Massimiliano Tani

University of New South Wales (Canberra), Australia, and IZA, Germany

I believe that it is a truly welcome initiative to bring economics' insights to policymakers

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Professor, University of New South Wales (Canberra), Australia

Research interest

Migration, skills, graduate labor market

Past positions

Associate Professor, Macquarie University;Senior Lecturer, UNSW, Canberra, Australia


PhD Economics, Australian National University, 2003

Selected publications

  • “Job search as a determinant of graduate over-education: Evidence from Australia.” Education Economics (2014, Forthcoming) (with D. Carrol).

  • “Immigrant over- and under-education: The role of home country labour market experience.” IZA Journal of Migration 1:3 (2012) (with M. Piracha and F. Vadean).

  • “International business visits and the technology frontier.” Economics Letters 110:3 (2011): 209–212 (with S. Dowrick).

  • “International migration and inter-regional mobility in the UK: 1982–2000.” Economic Journal 155 (November 2005): F342–F358 (with T. Hatton).

  • “Have Europeans become more mobile?” Economics Letters 80:1 (2003): 23–30.