Thomas Cornelissen
Research Fellow

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too h Cornelissen Thomas Cornelissen is a Professor of Economics at the University of York, United Kingdom. Besides IZA, he is also a research fellow of the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM) at University College London (UCL).
Thomas Cornelissen received his Master degree in Economics in 2004 and his PhD in Economics in 2008, both from Leibniz University of Hannover. From 2008 to 2015 he was a Senior Research Officer at the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM) within the Economics Department at University College London (UCL).

His research interests are in empirical labour economics and applies microeconometrics, in particular in the fields of economics of education and personnel economics.

His works have in published among others in American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Labour Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Economics of Education Review, Economics Letters, The Stata Journal, and German Economic Review.

Thomas joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2016.

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IZA World of Labor article: Do social interactions in the workplace lead to productivity spillover among co-workers?
IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10715  Malte Sandner
Thomas Cornelissen
Tanja Jungmann
Peggy Herrmann
Evaluating the Effects of a Targeted Home Visiting Program on Maternal and Child Health Outcomes
10056  Thomas Cornelissen
Christian Dustmann
Anna Raute
Uta Schönberg
From Late to MTE: Alternative Methods for the Evaluation of Policy Interventions
(forthcoming in: Labour Economics, 2016)
7617  Thomas Cornelissen
Christian Dustmann
Uta Schönberg
Peer Effects in the Workplace
This paper has repeatedly been among the Top 10 monthly downloads. 
Thomas Cornelissen
Christian Pfeifer
The Impact of Participation in Sports on Educational Attainment: New Evidence from Germany
(published in: Economics of Education Review, 2010, 29 (1), 94-103)
2741  Thomas Cornelissen
Olaf Hübler
Unobserved Individual and Firm Heterogeneity in Wage and Tenure Functions: Evidence from German Linked Employer-Employee Data
(published in: German Economic Review, 2011, 12 (4), 469-489)
1523  Thomas Cornelissen
Olaf Hübler
Downward Wage Rigidity and Labour Mobility
(published in: Empirical Economics, 2008, 34(2), 205-230 )