cgCorrado Giulietti

Corrado Giulietti, Deputy Director of the China Economic Centre, is Associate Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics and also collaborates with the ESRC Centre for Population Change.

After being awarded a PhD in Economics from the University of Southampton, he moved to the Institute for Labor Economics (IZA) in Bonn, Germany, where he held several positions, including Director of Research until his return to the UK in February 2016.

Corrado’s main research fields are Labour Economics and Development Economics, with particular focus on migration. Some of the topics he recently worked on include the well-being consequences of immigration, racial discrimination, and the economic causes and effects of rural-urban migration in China.

His work has been published in leading journals such as the Journal of Labor Economics, the Journal of the European Economic Association, and the Journal of Population Economics. His research on China featured in outlets such as the China Economic Review, the Journal of Human Capital, the Review of Economic of the Household and the International Journal of Manpower (winning the Emerald Award for Excellence in 2013). He has edited a special volume on the Chinese labour market for Research in Labor Economics.

His research featured in the New York Times, and in the blogs of the Economist, Freakonomics, VoxEU and Slate. He has advised the EU Commission, the EU Parliament, the OECD, the World Bank and the Chinese Government on issues related to migration.

Corrado is currently involved in the large project “Migration and the Reshaping of Consumption Patterns” funded by DFG/ESRC/ANR/NSFC and has led the project “Europe Meets China: Images of contemporary China” funded by the European Commission. He has visited and gave seminars and lectures at several Chinese institutions including Peking University, Tsinghua University, Renmin University of China, Beijing Normal University, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and the City University of Hong Kong.

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