Niall O'Higgins is Senior Economist in the ILO's Analysis Unit and Professor of Economics at the University of Salerno. He holds degrees from Trinity College Dublin, York and Sheffield Universities and a Ph.D. from the European University Institute in Florence. His main research interests cover various aspects of labour and experimental economics. He is one of the main authors of the ILO's bi-annual Global Employment Trends for Youth, and is currently co-editing a book on internship. Amongst his recent publications are a book on youth employment policy and papers in the European Economic Review, Cambridge Journal of Economics and B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2008.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14933
Niall O'Higgins, Luis Pinedo Caro
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12424
published in: B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 2020, 20 (3), 20180165
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9901
published in: European Economic Review, Volume 107, August 2018, pp. 86–98
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9249
published in: O’Higgins, N. and G. Coppola (eds), Youth unemployment and the crisis: Unemployment, education and health in Europe, Routledge , Abdingdon, 2016
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7792
published in: International Review of Applied Economics, 2016, 30(5), 591-604
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7667
Published in: Cambridge Journal of Economics 2015, 39 (2), 631-654
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6434
published in: Comparative Economic Studies, 2012, 54 (2), 395-412
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