Dr Ioannis Laliotis has been awarded a Ph.D. in Economics from the Department of Economics at the University of Patras, Greece, for his essays on the institutional framework and the structure of wages in the Greek labour market. Before joining the LSE, Ioannis worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and an Associate Tutor in the School of Economics of the University of Surrey, leading the “Labour Productivity” package of the “Delivering Better for Less: Improving Productivity in the Public Services” research programme funded by The Leverhulme Trust. His main research interests lie in the fields of Labour Economics, Applied Microeconometrics, Health Economics and Public Sector Labour Markets. He has published in a variety of academic journals, such as the British Journal of Industrial Relations, Health Economics, Empirical Economics, the Journal of Labor Research, the Lancet Public Health etc. His work has also been presented in high profile international conferences, such as the European Economic Association Congress, the European Association of Labour Economists Conference, the European Health Economics Association Conference etc. He has also co-authored a number of policy documents and chapters in collective volumes.