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. 4010
published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2009, 7(2-3), 528 - 538
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4005
Rosalind S. Hunter, Andrew J. Oswald, Bruce G. Charlton
published in: Economic Journal, 2009, 119 (538), F231 - F251
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3894
published in: Health Economics, 2012, 21, 580-596
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3583
published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2011, 77(3), 265-284
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3344
published in: Economics Letters, 2008, 100 (3), 369-372
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3159
published in: Journal of Legal Studies, 2008, 37(S2), S217-S252
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3139
published in: Andy Furlong (ed.), International Handbook on Youth and Young Adulthood, Routledge: 2009
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3075
published in: Social Science and Medicine, 2008, 66 (8), 1733-49
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2717
published in: Economic Journal, 2007, 117 (521), F441-F459