Andrea Garnero is a labour market economist at the Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs of the OECD, currently on secondment to the Joint Research Center of the European Commission in Ispra (Italy). He is also a research fellow at Université libre de Bruxelles (Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management).
He works in particular on minimum wages and collective bargaining in OECD countries. Since August 2017 he is a member of the French minimum wage expert commission ("Groupe d'experts sur le SMIC").
Andrea got his PhD in labour economics at Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris School of Economics and Université libre de Bruxelles in January 2015. Previously he worked as assistant for economic affairs and G20 assistant Sherpa to the Italian Prime Minister and as an economist at the European Commission (DG Employment).
He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in July 2014 and became an IZA Research Fellow in March 2020.