International Fellows

Costas Meghir

Yale University

Costas is a Research Fellow of the Institute. He is also Professor of Economics at Yale University and Visiting Professor at University College London. His research interests are Econometrics, Public policy, Labor economics, Economics of education, Microeconometrics, Evaluation of public policy, Household behavior, Retirement and pensions, Income distribution, Consumption, Demand analysis, Investment and Development economics.

Selected Publications

Decentralizing education resources: school grants in Senegal

The impact of school resources on the quality of education in developing countries may depend crucially […]

Pedro Carneiro, Oswald Koussihouèdé, Nathalie Lahire, Costas Meghir, Corina Mommaerts
31 March 2015 | CWP15/15
The marriage market, labor supply and education choice

We develop an equilibrium lifecycle model of education, marriage and labor supply and consumption in a […]

Pierre-André Chiappori, Monica Costa Dias, Costas Meghir
27 March 2015 | CWP14/15
Career progression, economic downturns and skills

This paper analyses the career progression of skilled and unskilled workers, with a focus on how […]

Jerome Adda, Christian Dustmann, Costas Meghir, Jean-Marc Robin
11 March 2013 | CWP06/13
Wages and informality in developing countries

It is often argued that informal labour markets in developing countries are the engine of growth […]

Costas Meghir, Renata Narita, Jean-Marc Robin
11 March 2013 | CWP08/13

Latest version

Wages and informality in developing countries
Costas Meghir, Renata Narita, Jean-Marc Robin
1 April 2015 | Journal Article
The long-term effects of in-work benefits in a life-cycle model for policy evaluation

This paper presents a life-cycle model of woman’s labour supply, human capital formation and savings for […]

Richard Blundell, Monica Costa Dias, Costas Meghir, Jonathan Shaw
12 February 2011 | CWP07/11
Maternal education, home environments and the development of children and adolescents

We study the intergenerational effects of maternal education on children’s cognitive achievement, behavioral problems, grade repetition […]

Pedro Carneiro, Costas Meghir, Matthias Parey
17 December 2010 | CWP39/10
Instrumental variables, local instrumental variables and control functions

We consider the identification of the average treatment effect in models with continuous endogenous variables whose […]

Jean-Pierre Florens, James Heckman, Costas Meghir, Edward Vytlacil
5 July 2002 | CWP15/02