Konstantinos Tatsiramos

University of Luxembourg and LISER, Luxembourg, and IZA, Germany

IZA World of Labor role

Author, Topic spokesperson, Former Editor

Current position

Professor of Labour Economics, University of Luxembourg and LISER, Luxembourg

Research interest

Labor economics

Positions/functions as a policy advisor

Background Report on “Labor Market Effects of Unemployment Insurance Design” (with J. C. van Ours) for the Swedish Government Committee on Employment Policies, 2009–2010; Member of the Core Research Team for the IZA study on “Geographic Mobility in the EU: Optimizing its Social and Economic Benefits,” 2006–2008; Report to the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities. Contract reference No: VT/2006/042 (published also as IZA Research Report No. 19)

Past positions

Associate Professor, School of Economics, University of Nottingham, UK; Senior Research Associate, IZA, Bonn


PhD Economics, European University Institute, 2004

Selected publications

  • “Benefits duration, unemployment duration and job match quality: A regression discontinuity approach.” Journal of Applied Econometrics 28 (2013): 604–627 (with M. Caliendo and A. Uhlendorff).

  • “Labor market effects of unemployment insurance design.” Journal of Economic Surveys 28:2 (2014): 284–311 (with J. C. van Ours).

  • “Fertility and female employment dynamics in Europe: The effect of using alternative econometric modeling assumptions.” Journal of Applied Econometrics 26:4 (2011): 549–714 (with P. Michaud).

  • “Job displacement and the transitions to re–employment and early retirement for non–employed older workers.” European Economic Review 54 (2010): 517–535.

  • “Unemployment insurance in Europe: Unemployment duration and subsequent employment stability.” Journal of the European Economic Association 7:6 (2009): 1225–1260.