Head, School of Economics, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
The University of Sydney
Colm Harmon received his BA and MA in Economics from University College Dublin, and his PhD from the University of Keele. His main research interests are in the Economics of Education, Labour Economics and Applied Economics Policy and he has published widely in these fields in journals such as the American Economic Review, Economic Journal, Economica, Economics of Education Review, European Economic Review, Fiscal Studies, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, and Labour Economics. He has held visiting appointments at Princeton University, University of Chicago, University College London and the University of Warwick. He is currently an Associate Editor of Economics of Education Review, a Section Editor at IZA World of Labour, and a member of the Editorial Board of Effective Education. He has been a Research Fellow at IZA since November 2000.