Alexander Hijzen is a senior economist at the Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs of the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and a regular contributor to the OECD Employment Outlook. He has worked on a variety of topics, including globalisation and labour markets, the labour market impact of the crisis, social protection in emerging economies and, more recently, job quality. From 2015 to 2016, he was a Visiting Scholar in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund. Prior to joining the OECD he has worked as a post-doctoral fellow for the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP) at the University of Nottingham. His research has been published in international academic journals such as the Economic Journal, European Economic Review and Journal of Human Resources. Alexander holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Nottingham and is of Dutch citizenship.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2012.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13212
Chiara Criscuolo, Alexander Hijzen, Cyrille Schwellnus, Erling Barth, Wen-Hao Chen, Richard Fabling, Priscilla Fialho, Katarzyna Grabska, Ryo Kambayashi, Timo Leidecker, Oskar Nordström Skans, Capucine Riom, Duncan H.W. Roth, Balazs Stadler, Richard Upward, Wouter Zwysen
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11113
Alexander Hijzen, Pedro S. Martins, Jante Parlevliet
published as 'Frontal assault versus incremental change: A comparison of collective bargaining in Portugal and the Netherlands' in: IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2019/0008
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10204
published in: IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 2020, 9(5), 1-31
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9753
Andrea Garnero, Alexander Hijzen, Sébastien Martin
published in: Labour Economics, 2019, 56, 26-35
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9391
published in: Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 2015, 38, 260-281
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7594
forthcoming as "The Impact of Employment Protection on Temporary Employment: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design" in: Labour Economics, 2017
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7291
Alexander Hijzen, Sébastien Martin
published in: IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2013, 2:5
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5259
published as 'Foreign-owned firms around the world: A comparative analysis of wages and employment at the micro-level' in: European Economic Review, 2013, 60, 170-188
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