kelly, et al.

      1. Time Use
      2. Child Development
      3. Social Psychology
    7. Universal pre-school education: the case of public funding with private provision

      Jo Blanden, Emilia Del Bono, Sandra McNally, et al.

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Economics
    8. The long-run effects of attending an elite school: evidence from the United Kingdom

      Damon Clark and Emilia Del Bono

      1. Education
      2. Life Course Analysis
    9. Fertility and economic instability: the role of unemployment and job displacement

      Emilia Del Bono, Andrea Weber, and Rudolf Winter-Ebmer

      1. Unemployment
      2. Childbearing: Fertility
    10. Evaluating a demand-side approach to expanding free preschool education

      Jo Blanden, Emilia Del Bono, Kirstine Hansen, et al.

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Public Policy
      4. Caregiving
    11. Evaluating a demand-side approach to expanding free preschool education

      J. Blanden, Emilia Del Bono, K. Hansen, et al.

      1. Education
      2. Child Development
      3. Public Policy
      4. Caregiving
    12. The long-run effects of attending an elite school: evidence from the UK

      Damon Clark and Emilia Del Bono

      1. Education
      2. Life Course Analysis
    13. Fertility and economic instability: the role of unemployment and job displacement

      Emilia Del Bono, Andrea Weber, and Rudolf Winter-Ebmer

      1. Unemployment
      2. Childbearing: Fertility
    14. Seasonality in smoking behaviour: re-evaluating the effects of the 2005 public smoking ban in Italy

      Emilia Del Bono, Klaus Grunberger, and Daniela Vuri

      1. Public Policy
      2. Health
      3. Social Behaviour
    15. Legalization and regulation of cannabis

      Mark L. Bryan, Emilia Del Bono, and Stephen Pudney


    Media

    Displaying media publications 1 - 15 of 125 in total

    1. Fun time with mom makes kids smarter

    2. Just half an hour a day with mum makes a child smarter

    3. Kids who spend just half an hour a day with their mums are smarter, more sociable and even do better at university

    4. Child's cognitive skills 'linked to time spent with mother'

    5. Child’s cognitive skills linked to time spent with mother

    6. A cautionary tale for politicians pushing universal preschool

    7. Evidence of free hours’ benefits is lacking

    8. Free nursery places at age three 'do not boost a child's education'

    9. Free childcare 'has made no improvement in primary school exam results', research shows

    10. Free pre-school education: evidence of the impact on child outcomes in primary school

    11. Cannabis legalisation worth millions - government report

    12. Legalising cannabis would raise millions in tax, says government study

    13. Leaked Treasury report reveals legalised cannabis could be worth hundreds of millions to the Exchequer

    14. Legalising cannabis in the UK 'would raise hundreds of millions'

    15. Treasury makes financial case for legalising drugs


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