John T. Addison is Professor of Economics at the University of South Carolina (U.S.A.) and Chair in Economics at the University of Durham (U.K.). Addison is concurrently research fellow at the Center for Labor and Employment Law at New York University, the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) in Nuremberg, and the Rimini Center for Economic Analysis. He will be a visiting researcher at ifo/CESifo during October 2018. Addison was educated at the London School of Economics (B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D). In 1997 he was John M. Olin Visiting Professor of Labor Economics and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis. Addison has published widely in the major economics and labor economics journals, including the Journal of Business, Review of Economics & Statistics, American Economic Review, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Labor Economics, and Industrial and Labor Relations Review. He is the author/editor of a number of labor economics texts, including The Market for Labor: An Analytical Treatment(with W. Stanley Siebert), The Economic Analysis of Unions: New Approaches and Evidence(with Barry T. Hirsch), Job Displacement: Consequences and Implications for Policy, Labor Markets and Social Security(with Paul J.J. Welfens), The International Handbook of Trade Unions (with Claus Schnabel), Recent Development in Labor Economics, and, most recently, The Economics of Codetermination: Lessons from the German Experience. His immediate research interests are minimum wages, the erosion of collective bargaining, high dimensional fixed effects models of wage variation, and female promotion and earnings.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2001.