John P. Martin
Research Fellow

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Martin John P. Martin is the former Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs at the OECD, his brief also covers OECD work on health and international migration. He is an Irish citizen. After studying Economics at University College Dublin, he worked as a research assistant at the Economic and Social Research Institute in Dublin from 1970 to 1972; during this period, he was also economics correspondent for the Sunday Independent. He did postgraduate studies at Nuffield College, Oxford. In 1975, he became research fellow at Nuffield College and lecturer in economics at Merton College, Oxford; he also lectured in economics at the University of Buckingham.

John P. Martin joined the OECD in 1977 and has held several posts in his current directorate and in the Economics Department. He was the first editor of the OECD Employment Outlook from 1983 to 1986, and he also edited the OECD Economic Outlook in 1992-93. He was a member of the Editorial Board of OECD Economic Studies for many years and is an associate editor of Labour Economics. He is a member of the Council of the Institute for Employment Studies in the United Kingdom, and a Policy Associate of the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy at the University of Nottingham. He is a part-time Professor at the Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po) in Paris. He has published many articles on topics in labour economics and international trade in professional journals and has also written and edited several books in these fields.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2004.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
7921  Julia Jauer
Thomas Liebig
John P. Martin
Patrick A. Puhani
Migration as an Adjustment Mechanism in the Crisis? A Comparison of Europe and the United States
3521  John P. Martin
Edward Whitehouse
Reforming Retirement-Income Systems: Lessons from the Recent Experiences of OECD Countries
2920  Jean-Christophe Dumont
John P. Martin
Gilles Spielvogel
Women on the Move: The Neglected Gender Dimension of the Brain Drain
2582  Glenda Quintini
John P. Martin
Sébastien Martin
The Changing Nature of the School-to-Work Transition Process in OECD Countries
1544  Mark Pearson
John P. Martin
Should We Extend the Role of Private Social Expenditure?
IZA Policy Papers:
No. Author(s)
123 John P. Martin
Policies to Expand Digital Skills for the Machine Age
114 John P. Martin
Whither Activation Policies? Reflections for the Future
84 John P. Martin
Activation and Active Labour Market Policies in OECD Countries: Stylized Facts and Evidence on their Effectiveness
27 John P. Martin
Stefano Scarpetta
Setting It Right: Employment Protection, Labour Reallocation and Productivity
(published in: De Economist, 2012, 16 (2), 89-116)