Livia Menezes

Livia Menezes

Assistant Professor in Economics

Contact details

Birmingham Business School
Department of Economics
University House
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Livia is an applied microeconomist and her research focuses on public policy analysis related to crime, education, health and labour.

She is currently working on an overarching project on the cost of crime in Brazil. More details can be found on the Cost of Crime Project website.


  • PhD in Economics, University of Leicester, UK
  • MSc in Economics, Federal University of Ceará, Brazil
  • BSc in Economics, Federal University of Ceará, Brazil.


Applied Econometrics

Mathematical Statistics for Economists


Research Interests:

Economics of Crime, Economics of Education, Health Economics, Labour Economics.

Other activities

Deputy Academic Integrity Officer for Economics


Recent publications


Foureaux Koppensteiner , M & Menezes, L 2024, 'Maternal Dengue and Health Outcomes of Children', American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 530-553.

Foureaux Koppensteiner , M & Menezes, L 2021, 'Violence and human capital investments', Journal of Labor Economics, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 787-823.

Commissioned report

Bandyopadhyay, S, Karavias, Y, Menezes, L, Taylor, J, Apena Rogers, S, Kane, E, Burton, A, Evans, E, Abramovaite, J, Montgomery, P, Chandan, J, Martin, J, Banerjee, A, Cole, M & Chaudhuri, K 2024, Remedi Restorative Mentors: Pilot trial report. Youth Endowment Fund. <>

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