Andrea Albanese


  • 11, Porte des Sciences, Maison des Sciences Humaines

    L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette/Belval



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Andrea Albanese is a Research Scientist in the Labour Market department since 2016. His research interests are Labour Economics, Causal Analysis & Policy Evaluation, Labour Mobility and Sports Economics. His papers have been published in journals such as Labour Economics (2020a, 2020b, 2019), PLoS ONE (2020), Oxford Economic Papers (2019), 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) under the supervisor of Prof. L. Cappellari and Prof. B. Cockx in December 2015, with Prof. M. Lechner (University of St. Gallen) and Prof. M. Leonardi (University of Milan) in the doctoral examination committee. In 2017 he won a research grant as principal investigator of 468,000 euros funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR - CORE Junior scheme).  


Italian (native), English (proficient), French (intermediate), Romanian (basic)

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External positions

Research Fellow, Global Labor Organization (GLO)

Mar 2019 → …

Research Affiliate, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

May 2018 → …

Affiliated researcher, Ghent University

Jul 2016 → …


  • HA Statistics
  • Microeconometrics
  • Causal Analysis
  • Policy Evaluation
  • Treatment Effect
  • Labour Economics
  • Mobility
  • Sports Economics

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