Dr Michela Vecchi is the Research Leader for the Department of Economics, Research Fellow at the Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research (CEEDR), Consultant for the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and Visiting fellow at National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR). She is module leader for Econometrics (year 2), Applied Econometrics (Year 2) and Data analysis (MSc).
Dr Vecchi has over 20 years' research experience and has worked on a variety of topics within the productivity and labour economics spectrum. Her 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
New! Graduates' labour market outcomes during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic: occupational switches and skill mismatch. In coopearation with the Office for National Statistics.
Vecchi, M., Elf, P., Ueno, A., Dennis, C., Devereux, L., Dimperi, A. (2021). Shall we dance? Dance, well-being and productivity performance: a three-country study. Under review with the Journal of International Marketing.
More information on dance-related projects can be found on my Dance, Well-being and Productivity website.
Vecchi, M., Savic, M., Romiti, M. (2020). Skill mismatch among UK Graduates. Forthcoming in the ESCOE discussion paper series.
Domenech, J., Rizov, M., Vecchi, M. (2020). Going online: the impact of websites on market structure. Under review with Industrial and Corporate Change.
Recently published papers
O’Mahony, M., Vecchi, M., Venturini, F. (2020). Capital heterogeneity and the decline of the labour share. Economica, 88(350), 271-296.
Discussed in my Faculti.net interview: https://faculti.net/technology-intangible-assets-and-the-decline-of-the-labor-share/
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.
Skill mismatch among UK graduates:
16th - 18th September: ESCoE Conference, King's College London - ONLINE.
14th - 16th December: INFER conference, University of Sorbonne Paris Nord - ONLINE
The dynamics of the labour share in a world with heterogeneous capital: ESCOE conference, 8-10 May 2019, King’s College London; RES conference 2018, Brighton.
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.
Visiting Fellow, National Institute of Economic and Social Research
Associate staff, CEEDR, Middlesex University
English, Italian, French
Vecchi, Michela and Savic, Maja and Romiti, Marina (2021) Skill mismatch among UK graduates. Discussion Paper. Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE), London, UK. (Accepted/In press)
O'Mahony, Mary and Vecchi, Michela and Venturini, Francesco (2021) Capital heterogeneity and the decline of the labour share. Economica , 88 (350). pp. 271-296. ISSN 0013-0427
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 (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 .
Occupational changes and skill mismatch during Covid-19: implications for graduates in the UK. Funded by the ESRC, as part of UK Research and Innovation's rapid response to COVID-19. Grant n. ES/VO17543/1
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