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 had a previous life in investment 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 Discussion Paper No. 6937
published in: Australian Bulletin of Labour, 2012, 38(2), 111-141
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6578
published in Australian Economic Review, 2013, 46(4), 395-404
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6238
published in: International Migration, 2014, 52(2), 53–65
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6047
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2013, 32, 207-218
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5436
published in: Research in Labor Economics, 2014, 40, 293-324
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5302
published in: IZA Journal of Migration, 2012, 1, Article 3
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3417
published in: Economics Letters, 2011, 110 (3), 209-212