Dr Francesca Salvati

Department of Economics
Dr Francesca Salvati



I am a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics at the University of Essex. Previously, I was a Research Fellow in the research department at the Bank of Italy. I hold a PhD in Economics from University College London. I am a Research Associate at the Institute for Fiscal Studies and a Research Affiliate at IZA. Research Areas: Labour Economics, Health, Education. For more details, please visit my personal webpage at


  • PhD Economics University College London, (2021)

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Strategies of Economic Development (EC335)

  • Economic Development Theory (EC902)


Journal articles (2)

Carneiro, P., Cruz Aguayo, Y., Salvati, F. and Schady, N., The effect of classroom rank on learning throughout elementary school: experimental evidence from Ecuador. Journal of Labor Economics

Attanasio, O., Meghir, C., Nix, E. and Salvati, F., (2017). Human capital growth and poverty: Evidence from Ethiopia and Peru. Review of Economic Dynamics. 25, 234-259

+44 (0) 1206 872769


3.210, Colchester Campus