Giovanni Russo
Research Fellow

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Russo Giovanni Russo received his PhD from the Free University of Amsterdam in 1996 then he moved to Utrecht University, where he remained till 2004, to become Associate Professor. He has taught at Turin University and he is now at the Free University (Amsterdam) and has a complementary teaching appointment at Trieste University.

He is an applied labor economist and his research interests are: i. labor demand and in particular firms' recruitment behaviour and the way it changes to adapt to changing labor market conditions (in terms of the availability of job seekers and of the types of skills sought); ii. gender differences in labor market behaviour and outcomes with particular attention to career consequences of workers' choices. Iii. the impact of stereotypes (context) on workers' labor market outcomes; iii. structural economic change and the growth of the service industries.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2008.
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IZA World of Labor article: Skill utilization at work: Opportunity and motivation
IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10207  Giovanni Russo
Job Design and Skill Developments in the Workplace
9392  Konstantinos Pouliakas
Giovanni Russo
Heterogeneity of Skill Needs and Job Complexity: Evidence from the OECD PIAAC Survey
5828  Giovanni Russo
Wolter Hassink
Multiple Glass Ceilings
(published in: Industrial Relations, 2012, 51 (4), 892915)
4858  Wolter Hassink
Giovanni Russo
The Glass Door: The Gender Composition of Newly-Hired Workers Across Hierarchical Job Levels
4412  Giovanni Russo
Edwin van Hooft
Identities, Conflicting Behavioural Norms and the Importance of Job Attributes
(published in: Journal of Economic Psychology, 2011, 32 (1), 103-119)
4008  Jos van Ommeren
Giovanni Russo
Firm Recruitment Behaviour: Sequential or Non-Sequential Search?
1468  Giovanni Russo
Wolter Hassink
The Part-Time Wage Penalty: A Career Perspective
(published as "The Part-Time Wage Gap: a Career Perspective" in: De Economist, 2008, 156 (2), 145-174)