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 and Harvard. 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 current research lies at the borders between economics, psychology, epidemiology and medicine. He has received a number of awards for contributions to economics and social science, including Princeton University's Lester Prize for the book The Wage Curve published by MIT Press, and an ESRC Professorship in the U.K.

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.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2633
published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2008, 27, 218-233
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2560
published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2008, 27 (6), 1462-1471
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2233
Jonathan Gardner, Andrew J. Oswald
published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2007, 26 (1), 49-60
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2208
published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2008, 92 (5-6), 1061-1077
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2103
published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2010, 92 (2), 213-227
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2079
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1788
Jonathan Gardner, Andrew J. Oswald
published in: Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, (Statistics in Society), 2006, 169 (2), 319-336
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1601
published in: Australian Economic Review, 2005, 38 (3), 307-319
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1505
published in: Industrial Relations, 2008, 47 (3), 355-389