Andrea Albanese is a research scientist at Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) and affiliated at Ghent University (Belgium), IZA (Germany), GLO (the Netherlands) and Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium). His research interests are Labour Economics, Causal Analysis & Policy Evaluation. His papers have been published in journals such as Oxford Economic Papers (2021), Labour Economics (2020a, 2020b, 2019), PLoS ONE (2020), Empirical Economics (2019), Economics Letters (2017), amongst others.
He completed a joint PhD programme at DEFAP Graduate School of Milan (Italy) and Ghent University (Belgium) in December 2015 under the supervisor of Prof. L. Cappellari and Prof. B. Cockx. Prof. M. Lechner (University of St. Gallen) and Prof. M. Leonardi (University of Milan) were part of his doctoral examination committee. The PhD thesis won the PhD thesis prize for the academic years 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 from AISSEC (Italian Association for the Analysis of Comparative Economic Systems). In 2016 he moved to Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) where he won a large research grant as principal investigator funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR - CORE Junior scheme).