Marinella Leone - Research Fellow
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Marinella is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS). Her main research fields are Development Economics and Applied Microeconomics.
Her research interests mainly focus on the analysis of conflicts and their consequences, the economics of gender and child labour. In a current research project looks at the change in gender roles during a conflict and its long term effects on women’s empowerment indicators.
She has also been studying the short and long term impacts of conflicts, including their intergenerational effects on socio-economic outcomes. In an other research project Marinella looked at the role of women in decision-making positions of local collective action institutions devoted to the management of natural resources. Marinella's research also focuses on the analysis of child labour primarily in agricultural environments.
Domestic Violence in Ghana: Incidence, Attitudes, Determinants and Consequences
This study represents a comprehensive attempt to estimate the incidence of domestic violence in Ghana, and analyse the attitudes that sustain domestic violence, its determinants and its consequences. More details
Does War Empower Women? Evidence from Timor LesteIDS Evidence Report 121 (2015)
Conflicts may change the material conditions and the incentives individuals face through death, displacement and other consequences of violence. Being a victim of a war can also profoundly change individual beliefs, values and preferences (Bellows and Miguel 2009). More details
Short and Long-Term Impact of Violence on Education: The Case of Timor LesteWorld Bank Economic Review 1.27 (2013)
Published in the World Bank Economic Review, this paper analyses the impact of the wave of violence that occurred in Timor Leste in 1999 on education outcomes. More details
War and Stature: Growing Up during the Nigerian Civil WarAmerican economic Review (P&P) 102.3 (2012)
In this Journal article, authors investigate the legacy of the Nigerian civil war of 1967-70. More details
Education and Conflict Recovery: The Case of Timor LesteIDS Working Paper 381 (2011)
This IDS Working Paper analyses the impact of the conflict on the level and access to education of boys and girls in Timor Leste. More details