Dr Marta Guerriero

Dr Marta Guerriero

The Department of Economics
Teaching Fellow in Economics

Contact details

Department of Economics
University of Birmingham
JG Smith Building
B15 2TT


  • PhD (Development Economics), IDPM, University of Manchester, UK
  • MSc (Economics), Collegio Carlo Alberto, University of Torino, Italy
  • MA (International Relations and Development), University of Torino, Italy


Marta Guerriero joined the Department of Economics in September 2012. Prior to that, she worked as a graduate teaching assistant at the University of Manchester and as an analyst and consultant.

Marta is an applied economist whose research interests lie within the fields of development and labour economics, with a particular focus on governance and policy evaluation. She recently completed her PhD in Development Economics at the University of Manchester (2014).


  • Econ109A Applied Economics and IT Skills
  • Econ 212AB Economic Development
  • Econ333B Labour Economics
  • EconG42 Development Economic Policy


  • Development economics labour economics
  • Governance and institutional economics
  • Income inequality
  • Labour markets
  • Social exclusion.

Other activities

Economics Department Plagiarism Officer

Undergraduate Year 2 Head


Journal articles:

ABEKAH-NKRUMAH, G., GUERRIERO, M. & PUROHIT, P. (2014). ICTs and Maternal Healthcare Utilization. Evidence from Ghana.International Journal of Social Economics, 41(7): 518-541. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJSE-11-2012-0218

 Working papers:

GUERRIERO, M. & SEN, K. 2012. What Determines the Share of Labour in National Income? A Cross-Country Analysis. IZA Discussion Paper No. 6643, June 2012. http://ftp.iza.org/dp6643.pdf

GUERRIERO, M. 2012. The Labour Share of Income around the World. Evidence from a Panel Dataset. Development Economics and Public Policy Working Paper No. 32/2012. http://www.seed.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/idpm/research/publications/wp/depp/depp-wp32/

Other publications:

GUERRIERO, M. (2015). The Impact of Internet Connectivity on Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa, Economic and Private Sector PEAKS Helpdesk Research Report. http://r4d.dfid.gov.uk/output/200310/