Fabio Arico


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Personal profile



Fabio Aricò is a Professor in Higher Education and Economics. He studied at the University of Pavia (Italy) and continued his postgraduate education at the University of Warwick, where he was awarded his MSc and PhD in Economics. Prior to joining UEA, Fabio worked as Teaching Fellow at the University of Warwick, as Visiting Professor at Vanderbilt University, and as a Lecturer at the University of St Andrews. Fabio holds a MA in Higher Education Practice and he was awarded a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy in 2017. Fabio is a labour economist and his current research interests are focused on Economics of Education and Higher Education Policy and Practice, including: widening access to higher education, student self-efficacy, assessment and self-assessment, viva-voce examinations, pluralism in Economics education. He provides consultancy to HE institutions on teaching development, innovation, and technology-enhanced learning.

PhD Supervision Interests

Fabio is interested in supervising students on topics in Economics of Education, including: widening access to higher education, higher education policy, skills mismatch and skills training. He will also consider supervision opportunities in the field of labour economics, such as discrimination, employment policies, and happiness and well-being in the workplace.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education

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