Getinet Haile is an Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial Economics at the Nottingham University Business School, University of Nottingham. He has a PhD in economics from the School of Economics at the same University and has a long career in academia and policy research. His main research interests are applied labour economics including labour market adjustment, mobility, non-standard employment; wellbeing, and development labour economics; applied microeconometrics; policy evaluation; behavioural economics. Getinet has worked on several large-scale quantitative evaluation and/or labour market projects in the past including the evaluation of the School Meals programme of the UN-WFP in Ethiopia, the labour market transition of older workers in the UK and the evaluation of several active labour market programmes of the UK government such as the evaluation of the Incapacity Benefit reform pilots. He has recently completed an ESRC funded research projects in the UK, which sought to examine if extending working life may have implications on the well-being of older workers, and whether workplace demographic diversity has implications on worker well-being. As well as publishing in economics and industrial relations journals, Getinet has taken active part in several prestigious international conferences recently including the SoLE (US), EALE (Europe) and IZA-World Bank conferences.
He joined the IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2009.