Andrew Seltzer
Research Fellow

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Seltzer Andrew Seltzer received a BA in economics from Colby College (Maine) and a PhD in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign. From 1994-1997 he was a Lecturer at University of Melbourne and from 1998 he has been at Royal Holloway, University of London, where he is currently Professor of Economics and Economic History. His current research interest is long-term labor market contracts. He has used historical data from British and Australian banks to examine the relationship between workers and firms and the role of contractual incentives in recruiting, retaining, and motivating workers. More recently, he has been working on experimental projects on multi-period labour contracts. He has published in journals such as American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Labor Economics, and Journal of Economic History.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in April 2012.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10388  Andrew Seltzer
Jeff Borland
The Impact of the 1896 Factory and Shops Act on Victorian Labour Markets
10168  Sarah Khan
Andrew Seltzer
The Impact of Fundamentalist Terrorism on School Enrolment: Evidence from North-Western Pakistan, 2004-09
6663  Andrew Seltzer
The Impact of Female Employment on Male Wages and Careers: Evidence from the English Banking Industry, 1890-1941
(published in: Economic History Review, 66, 4 (2013), 10391062.)
1193  Steffen Huck
Andrew Seltzer
Brian Wallace
Deferred Compensation and Gift Exchange: An Experimental Investigation into Multi-Period Labor Markets
(published in: American Economic Review, 2011, 101 (2), 819-843)