Colin Green is Professor of Economics at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Prior to this he was Professor of Economics at Lancaster University. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Queensland in 2008.
His research interests cover a range of areas in applied microeconomics and public policy, including labour, education, health and personnel economics. He has published work on areas such as performance related pay, teacher absenteeism, alcohol regulations and traffic accidents, the effects of urban congestion charging, and the impact of far-right parties on immigrant location decisions. This work has been published in variety of journals such as the Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Health Economics, European Economic Review, the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, British Journal of Industrial Relations, and Labour Economics.
He is currently editor in chief of the journal Education Economics, and acts as an associate editor at the Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization. He co-organizes the International Workshop on the Applied Economics of Education (IWAEE) held in June each year.
Colin Green joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2020.