Dr Michela Vecchi is the Research Leader for the Department of Economics, Research Fellow at the Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research (CEEDR), Visiting fellow at National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR). She is module leader for Econometrics, Applied Econometrics and Data analysis and year 2 leader for undergraduate programmes.
Dr Vecchi has over 20 years' research experience and has worked on a variety of topics within the productivity and labour economics spectrum. Her three main areas of research are skill mismatch and productivity, human capital, productivity and technical change, ageing, dance and cognitive abilities.
Information about qualifications and job experience can be found on Michela's Linkedln profile
Dennis, C., Devereux, L. Dilmperi, A., Elf, P., Ueno, A., Vecchi, M. (2021). Shall we dance? Dance, well-being and productivity performance: a three-country study. Work in progress
Romiti, M., Savic, M., Vecchi, M. (2020).Graduates Overqualification in the UK: where (and how) you study matters. Work in progress
Domenech, J., Rizov, M., Vecchi, M. (2020). Going online: the impact of websites on market structure. Under review with Industrial and Corporate Change.
O’Mahony, M., Vecchi, M., Venturini, F. (2020). The dynamics of the labour share in a world with heterogeneous capital. Economica, forthcoming. Discussed in my Faculti.net interview: https://faculti.net/technology-intangible-assets-and-the-decline-of-the-labor-share/
Recently published papers
Castelnovo, P., Morretta, V., Vecchi, M. (2020). Regional disparities and industrial structure: territorial capital and productivity in Italian firms. Regional Studies, 54 (12), 1709-1723.
16th - 18th September: ESCoE Conference, King's College London - ONLINE.
14th - 16th December: INFER conference, University of Sorbonne Paris Nord.
Melgaard, J., Prabhat, V., Vecchi, M., Ritchie, F., Weber, D. (2016). Regional Growth Fund Stage 1 evaluation: Economic impact.
Melgaard, J., Thol, C., Vase, P., Ritchie, F., Vecchi, M. Weber, D. (2016). Exploring the feasibility of a productivity based approach for evaluating business support interventions, BIS research paper n. 295. July 2016.
McGregor, N.F., Poschl, J., Rincon, A., Stehrer, R., Vecchi, M., Venturini, F. (2013). Reducing Productivity and Efficiency Gaps: the role of knowledge assets, absorptive capacity and institutions, Chapter 3 of the 2013 EU Competitiveness Report.
Foster-McGregor, N., Pöschl, J., Rincon, A., Stehrer, R., Vecchi, M., Venturini, F. (2013) Reducing productivity and efficiency gaps: the role of knowledge assets, absorptive capacity and institutions - Background chapter. Technical Report. European Commission
O’Manhoy, M., Vecchi, M., Venturini, F., The dynamics of the labour share in a world with heterogeneous capital. ESCOE conference, 8-10 May 2019, King’s College London.
Pieri, F., Vecchi, M., Venturini, F., Modelling the joint impact of R&D and ICT on productivity: a frontier analysis approach. ZEW conference on the Economics of Information and Communication Technologies, Mannheim, 23-24 June 2017; 15th European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (EWEPA), London, 12-15 June 2017.
O’Mahony, M., Vecchi, M., Venturini, F., The dynamics of the labour share in a world with heterogeneous capital. RES conference 2018, International Network for Economic Research (INFER) 19th Annual conference. Bordeaux, 7-9 June 2017; International Workshop on Productivity, Innovation and Intangible Investments, Assisi, 22-23 September 2017.
Lenkei, B., Mustafa, G., Vecchi, M., Human capital and growth in Asian countries: does one size fit all? INFER workshop, Horokopio University, Athens, September 2016.
English, Italian, French
Castelnovo, Paolo and Morretta, Valentina and Vecchi, Michela (2020) Regional disparities and industrial structure: territorial capital and productivity in Italian firms. Regional Studies , 54 (12). pp. 1709-1723. ISSN 0034-3404
O'Mahony, Mary and Vecchi, Michela and Venturini, Francesco (2020) Capital heterogeneity and the decline of the labour share. Economica . ISSN 0013-0427 (Published online first)
O'Mahony, Mary and Vecchi, Michela and Venturini, Francesco (2019) Technology, intangible assets and the decline of the labor share. Discussion Paper. Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE), London.
Savic, Maja and Vecchi, Michela and Lewis, Adama (2019) Overeducation and hourly wages in the UK labour market; 2006 to 2017. Economic Review: April 2019 .
O'Mahony, Mary and Vecchi, Michela and Venturini, Francesco (2019) Technology, market regulations, and labour share dynamics. In: Labor Income Share in Asia: Conceptual Issues and the Drivers. Fields, Gary and Paul, Saumik , eds. ADB Institute Series on Development Economics (ADBISDE) . Springer, Singapore, pp. 81-101. ISBN 9789811378027
Estimating the extent and the effect of skills/education mismatches on wages and firm level productivity. Funded by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Assessing the economy-wide impacts of business support interventions (RE140187BIS), funded by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).
Regional Growth Fund: impact and economic evaluation, funded by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).
Reducing Productivity and Efficiency Gaps: the role of knowledge assets, absorptivecapacity and institutions, Background study for the 2013 EU Competitiveness Report, funded by the European Commission.
External examiner for Postgraduate Taught Programme, Imperial College Business School
Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce