Michele Battisti is a Lecturer in Applied Economics at the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow.
Michele is an applied economist with research interests in the fields of labour economics, the economics of migration, applied econometrics, public economics and the economics of education. Michele has worked on projects on peer effects in the workplace, on the role of co-ethnic networks for immigrant labour market outcomes, on the effects of job-search assistance on the employment of asylum seekers, on heterogeneous effects of technological and organisational change at the firm level for workers of different occupations, age and education levels.
Before joining the University of Glasgow in August 2018, Michele has worked as an Assistant Professor at the University of Trento (Spring-Summer 2018) and as a researcher at the Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich (2012-2017). Michele has received a PhD in Economics from Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada) in October 2012. He has completed an MSc in Economics at the University of York (UK) in 2006 and a BSc in Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Trento in 2005. Michele is an IZA Research Fellow since August 2019, a CESifo Research Network Affiliate since Summer 2017 and a CReAM External Fellow since October 2018.
Michele joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2019.