Andrea Garnero

OECD, France, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, and IZA, Germany

IZA World of Labor is a “must go” to get a first grasp on a new topic or to refresh the memory on the state of the debate. A ready-made critical summary of the literature and the policy debate is an extremely valuable resource for students, researchers and policymakers that is not easy to find elsewhere

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Economist, Employment Analysis and Policy Division, OECD

Research interest

Labor economics, personnel economics, industrial relations

Positions/functions as a policy advisor

Assistant for economic affairs and G20 Assistant Sherpa to the Italian Prime Minister, 2013–2014; Economist at the European Commission (DG Employment), 2010–2011


PhD Labor Economics, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris School of Economics, and Université libre de Bruxelles, 2015

Selected publications

  • “Sharp teeth or empty mouths? Revisiting the minimum wages bite with sectoral data.” British Journal of Industrial Relations 53:4 (2015): 760–788 (with S. Kampelmann and F. Rycx).

  • “Minimum wage systems and earnings inequalities: Does institutional diversity matter?” European Journal of Industrial Relations 21:2 (2015): 115–130 (with S. Kampelmann and F. Rycx).

  • “Part-time work, wages and productivity: Evidence from Belgian matched panel data.” Industrial and Labor Relations Review 67:3 (2014): 926–954 (with S. Kampelmann and F. Rycx).

  • “The heterogeneous effects of workplace diversity on productivity, wages and profits.” Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society 53:3 (2014): 430–477 (with S. Kampelmann and F. Rycx).

  • “Dismissal protection and worker flows in OECD countries: Evidence from cross-country/cross-industry data.” Labour Economics 21 (2013): 25–41 (with A. Bassanini).