Thomas Cornelissen

University of York, UK

IZA World of Labor is a fantastic resource for policymakers and practitioners, as well as students and academics, to access concise summaries on the latest developments in labor market research and their implications for policy

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of York

Research interest

Applied microeconomics: labor economics, economics of education

Past positions

Postdoc, Department of Economics, University College London (October 2008–August 2015).


PhD in Economics (Dr. rer. pol.), Leibniz Universität Hannover, 2008

Selected publications

  • “Peer effects in the workplace.” American Economic Review (Forthcoming) (with T. Dustmann and U. Schönberg).

  • “From LATE to MTE: Alternative methods for the evaluation of policy interventions.” Labour Economics, 41 (2016): 47–60 (with C. Dustmann, A. Raute, and U. Schönberg).

  • “Fairness spillovers: The case of taxation.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 90 (2013): 164–180 (with O. Himmler and T. König).

  • “Religion and earnings: Is it good to be an atheist with religious parental background?” Economics Letters 117:3 (2012): 905–908 (with U. Jirjahn).

  • “The stata module felsdvreg to estimate a linear model with two high-dimensional fixed effects.” The Stata Journal 8:2 (2012): 170–189.