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Dr Laura Fumagalli Senior Research Officer, University of Essex

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Email
lfumag@essex.ac.uk
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01206 872387
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2N2.6.03
Curriculum vitae

I am an economist. My research interests are applied labour, health, and development economics, and survey methodolgy. I am particularly interested in:

  • Determinants of social and human capital
  • Causes and effects of ethnic diversity and segregation
  • Microcredit
  • Child labour
  • Determinants and measurement of well-being
  • Methods to reduce and correct for non response
  • Impact evaluation
  • Field and survey experiments

I am part of the Understanding Society team. I had been involved in a number of projects including: the sample design of the ethnic minority boost sample, the imputation of income data, the creation of the harmonised BHPS-Understanding Society dataset, and the inclusion of Understanding Society into the Cross National Equivalent File (CNEF).

 


Publications

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  1. The total survey error paradigm and pre-election polls: the case of the 2006 Italian general elections

    Laura Fumagalli and Emanuela Sala

  2. Experiments with methods to reduce attrition in longitudinal surveys

    Laura Fumagalli, Heather Laurie, and Peter Lynn


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