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Andrea Albanese is a Research Scientist at Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER), Adjunct Teacher at the University of Luxembourg and affiliated at Ghent University (Belgium), IZA (Germany) and Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium). His research interests are Labour Economics, Causal Analysis & Policy Evaluation and his papers have been published in journals such as Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series A), Labour Economics, Oxford Economic Papers, Empirical Economics, Economics Letters, amongst others.
He completed a joint PhD programme at DEFAP Graduate School of Milan (Italy) and Ghent University (Belgium) in December 2015 under the supervisor of Prof. L. Cappellari and Prof. B. Cockx. Prof. M. Lechner (University of St. Gallen) and Prof. M. Leonardi (University of Milan) were part of his doctoral examination committee. The PhD thesis won the PhD thesis prize for the academic years 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 from AISSEC (Italian Association for the Analysis of Comparative Economic Systems). In 2016 he moved to Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) where he won a large research grant as principal investigator funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR - CORE Junior scheme).