Francis Green

UCL Institute of Education, UK

I’m excited to be a part of this innovative project. I hope that policymakers and academics alike will find World of Labor a useful way to quickly learn the latest state of research on a wide range of issues in labor policy

IZA World of Labor role

Author, Topic spokesperson

Current position

Professor of Work and Education Economics, UCL Institute of Education, University College London, UK

Research interest

Labor economics, education, and political economy

Positions/functions as a policy advisor

Consultant to European Foundation for Living and Working Conditions

Past positions

Professor of Economics, University of Kent, UK; Professor of Economics, University of Leeds, UK


PhD Economics, Birkbeck College

Selected publications

  • "Away from home, better at school. The case of a British boarding school." Economics of Education Review 73 (2019) (with F. Foliani and M. Sartarelli).

  • "The declining volume of workers' training in Britain." British Journal of Industrial Relations 54:2 (2016): 422–448 (with A. Felstead, D. Gallie, H. Inanc, and N. Jewson).

  • "Are English free schools socially selective? A quantitative analysis." British Educational Research Journal (2015) (with R. Allen and A. Jenkins).

  • "Job-related well-being through the great recession." Journal of Happiness Studies (2014) (with A. Felstead, D. Gallie, and H. Inanc).