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School of Economics and Finance

Sarolta Laczo



Telephone: +44 20 7882 6137
Room Number: GC412
Office Hours: on sabbatical leave in the 2023/24 academic year


Sarolta Laczo is a Reader in Economics at QMUL since September 2017. She is also a Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). She received her PhD from the Toulouse School of Economics.



Research Interests:

  • Risk sharing
  • Consumption
  • Optimal taxation
  • Dynamic contracts


  • Greulich K., Laczo S., Marcet A. (2023), “Pareto-Improving Optimal Capital and Labor Taxes”, Journal of Political Economy 131(7),  pp. 1904-1946.
  • Rossi R., Laczo S., (2020) “Time-Consistent Consumption Taxation”, Journal of Monetary Economics 114, pp. 194-220.
  • Abraham A., Laczo S. (2018) "Efficient Risk Sharing with Limited Commitment and Storage", Review of Economic Studies, 85(3), pp. 1389-1424.
  • Gierlinger J., Laczo S. (2018) "Matching to Share Risk without Commitment", Economic Journal 118, pp. 2003-2031.
  • Laczo S. (2015) "Risk Sharing with Limited Commitment and Preference Heterogeneity: Structural Estimation and Testing", Journal of the European Economic Association 13(2), pp. 265-292.
  • Laczo S. (2014) "Does Risk Sharing Increase with Risk Aversion and Risk when Commitment is Limited?", Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 46, pp. 237-251.
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