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
Language barriers in multinational companies: Evidence from Myanmar
English language courses for domestic managers improve their interactions with foreign managers, and potential employers value these interactions
Louise Guillouet Amit Khandelwal Rocco Macchiavello Matthieu Teachout
The dangers of emerging-market competition: Evidence from Rwanda’s coffee supply chain
Increased competition in agriculture markets sustained by informal contracts can diminish performance and value for all players in the supply chain
Mark-ups in the Bangladeshi garment industry: The importance of buyer procurement
How much do international buyers in the garment industry use their market power to squeeze the mark-ups of Bangladeshi garment suppliers?
Strategic default in the international coffee market
Linking farmers to global markets could spur growth and reduce poverty, but if markets do not work well these gains cannot be realised
The coffee chain: Linking farmers to the global market
How can smallholder farmers in Africa overcome barriers and export their produce to valuable Western markets?
Infrequent payments as a saving device
Dairy farmers have high demand for infrequent payments, which help save. Poor enforcement, however, limits competition in the supply of these...