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. 7033
published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2012, 109 (49), 19953-19958
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7024
published in: Economic Journal, 2013, 123 (570), F255-F278
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7009
published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2012, 109 (49), 19949-19952
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5390
published in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2010, 48 (4), 651-669
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4695
published in: Science, 2010, 327 (5965), 576-579
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4645
revised version published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2015, 33 (4), 789-822
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4600
published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2011, 93 (4), 1118-1134
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4313
published in: Scientometrics, 2010, 84 (1), 99 - 113