Andrea is a labour economist at the Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs of the OECD. He is also a research fellow at Université libre de Bruxelles (Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management).

He works in particular on minimum wages and collective bargaining in OECD countries. In 2021, he chaired the expert group on in-work poverty at the Italian Ministry of Labour. Between 2017 and 2021, he was part of the French minimum wage expert group ("Groupe d'experts sur le SMIC"). He is also part of the scientific committee of the Labor Chair at Paris School of Economics and the editorial board of

He got his PhD in labour economics at Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris School of Economics and Université libre de Bruxelles in January 2015. Previously he worked as assistant for economic affairs and G20 assistant Sherpa to the Italian Prime Minister and as an economist at the European Commission (DG Employment). In 2021-2022 he was on secondment to the Joint Research Center of the European Commission.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in July 2014 and became an IZA Research Fellow in March 2020.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15566
published in: Industrial Relations, 2023, 62 (1), 217 - 232
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14456
published in: Economica, 2022, 89 (356), 884-907
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11568
published in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2020, 58 (4), 936-972
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10511
published in: IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2018
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9753
Andrea Garnero, Alexander Hijzen, Sébastien Martin
published in: Labour Economics, 2019, 56, 26-35
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8419
published in: European Journal of Industrial Relations, 2015, 21 (2), 115-130
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7789
published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2014, 67 (3), 926-954
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7351
published in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2015, 53(4), 760–788
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7350
published in: Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, 2014, 53 (3), 430-477.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6535
revised version published in: Labour Economics, 2013, 21 (1), 25-41