Monica Costa Dias

Dr Monica Costa Dias

Associate Director

Education:

PhD Economics, University College London, 2002
MA Economics (17/20), New University of Lisbon, 1997
BA Applied Mathematics to Economics and Management (17/20), Technical University of Lisbon, 1995

Monica is a Senior Research Economist at the IFS and a Research Economist at the Centre for Economics and Finance, University of Porto. Monica's research interests include the determinants and dynamics of labour supply and human capital, the evaluation and design of eductional and employment policies in dynamic economies and the development of econometric methods for policy evaluation.

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Female labour supply, human capital and welfare reform

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We estimate a dynamic model of employment, human capital accumulation - including education, and savings for women in the UK, exploiting tax and benefit reforms, and use it to analyze the effects of welfare policy.

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