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I am a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at the University of Brighton, School of Business and Law, and a Fellow at the Global Labor Organization

My research interests relate to Applied Micro-econometrics with focus on Labour, Education, Migration, Subjective wellbeing and Development. 

After I have received my PhD from Royal Holloway, University of London in 2011, I spent one year in the Department of Economics at Sussex University as Teaching Fellow, then I joined the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, where I worked as Senior Economist on policy evaluation projects.

In 2017 I returned to Academia working at  King's College London, Business School, as well as at the Centre of Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), University of Oxford. In August 2021 I joined the University of Brighton as Senior Lecturer in Economics.

Since September 2022, I am a Mentor for the Royal Economic Society Mentoring Programme for early career female researchers.

New publication: "Trick or Treat? The Brexit effect on immigrants' mental health in the United Kingdom", European Economic Review, forthcoming 

In June,and September 2023 I have been a Visiting researcher at the Institute for Labour Law and Industrial Relations in the European Union, (IAAEU) at Trier University, Germany hosted by Prof. dr. Laszlo Goerke. 

I am also  a Fellow of the Advance Higher Education.

My contact details:

School of Business and Law

University of Brighton

Elm House, Lewes Road

Brighton, UK

email: c.rienzo@brighton.ac.uk                          Here is my CV