Max has a PhD in Economics from the Australian National University (Canberra, Australia), a MSc Econ from the LSE (1992) and Laurea from Bocconi University (1989). He works as a professor in the School of Business at the University of New South Wales (Canberra), Australia. Before moving to Australia in 1999 he worked in banking.

Research work and interests centre on skills and skilled international migration, knowledge effects of people's movements, and the labour market for graduates.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2005 and was a Senior Research Associate from January 2014 until December 2015.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14586
published in: Energy Economics, 2021, 102, 105469 -
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14573
Solmaz Moslehi, Jaai Parasnis, Massimiliano Tani, Josephina Vejayaratnam
revised version forthcoming in: Australian Journal of Labour Economics, 2021
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14558
forthcoming in: European Journal of Population, 2021
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14512
forthcoming in: Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, 2021
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14310
forthcoming in: Journal of Business Research, 2021
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13728
Zhiming Cheng, Ben Zhe Wang, Zhou Jiang, Lucy Taksa, Massimiliano Tani
forthcoming in: International Migration, 2021
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13527
published in: Social Indicators Research, 2020, 26, 1-17