Professor Stephen Machin
Director, Centre for Economic Performance and Professor of Economics, London School of Economics
Expertise: labour market inequality, economics of education, economics of crime.
Professor of Economics, London School of Economics; Director, Centre for Economic Performance
Professor Stephen Machin's current areas of research are:
- Labour market inequality: Wage inequality trends; Falling real wages; Trends in assortative matching in earnings; Skill bias in consumption.
- Economics of education: Academy schools; Phonics programmes for reading; Postgraduates and within-graduate wage inequality; Foreign student increases.
- Economics of crime: Crime scars and the making of career criminals; Prolific offenders; Prices and returns to crime; Technology and illegal drugs markets.