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.