Andrew Oswald is Professor of Economics and Behavioural Science at Warwick University. He has held permanent and visiting posts at Oxford, the London School of Economics, Princeton, Dartmouth, Harvard and Zurich. His doctorate, in 1980 from Oxford, was on the theory of trade union behaviour. He has also worked on wages, unemployment, entrepreneurship, job satisfaction, happiness, and mental health. Andrew’s research lies at the borders between economics, psychology, epidemiology and medicine. He is also involved in research on climate change.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 1999. From May 2011 until December 2012 he was Visiting Research Fellow and Acting Director of Research at IZA.