Dr. Alessio J. G. Brown
|Co-Director of POP
8. Population, Development and Labour Economics (coordinator)
Dr. Alessio J.G. Brown is Co-Director of POP at UNU-MERIT and Professor / Chair in Labour and Macroeconomics at Maastricht University.
Dr. Alessio J.G. Brown is Head of Strategy and Data/AI at Saloodo!.
He is also Member of the Advisory Board of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), of which he previously was the founding Director.
From 2014 to 2016 Alessio J.G. Brown was Director of Strategy and Research Management and Member of the Board at IZA. Before joining IZA Alessio J.G. Brown was Senior Consultant to the World Bank (2011-2013) and in various research and management positions at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (2004-2014). Among others he was Executive Director of the Global Economic Symposium (GES, 2007-2014) and Head of Research Area (2008-2010).
His main research interests are in the field of labour economics with a strong policy focus especially in the areas of employment incentives and policies, globalisation and welfare state reform as well as labour market models and dynamics.
Alessio J.G. Brown studied Business Administration in Passau and Dublin. He successfully completed the Advanced Studies Program in Economic Policy Research at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy and received his doctorate (summa cum laude) for his dissertation "Incentive Models of the Labour Market" from Kiel University in October 2009.