John T. Addison is Professor of Economics at the University of South Carolina (U.S.A.) and Chair in Economics at the University of Durham (U.K.). Addison is concurrently research fellow at the Center for Labor and Employment Law at New York University, the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) in Nuremberg, the Rimini Center for Economic Analysis, and CESifo in Munich. Addison was educated at the London School of Economics (B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D). In 1997 he was John M. Olin Visiting Professor of Labor Economics and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis. Addison has published widely in the major economics and labor economics journals, including the Journal of Business, Review of Economics & Statistics, American Economic Review, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Labor Economics, and Industrial and Labor Relations Review. He is the author/editor of a number of labor economics texts, including The Market for Labor: An Analytical Treatment (with W. Stanley Siebert), The Economic Analysis of Unions: New Approaches and Evidence (with Barry T. Hirsch), Job Displacement: Consequences and Implications for Policy, The International Handbook of Trade Unions (with Claus Schnabel), Recent Development in Labor Economics, and, most recently, The Economics of Codetermination: Lessons from the German Experience. His immediate research interests are minimum wages, the worker representation gap, trust and workplace performance, high dimensional fixed effects models of wage variation, and occupational match quality and gender. He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2001.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14290
revised version published as 'Worker Commitment and Establishment Performance in Europe' in: Manchester School, 2024, 92 (1), 40-66.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12438
revised version published as 'Works Council "Disaffection" and Establishment Survivability" in: Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2023, 70 (1), 38 - 67
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12216
revised version published in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2020, 58 (4), 874-903.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11506
revised version published as 'What Do Workers Want? The Representation Gap at the EU Establishment as Perceived by Their Workplace Representatives' in: Research in Labor Economics, 2020, 49, 1-39
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11378
revised version published in: Journal of Participation and Employee Ownership, 2019, 2 (1), 24-46.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11114
revised version published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2020, 73(3), 730-767.