Karina Doorley

Research Fellow

Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin

Karina Doorley heads up the Tax, Welfare and Pensions team at the Economic and Social Research Institute. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at Trinity College Dublin. She received her PhD from University College Dublin in 2012. Her thesis focused on the effect of fiscal and social policies on labour supply and redistribution in Europe. Prior to this, she studied economics at Cambridge University and University College Dublin.

Karina worked at IZA as a Research Associate from 2012 until 2014 before joining the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) as a Research Associate. She was appointed head of the "Employment and Wages" unit at LISER in 2016. In 2017 she moved to the Economic and Social Research Institute as a Research Officer. She was appointed Senior Research Officer in January 2019.

Karina's research interests include income distribution, labour market policy evaluation, gender equality and demographic change.

Karina became an IZA Research Fellow in March 2016.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15272
published in: in: Molina, J.A. (eds): Mothers in the Labor Market, Springer, 2022, 247 - 269
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14441
Karina Doorley, Ivan Privalko, Helen Russell, Dora Tuda
forthcoming in: Research in Labor Economics, 2024
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13786
forthcoming in: Journal of Economic Inequality, 2023
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13585
published in: Journal of the Dublin Statistical Society, 2021,1-15
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11823
published in: Economics Letters, 2019, 176, 51-54
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11502
published in: Review of Income and Wealth, 2019, 65 (3), 514-539
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11495
published in: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2017-18, 47, 71-87
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11440
published in: Journal of Economic Inequality, 2019, 17 (3), 337 - 357
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9822
published in: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2020, 82(4), 843-863
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8306
published in: Research on Economic Inequality, 2014, 22, 43-85
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7734
published in: Journal of Income Distribution, 2018, 25 (1), 1-43
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7508
published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2017, 52 (4), 1032-1059.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6674
published in: Economics Letters, 2015, 129, 29–34
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4644
published in: Solomon W. Polachek, Konstantinos Tatsiramos (eds.), 2011, Research in Labor Economics (Research in Labor Economics, Volume 33), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 307-339
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4291
published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95 (9-10), 1096-1110
IZA Research Report No. 52
Report based on a study conducted for the European Parliament, Bonn 2013 (34 pages)