Associate Professor, LSE
Rocco Macchiavello is Associate Professor at the London School of Economics. Rocco's research interests mainly focus on the microeconomics of private sector development. Before joining the LSE he has been faculty member at Warwick University, Visiting Fellow at SIPER (Stanford) and Harvard Kennedy School, and a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the LSE. Rocco is a Research Affiliate of BREAD, CEPR, EUDN and IGC.
Recent work by Rocco Macchiavello
How much do international buyers in the garment industry use their market power to squeeze the mark-ups of Bangladeshi garment suppliers?
Linking farmers to global markets could spur growth and reduce poverty, but if markets do not work well these gains cannot be realised
How can smallholder farmers in Africa overcome barriers and export their produce to valuable Western markets?
Dairy farmers have high demand for infrequent payments, which help save. Poor enforcement, however, limits competition in the supply of these...