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Dr Laura Fumagalli Research Fellow, University of Essex

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Email
lfumag@essex.ac.uk
Telephone
01206 872387
Office
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).


Latest Blog Posts


    Publications

    Displaying publications 31 - 45 of 57 in total

    1. Like oil and water or chocolate and peanut butter? ethnic diversity and social participation for young people in England

      Laura Fumagalli and Elena Fumagalli

    2. All in the family: is family smoking causal?

      Dean R. Lillard and Laura Fumagalli

      1. Young People
      2. Health
      3. Social Behaviour
    3. Like oil and water or chocolate and peanut butter? ethnic diversity and social participation for young people in England

      Laura Fumagalli and Elena Fumagalli

    4. Like oil and water or chocolate and peanut butter? ethnic diversity and social participation for young people in England

      Laura Fumagalli and Elena Fumagalli

    5. Understanding Society. Some preliminary results from the Wave 1 Innovation Panel

      Jonathan Burton, Heather Laurie, S.C. Noah Uhrig, et al.

    6. Il paradosso dei sondaggi politici elettorali. Quando le intenzioni di voto di quasi il 30% delle famiglie ignorate in tali indagini possono fare la differenza (in Italian)

      Laura Fumagalli and Emanuela Sala

    7. Colombia

      Laura Fumagalli, Luigi Bernardi, and Elena Fumagalli

    8. Overview of the Tax Systems and Main Tax Policy Issues

      Luigi Bernardi, Laura Fumagalli, and Luca Gandullia

    9. Taxation in South and East Asia

      Laura Fumagalli, Luigi Bernardi, and Luca Gandullia

    10. Colombia

      Luigi Bernardi, Laura Fumagalli, and Elena Fumagalli

    11. Overview of the Tax Systems and Main Tax Policy Issues

      Luca Gandullia, Luigi Bernardi, and Laura Fumagalli

    12. Overview of the Tax Systems and Main Tax Policy Issues

      Luigi Bernardi, Laura Fumagalli, and Luca Gandullia

    13. Great Expectations

      Laura Fumagalli

    14. Great Expectations

      Laura Fumagalli

    15. The Total Survey Error paradigm and pre-election polls: the case of the 2006 Italian General Elections

      Laura Fumagalli and Emanuela Sala


    Media

    Displaying all 10 media publications

    1. Mental health of mothers more negatively affected by Covid school closures than fathers, research finds

      1. Psychology
      2. Education
      3. Households
      4. Public Policy
      5. Well Being
      6. Health
      7. Life Course Analysis
      8. Caregiving
      9. Covid 19
    2. Lockdown school closures hit mental health of mums but not dads, study claims

      1. Psychology
      2. Education
      3. Households
      4. Public Policy
      5. Well Being
      6. Health
      7. Life Course Analysis
      8. Caregiving
      9. Covid 19
    3. Covid lockdown school closures ‘hit mothers’ mental health but left fathers unaffected’

      1. Psychology
      2. Education
      3. Households
      4. Public Policy
      5. Well Being
      6. Health
      7. Life Course Analysis
      8. Caregiving
      9. Covid 19
    4. Covid school closures damaged mothers’ mental health

      1. Psychology
      2. Education
      3. Households
      4. Public Policy
      5. Well Being
      6. Health
      7. Life Course Analysis
      8. Caregiving
      9. Covid 19
    5. New evidence shows how school closures hit children’s mental health hard

      1. Psychology
      2. Young People
      3. Education
      4. Child Development
      5. Public Policy
      6. Well Being
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Covid 19
    6. Children will need further help with mental health despite return of schools, study warns

      1. Psychology
      2. Young People
      3. Education
      4. Child Development
      5. Public Policy
      6. Well Being
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Covid 19
    7. Stressed pupils 'are more likely to bully and fight': Teachers could face an increase in bad behaviour in class after effect of pandemic on children's mental health, study warns

      1. Psychology
      2. Young People
      3. Education
      4. Child Development
      5. Public Policy
      6. Well Being
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Covid 19
    8. Back to school: 'It's nice to see my friends'

      1. Psychology
      2. Young People
      3. Education
      4. Child Development
      5. Public Policy
      6. Well Being
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Covid 19
    9. Schools return in England: Boris Johnson hails first steps to freedom

      1. Psychology
      2. Young People
      3. Education
      4. Child Development
      5. Public Policy
      6. Well Being
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Covid 19
    10. School closures negatively affected children's mental health, research suggests

      1. Psychology
      2. Young People
      3. Education
      4. Child Development
      5. Public Policy
      6. Well Being
      7. Health
      8. Life Course Analysis
      9. Covid 19

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