HHB is delighted to announce the new partnership with LIS, the prestigious cross-national data center based in Luxembourg. LIS is home to two databases, the Luxembourg Income Study Database (LIS), the largest available database of harmonized microdata, and the Luxembourg Wealth Study Database (LWS), the newer wealth microdatabase. The agreement between the HHB Project and the LIS Center provides for sharing the expertise in practicing the art of data harmonization.
Dr. Newhouse has led the unit's work on tracking the labor market impacts of the financial crisis, and has also contributed to the design of impact evaluations for youth employment programs. He first joined the World Bank in August 2007, based in Jakarta, and co-led the Indonesian Jobs Report. Prior to that, he worked for three years as a consultant in the Poverty and Social Impact Analysis unit of the IMF, and two years in the consumer protection division of the Federal Trade Commission. David holds a PhD from Cornell University, and has published several articles on diverse topics related to education, health, and labor economics. He is also a Research Fellow at IZA since January 2011.
Dr. Pinotti is also a Fellow of the Paolo Baffi Center and a researcher at Dondena. He holds got a Ph.D. in economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2009) and worked at the research department of the Bank of Italy from 2007 to 2011. In 2013 he has been awarded the Franco Modigliani fellowship and a research grant by the Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance. He is Associate Editor of the International Review of Law and Economics. His research is mainly focused on applied econometrics, political economics, immigration and economics of crime.
HHB welcomes Salvatore Morelli - post-doctoral fellow at the Center for Economics and Finance (CSEF) in Naples and Research Associate at the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford - as a HHB Fellow. He holds a D.Phil. (PhD) in Economics from the University of Oxford (2013), an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics (2008) and a BA and MA from the University of Rome, Tor Vergata. His research is focused on the economics of income and wealth distribution.
Jordi holds a BA from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona and a MSc and a PhD from the London School of Economics. His main research interest focus on the historical evolution of the Spanish labour market, on the causes of the Spanish civil war and on the long term origins of institutions. He is currently working on two main research projects: "Explaining the development of European Regions, 1850-2008" (Principal Investigator Joan R. Rosés) and "Convergence and inequality in the 19th and 20th centuries in Spain" (Alfonso Herranz-Loncan and Daniel Tirado PI).