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Maria Koumenta


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    Position: Senior Research Affiliate

    Department: The Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation

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    About Maria Koumenta

    Maria Koumenta is an Assistant Professor of Labor Economics at Queen Mary, University of London. She is an expert on occupational regulation, currently leading the research on this topic in the EU and UK. Her work explores the characteristics and prevalence of occupational regulation, analyses its impact on labour market outcomes such as earnings, skills, employment, migration and service quality. She has led various projects funded by the UK government and the European Commission and has provided testimony and policy advice to various UK government departments (UK Treasury, Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Policy, Department of Health), UK Parliamentary Committees, and officials at the European Commission.

    She was awarded her PhD from the London School of Economics, where she also worked as a researcher at the Centre for Economic Performance.