Andrea Ibba is a Research Officer at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) working in the Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) programme. He is responsible for assisting the Scientific Coordinator with the evaluation of research proposals, the assessment of scientific progress of ongoing grants, and the output and dissemination of results from funded projects.
Previously, he worked as an intern for the labour directorate of the UK governmental department Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) performing economic analyses on the working time directive. He gained further experience occupying a research assistant position for Sciences Po’s Professor Roberto Galbiati, digitalizing and conducting statistical studies on historical income data.
Andrea holds a BSc in Economics from City University of London and a masters in Public Policy and Development from the Paris School of Economics (PSE), where he wrote his masters dissertation on the impacts of the national minimum wage on actual wages and employment in France. Andrea’s research interests comprise labour economics, tax and transfers, economics of development, credit risk and poverty alleviation.