Francesco Amodio is Associate Professor at McGill University in Montreal, jointly appointed by the Department of Economics and the Institute for the Study of International Development. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona in 2015. He is an applied microeconomist with a strong interest in labor economics and its intersection with development and political economy. His current research focuses on management practices, internal labor markets, and accessibility of markets for firms in developing countries. He is also interested in the political economy of conflict and labor markets.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in March 2015.