Consumption patterns across cities (with Steve Gibbons).

Spatial Sorting and Agglomeration Economies within Cities (with Clément Bosquet).

The Impact of Workforce Turnover and Temporary Staff on Productivity and Health Outcomes in the Hospital Sector (with Victoria Serra-Sastre and Alistair McGuire).

Working papers

The impact of Business Improvement Districts on crime. [PowerPoint slides] [version June 2022]

Interaction of Public and Private Employment: Evidence from a German Government Move (with Teresa Schluter and Philipp vom Berge). [SERC] [City] [new version March 2022]


Faggio, G., Silva, O., & Strange, W. C. (2020), Tales of the City: What Do Agglomeration Cases Tell Us About Agglomeration in General?, (with Olmo Silva and William C. Strange), Journal of Economic Geography, 20(5), pp.1117–1143. doi:

Faggio, G. (2019). Relocation of public sector workers: Evaluating a place-based policy, Journal of Urban Economics, 111, pp. 53-75. doi:

Faggio, G., Silva, O., & Strange, W. C. (2017). Heterogeneous agglomeration. Review of Economics and Statistics, 99(1), 80-94. doi:10.1162/REST_a_00604

Faggio, G., & Silva, O. (2014). Self-employment and entrepreneurship in urban and rural labour markets. Journal of Urban Economics, 84, pp. 67-85. doi:10.1016/j.jue.2014.09.001

Faggio, G., & Overman, H. (2014). The effect of public sector employment on local labour markets. Journal of Urban Economics, 79, pp. 91-107. doi:10.1016/j.jue.2013.05.002

  • featured on Centre for Cities, The Daily Telegraph, The Spectator, Financial Times, Britain in 2013 (Nicholas Stevens, Ed.), Danish media (Politiken, 11 October 2015; TV Ost, 11 October 2015; Borsen, 14 December 2015) and contributed to the debate on the dispersal of public sector workers out of Copenhagen to other smaller cities via social media (Facebook, 10 July 2015).

Faggio, G., Salvanes, K. G., & van Reenen, J. (2010). The evolution of inequality in productivity and wages: Panel data evidence. Industrial and Corporate Change, 19(6), pp. 1919-1951. doi:10.1093/icc/dtq058

Faggio, G., & Nickell, S. (2007). Patterns of Work Across the OECD. The Economic Journal, 117(521), pp. F416-F440, dot:

Faggio, G., & Nickell, S. (2005). The responsiveness of wages to labour market conditions in the UK. Labour Economics, 12(5), pp. 685-696. doi:10.1016/j.labeco.2004.02.008

Faggio, G., & Konings, J. (2003). Job creation, job destruction and employment growth in transition countries in the 90's. Economic Systems, 27(2), pp. 129-154. doi:10.1016/S0939-3625(03)00036-0

Haaland, J. I., Wooton, I., & Faggio, G. (2002). Multinational Firms: Easy Come, Easy Go?. FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis, 59(1), pp. 3-26.

Book Chapters

Faggio, G., & Nickell, S. (2003). The rise in inactivity among adult men. In The Labour Market Under New Labour: The State of Working Britain 2003 (pp. 40-52). doi:10.1057/9780230598454_4

Faggio, G., Gregg, P., & Wadsworth, J. (2011). Job Tenure and Job Turnover. In The Labour Market in Winter: The State of Working Britain (pp. 97-107). doi:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587377.003.0008


Faggio, G. and Peracchi, F. (2020) “The Covid-19 epidemic in the UK”, medRxiv preprint (21 pages).