Miguel Á. Malo is a Senior Economist at the International Institute for Labour Studies (International Labour Organization). He is also an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Salamanca (Spain), currently on leave.
His main research interests are employment policies, temporary work and non-standard employment, economic analysis of employment protection legislation, employment of people with disabilities, and the impact of labour market performance on poverty and social exclusion. He has published different chapters of books and academic articles on Labour Economics and Industrial and Labour Relations in specialised journals at international level.
In the last decade he has been involved in different research projects in Spain and at international (European) level. From 2000 to 2002, he was the Spanish expert about employment of people with disabilities in the corresponding international network created by the European Commission. In 2005, he was part of the team created by the Spanish Public Employment Service to analyze the impact of methodological changes on the administrative data on unemployment. In 2007, he provided expert advice to the Spanish Ministry of Employment to design a new strategy to promote the employment for people with disabilities. In 2011, he prepared a report for the ILO about labour market policies in Spain during the current recession. He has been a visiting scholar at UMIST (University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, UK), ECASS (European Centre for Analysis in the Social Sciences, Essex University, UK), and NBER (National Bureau of Economic Research, USA). From 2007 to 2009 he was President of the Spanish Association for Labour Economics.