John T. Addison is Professor of Economics at the University of South Carolina (U.S.A.) and Chair in Economics at the University of Durham (U.K.). Addison is concurrently research fellow at the Center for Labor and Employment Law at New York University, the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) in Nuremberg, and the Rimini Center for Economic Analysis. He will be a visiting researcher at ifo/CESifo during October 2018. Addison was educated at the London School of Economics (B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D). In 1997 he was John M. Olin Visiting Professor of Labor Economics and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis. Addison has published widely in the major economics and labor economics journals, including the Journal of Business, Review of Economics & Statistics, American Economic Review, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Labor Economics, and Industrial and Labor Relations Review. He is the author/editor of a number of labor economics texts, including The Market for Labor: An Analytical Treatment(with W. Stanley Siebert), The Economic Analysis of Unions: New Approaches and Evidence(with Barry T. Hirsch), Job Displacement: Consequences and Implications for Policy, Labor Markets and Social Security(with Paul J.J. Welfens), The International Handbook of Trade Unions (with Claus Schnabel), Recent Development in Labor Economics, and, most recently, The Economics of Codetermination: Lessons from the German Experience. His immediate research interests are minimum wages, the erosion of collective bargaining, high dimensional fixed effects models of wage variation, and female promotion and earnings.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2001.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11114
revised version forthcoming in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10899
published in: Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik (Journal of Economics and Statistics), 2019, 239 (1), 111-154
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10575
revised version forthcoming in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9323
revised version published as 'Contract innovation in Germany: An Economic Evaluation of Pacts for Competitiveness' in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2017, 55(3), 500-526.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9078
revised version published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2018, 71 (1), 208-241
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8943
revised version published as 'Unions and Collective Bargaining in the Wake of the Great Recession: Evidence from Portugal' in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2017, 55(3), 551-576.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8420
published in: IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 2015, 4, 1-16.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8257
published in: Journal of Labor Research, 2015, 36 (3), 301-317.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7871
revised version published as 'Collective Bargaining and Innovation in Germany: A Case of Cooperative Industrial Relations?' in: Industrial Relations, 2017, 56(1), 73-121.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7474
published in: Industrial Relations, 2014, 53 (1), 125-157.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7276
revised version published as 'The Sources of Wage Variation and the Direction of Assortative Matching: A Three-Way High Dimensional Fixed-Effects Regression Model" in: Labour Economics, 2018, 54, 47-60.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6873
revised version published as 'The Role of Gender in Promotion and Pay over a Career' in: Journal of Human Capital, 2014, 8 (3), 280-317
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6658
revised version published as 'Is the Erosion Thesis Overblown? Alignment from Without in Germany' in: Industrial Relations, 2016, 55, 415-443
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6036
revised version published as 'Minimum wage increases in a recessionary environment' in: Labour Economics, 2013, 23, 30-39
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5987
revised version published as 'Collective Agreement Status and Survivability: Change and Persistence in the German Model' in: Labour, 2013, 27 (3), 288-309
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5162
published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2012, 65 (4), 779-809
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5077
published in: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2013, 75 (6), 980-987
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4760
published in: Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2011, 58 (4), 490-518
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4444
revised version published as 'Atypical Jobs: Stepping Stones or Dead Ends? Evidence from the NLSY79' in: The Manchester School, 2015, 83(1), 17–55
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4065
published in: Industrial Relations, 2009, 48 (4), 655-683
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3918
published in: Industrial Relations, 2011, 50 (2), 354-374
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3608
published in: Zeitschrift für ArbeitsmarktForschung/Journal of Labor Market Research, 2011, 44(3), 231-244
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3597
published in: Labour Economics, 2009, 16 (4), 397-408
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3300
published online in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2012, 50 (3), 412-435.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3294
published in: Journal of Labor Market Research/Zeitschrift für ArbeitsmarktForschung, 2007, 40 (4), 361-381
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3289
published in: Journal of Labor Research, 2009, 30 (1), 1 - 8
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3065
published in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2008, 46 (3), 521 - 531
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2474
published as 'German Work Councils and the Anatomy of Wages' in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2010, 63(2), 247-270
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2381
published in: R. Vaubel and P. Bernholz (eds.), Political Competition and Economic Regulation, London: Routledge 2007
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2325
published in: Applied Economics, 2009, 41 (9), 1077 - 1087
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2000
published in: Journal of Labor Research, 2007, 28 (1), 3-18
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1968
published as 'Are Good Industrial Relations Good for the Economy?' in: German Economic Review, 2009, 10 (3), 253 - 269
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1866
published in: Portuguese Economic Journal, 2006, 5 (2), 69 - 87
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1620
published in: Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2005, 52 (3), 406-450
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1477
published in: Southern Economic Journal, 2007, 73(4), 1038–1065
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1473
published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2007, 60 (2), 187-203