Royal Holloway, University of London, UK, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Author, Subject Editor
Reader in Economics, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
Labour economics, economics of education, health economics
Positions/functions as a policy advisor
Placement as a Research Economist at the Business, Innovations, Universities and Skills Department, UK
Department of Economics, University of Kent: Lecturer (2004–2005), Senior Lecturer (2005–2006); Department of Economics, University College Dublin: Lecturer (2003–2004); Centre for the Economics of Education, London School of Economics: Research Officer (2000–2001)
PhD Economics, Birmingham University, 2000
“Parental education, income and child’s education.” IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2:8 (2013) (with C. Harmon, V. O’Sullivan, and I. Walker).
“Students’ academic self-perception.” Economics of Education Review 28 (2009): 716–727 (with S. Gibbons, A. Thorpe, M. Snell, and S. Hoskins).
“Over-education and the skills of UK graduates.” Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, 172 (2009): 307–337 (with J. Lindley).
“Does education raise productivity, or just reflect it?” Economic Journal, 114 (2004): F499–F517 (with C. Harmon, I. Walker, and Y. Zhu).
“Measuring over education.” Economica 70 (2003): 509–531.
International student mobility can be good for migrating students, their home country, the host country, and those remaining at homeArnaud Chevalier, July 2014To expand the skilled workforce, countries need to attract skilled migrants. One way of doing this is by attracting and retaining international students. Empirical evidence suggests that concerns about brain drain—that is, the emigration of highly qualified workers—are overblown and that student migration can positively affect economic growth in both sending and receiving countries. However, migrants themselves reap most of the gains, through higher earnings. So that in the end, international student mobility can be beneficial for all participants: migrating students and those who remain at home, as well as home and host societies.MoreLess