Getinet Haile is Assistant Professor of Industrial Economics at the Nottingham University Business School, Nottingham University. He has a PhD in economics from the School of Economics at the same University; and has a long career in academia and policy focused research. His main research interests are applied labour economics, workplace well-being, issues of labour market adjustment and mobility, development labour economics and programme evaluation. Getinet has recently worked on a number of large scale quantitative evaluation and/or labour market projects including: impact evaluation of the School Meals programme of the UN-WFP in Ethiopia, the labour market transition of older workers in the UK and the evaluation of several active labour market programmes of the UK government such as the evaluation of the Incapacity Benefit reform pilots. He has recently completed an ESRC funded research project that seeks to empirically establish the links between workplace diversity and employee well-being in Britain. As well as publishing in economics journals he has taken active part in several prestigious international conferences recently such as SOLE, EALE and IZA-World Bank conferences.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2009.