Dr Noemi Mantovan

Senior Lecturer in Economics

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Hen Goleg 2.01


01248 38 8081


Noemi obtained her PhD at Durham University in 2012, winning the award for best PhD thesis of the year. Noemi joined Bangor Business School in 2011 as a Lecturer in Economics and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2017. Since May 2019 she is associate editor at the European Economic Review. 

Her research is focused on political economy and labour economics, and she specializes in female labour supply, ideology, voting, fiscal policy and volunteering. Her work has been published in several top academic journals including the Economic Journal, Public Administration Review and the European Economic Review.

Administrative Roles Within the Business School:

Lead of Postgraduate Research 

Director of ESRC Economic Pathways for the Business School

Personal Tutor

Athena Swan Team

Teaching and Supervision


- ASB-2308 Macroeconomics 

- ASB-3301 Macroeconomics 

- ASB-2302/3302 Current Issues Seminar on the Gender Wage Gap

- PhD Workshop: Panel Data and Instrumental Variables



- Laurence Jones "Application of Dynamic Structural Estimation to CRA" (09/2015-09/2018) passed with no corrections

- Phuc Thy Lan Nguyen "Political Economy and Financial Instability" (09/2016-09/2020) passed with minor corrections



Working Papers

The Dynamics of Domestic Violence: Learning about the Match (2020) with D. Anderberg and R.M. Sauer (R&R)

A Dynamic Structural Estimation of Bank Behaviour in Europe: The Impact of Recent Regulatory Reforms (2021), with L.J.H. Jones, R. Alsakka, and O. ap Gwilym, (R&R)

Regulating Rating Agencies: Information, Reputation and Discipline (2021) with L.J.H. Jones, R. Alsakka, and O. ap Gwilym (R&R)

To Get Rich is Glorious, but Only if Fairly (2021), with G. Cozzi (submitted)

The Impact of Sovereign Credit Ratings on Voters’ Preferences (2021), with P.L.T. Nguyen and R. Alsakka (submitted)

Work in Progress

A Life-cycle Model of Mental Health and Income (with G. Cozzi and R.M. Sauer) 

Elections, preferences, and stock markets (with P.L.T. Nguyen and R. Alsakka)

Prental influence on volunteering (with R. Sauer and J. Wilson)

Contact Info

Hen Goleg 2.01


01248 38 8081

Grant Awards and Projects


ESRC & BBS PhD Studentship in Financial Economics starting in September 2015 for three years. Full awards consist of a stipend of approximately £14,168 per annum and a fee contribution of approximately £4,084. Students will also be eligible to apply for a research allowance (£750 per annum).

Durham University full Scholarship (value 13,300 GBP)

Scottish Institute of Research / Adam Smith Research Foundation full Scholarship (value 26,600 GBP)

ESRC Macroeconomic Open Competition (value 8,400 GBP)

Fondazione Einaudi Research Grant (value 20,000 EUR)



Best Doctoral Dissertation, Durham Business School


Associate Editor at the European Economic Review


 Conferences and Seminars

Seminar at Univeristy of Siena, Seminar at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, European Association of Labour Economists Conference, European Association of Population Economics Conference, NBER Summer Institute, Presentation at Oxford University, Seminar at Saint Gallen University, Seminar at Royal Holloway University of London, Royal Economic Society Annual Conference, International Workshop on Computational Economics and Econometrics, European Economic Association Annual Conference, Seminar at the Caledonian University, Seminar at Bangor University, Seminar at University of Glasgow.

Ad hoc refereeing:

Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Population Economics, Public Administration Review, Southern Economic Journal, Bulletin of Economic Research, The European Journal of Finance, Economics Bulletin, Defence and Peace Economics, European Economics Review, Economics and Politics.


Ad Hoc Editorial Responsibility: 

Guest Editor the European Economic Review Special Issue on "Gender Differences in the Labour Market" 

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2015 - Professional , Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • 2012 - PhD , Economics
  • 2008 - MSc , Laurea Specialistica in Economics
  • 2005 - BSc , Economics

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