Laurent Bossavie is an economist in the World Bank’s Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice, Europe and Central Asia Region. His main areas of expertise are labor economics and the economics of migration. His work explores the role of labor market and migration policies in shaping the outcomes of workers in both advanced economies and developing countries. His research on these topics has been published in leading peer-reviewed journals in labor economics, such as the Journal of Human Resources, and as World Bank analytical reports and books. He holds a PhD in economics from the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy.