Corrado Giulietti

University of Southampton, UK

I am very glad to contribute an article to the IZA World of Labor. I particularly like the formula of this project: sound theoretical and empirical evidence is effectively condensed in an accessible manner so that policymakers have a straightforward grasp of state-of-the-art research on important labor economics issues

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Southampton, UK

Research interest

Labour economics, economics of migration, development economics, applied econometrics

Past positions

Director of Research, IZA, Germany; Lecturer in Economics, University of Southampton, UK


PhD Economics, University of Southampton, 2010

Selected publications

  • “The impact of immigration on the well-being of natives.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (Forthcoming) (with A. Akay and A. F. Constant).

  • “Is the minimum wage a pull factor for immigrants?” Industrial and Labor Relations Review 67:3 (2014): 649¬–674.

  • “Remittances and well-being among rural-to-urban migrants in China.” Review of Economics of the Household July 2013 (with A. Akay, J. D. Robalino, and K. F. Zimmermann).

  • “Entrepreneurship of the left-behind.” Research in Labor Economics 37 (2013): 65–92 (with J. Wahba and K. F. Zimmermann).

  • “Unemployment benefits and immigration: Evidence from the EU.” International Journal of Manpower 34:1 (2013): 24–38 (with M. Guzi, M. Kahanec, and K. F. Zimmermann)