Michele Pellizzari is Professor of Economics in the Economics Department at the University of Geneva, where he is also the director of the Laboratoire d'Èconomie Appliquée. He has previously worked as a Labour Market Economist at the OECD in Paris (France) and as Assistant Professor of Economics at Bocconi University in Milan (Italy). He’s also a Visiting Fellow at IGIER and Senior Fellow of the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti. He holds a PhD from the London School of Economics. His main research interests lie in the area of labour economics and microeconometrics.
He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in February 2005 and became a Research Fellow in May 2008.