Thomas Cornelissen is a Professor of Economics at the University of York, United Kingdom. Besides IZA, he is also a research fellow of the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM - UCL Economics).
Thomas Cornelissen received his Master degree in Economics in 2004 and his PhD in Economics in 2008, both from Leibniz University of Hannover. From 2008 to 2015 he was a Senior Research Officer at the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM) within the Economics Department at University College London (UCL).
His research interests are in empirical labour economics and applied microeconometrics, in particular in the fields of economics of education, including early childhood education, and personnel economics.
His works have in published among others in American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Labour Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Economics of Education Review, Economics Letters, The Stata Journal, and German Economic Review.
Thomas joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2016.