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Professor Sonia Oreffice

Professor Sonia Oreffice

Professor in Economics

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+44 (0) 1392 723457

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Streatham Court, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4PU, UK

Sonia Oreffice obtained her PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2004, her MA in 2000, and her BA in Economics at the University of Venice (Italy) in 1998.

Before joining the Department of Economics at Exeter in September 2018 as Professor of Economics, she was Professor of Economics at the University of Surrey in 2013-2018, and previously worked at Universidad de Alicante, CCNY-CUNY, and Clemson University.

She is a Co-Editor of the Review of Economics of the Household, Research Fellow at IZA, Family Inequality Working Group, and CHILD.

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Research interests

  • Family Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Health Economics

Marriage market, matching, household behavior, sexual orientation, season of birth, value of birth weight.

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Publications by category


Journal articles

Oreffice S, Quintana-Domeque C (In Press). Beauty, body size and wages: Evidence from a unique data set. Econ Hum Biol, 22, 24-34. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Quintana-Domeque C, Oreffice S, Clarke D (In Press). The Demand for Season of Birth. Journal of Applied Econometrics Full text.
Chiappori P-A, Oreffice S, Quintana-Domeque C (2018). BIDIMENSIONAL MATCHING WITH HETEROGENEOUS PREFERENCES: EDUCATION AND SMOKING IN THE MARRIAGE MARKET. JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION, 16(1), 161-198. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Chiappori P-A, Oreffice S, Quintana-Domeque C (2016). BLACK-WHITE MARITAL MATCHING: RACE, ANTHROPOMETRICS, AND SOCIOECONOMICS. JOURNAL OF DEMOGRAPHIC ECONOMICS, 82(4), 399-421. Author URL. DOI.
Oreffice S (2016). Sexual orientation and marriage. Estudios de Economía Aplicada
Oreffice S (2014). Culture and Household Decision Making. Balance of Power and Labor Supply Choices of US-Born and Foreign-Born Couples. JOURNAL OF LABOR RESEARCH, 35(2), 162-184. Author URL. DOI.
Oreffice S, Quintana-Domeque C (2012). Fat spouses and hours of work: are body and Pareto weights correlated?. IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 1(1). Abstract. DOI.
Chiappori P-A, Oreffice S, Quintana-Domeque C (2012). Fatter Attraction: Anthropometric and Socioeconomic Matching on the Marriage Market. JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, 120(4), 659-695. Author URL. DOI.
Oreffice S (2011). Sexual orientation and household decision making. Same-sex couples' balance of power and labor supply choices. LABOUR ECONOMICS, 18(2), 145-158. Author URL. DOI.
Negrusa B, Oreffice S (2011). Sexual orientation and household financial decisions: evidence from couples in the United States. REVIEW OF ECONOMICS OF THE HOUSEHOLD, 9(4), 445-463. Author URL. DOI.
Oreffice S, Quintana-Domeque C (2010). Anthropometry and socioeconomics among couples: evidence in the United States. Econ Hum Biol, 8(3), 373-384. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Negrusa B, Oreffice S (2010). QUALITY OF AVAILABLE MATES, EDUCATION, AND HOUSEHOLD LABOR SUPPLY. ECONOMIC INQUIRY, 48(3), 558-574. Author URL. DOI.
Carraro C, Marchiori C, Oreffice S (2009). Endogenous Minimum Participation in International Environmental Treaties. ENVIRONMENTAL & RESOURCE ECONOMICS, 42(3), 411-425. Author URL. DOI.
Oreffice S (2007). Did the legalization of abortion increase women's household bargaining power? Evidence from labor supply. Review of Economics of the Household, 5(2), 181-207. Abstract. DOI.

Chapters

Villar JG, Oreffice S, Quintana-Domeque C (2011). Physical activity and obesity in Spain: Evidence from the Spanish national health survey. In  (Ed) The Economics of Sport, Health and Happiness: the Promotion of Well-being through Sporting Activities, 54-80. DOI.

Conferences

Chiappori P-A, Oreffice S (2008). Birth control and female empowerment: an equilibrium analysis.  Author URL. DOI.

Publications by year


In Press

Oreffice S, Quintana-Domeque C (In Press). Beauty, body size and wages: Evidence from a unique data set. Econ Hum Biol, 22, 24-34. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Quintana-Domeque C, Oreffice S, Clarke D (In Press). The Demand for Season of Birth. Journal of Applied Econometrics Full text.

2018

Chiappori P-A, Oreffice S, Quintana-Domeque C (2018). BIDIMENSIONAL MATCHING WITH HETEROGENEOUS PREFERENCES: EDUCATION AND SMOKING IN THE MARRIAGE MARKET. JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION, 16(1), 161-198. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2016

Chiappori P-A, Oreffice S, Quintana-Domeque C (2016). BLACK-WHITE MARITAL MATCHING: RACE, ANTHROPOMETRICS, AND SOCIOECONOMICS. JOURNAL OF DEMOGRAPHIC ECONOMICS, 82(4), 399-421. Author URL. DOI.
Oreffice S (2016). Sexual orientation and marriage. Estudios de Economía Aplicada

2014

Oreffice S (2014). Culture and Household Decision Making. Balance of Power and Labor Supply Choices of US-Born and Foreign-Born Couples. JOURNAL OF LABOR RESEARCH, 35(2), 162-184. Author URL. DOI.

2012

Oreffice S, Quintana-Domeque C (2012). Fat spouses and hours of work: are body and Pareto weights correlated?. IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 1(1). Abstract. DOI.
Chiappori P-A, Oreffice S, Quintana-Domeque C (2012). Fatter Attraction: Anthropometric and Socioeconomic Matching on the Marriage Market. JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, 120(4), 659-695. Author URL. DOI.

2011

Villar JG, Oreffice S, Quintana-Domeque C (2011). Physical activity and obesity in Spain: Evidence from the Spanish national health survey. In  (Ed) The Economics of Sport, Health and Happiness: the Promotion of Well-being through Sporting Activities, 54-80. DOI.
Oreffice S (2011). Sexual orientation and household decision making. Same-sex couples' balance of power and labor supply choices. LABOUR ECONOMICS, 18(2), 145-158. Author URL. DOI.
Negrusa B, Oreffice S (2011). Sexual orientation and household financial decisions: evidence from couples in the United States. REVIEW OF ECONOMICS OF THE HOUSEHOLD, 9(4), 445-463. Author URL. DOI.

2010

Oreffice S, Quintana-Domeque C (2010). Anthropometry and socioeconomics among couples: evidence in the United States. Econ Hum Biol, 8(3), 373-384. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Negrusa B, Oreffice S (2010). QUALITY OF AVAILABLE MATES, EDUCATION, AND HOUSEHOLD LABOR SUPPLY. ECONOMIC INQUIRY, 48(3), 558-574. Author URL. DOI.

2009

Carraro C, Marchiori C, Oreffice S (2009). Endogenous Minimum Participation in International Environmental Treaties. ENVIRONMENTAL & RESOURCE ECONOMICS, 42(3), 411-425. Author URL. DOI.

2008

Chiappori P-A, Oreffice S (2008). Birth control and female empowerment: an equilibrium analysis.  Author URL. DOI.

2007

Oreffice S (2007). Did the legalization of abortion increase women's household bargaining power? Evidence from labor supply. Review of Economics of the Household, 5(2), 181-207. Abstract. DOI.

External positions

  • Co-Editor of the Review of Economics of the Household
  • Research Fellow at IZA, Family Inequality Working Group, and CHILD

Extensive teaching experience in Family Economics, Labour Economics, and Microeconomics, at both the undergraduate and post-graduate levels. 

Modules

2019/20