Cinzia Rienzo Researcher

Cinzia Rienzo is a researcher on the Role of European Mobility and its Impacts in Narratives, Debates and EU Reforms (REMINDER) project, conducting data analysis on the welfare magnet/transitional restrictions/minimum wages and the ‘balloon effect’.

She is also a Research Fellow at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. Previously she worked as a teaching fellow in the Department of Economics at Sussex University and as a research assistant at the CEP and MES at the London School of Economics. Cinzia’s research focuses on immigration and the labour market outcomes for the UK and US, with a particular focus on wage inequality. She is currently carrying out research on the role of unions on immigrant wages. Other research interests include education, development economics and applied microeconomics.

Cinzia received her PhD in Economics from Royal Holloway, University of London. She holds a degree in Economics and Social Disciplines from the University of Molise, Italy and an MSc in Economics from Queen Mary University of London.

Cinzia frequently works with the Migration Observatory and provides several up-to-date briefings.