Prof. Dr. John P. Haisken-DeNew is Deputy Director Research at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research in Melbourne, Australia. He has also been Adjunct Professor of the Department of Economics at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada since July 2008. His research interest focuses on education, health, competition policy, applied labor economics, applied micro econometrics, wage structure, migration, welfare and income inequality. He was previously a fully tenured W3 Professor of Economics and holder of the Chair “Economic Policy: Competition Theory and Policy” at the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, from March 2009 to June 2013. He received his doctorate in economics at the University of Munich in 1995 under Prof. Dr. Klaus F. Zimmermann, with his dissertation on “Migration and Inter-Industry Wage Structure in Germany”. He received his MA in Economics at the University of Toronto, Canada in 1988 and his BA Honours in Economics at Carelton University, Ottawa, Canada. He has published in many top ranking journals including American Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Economic Journal, Journal of Comparative Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Population Economics, Applied Economics, Labour Economics and Economics Letters. He is the author of the panel data package for Stata called “PanelWhiz” (http://www.panelwhiz.eu) which supports data retrievals from panel datasets such as the Australian HILDA, LSIC, LSAC, MABEL; the British BHPS, UKUS; the American CPS, PSID; the South African NIDS and the German SOEP. He is the holder of the 2013 Australian Research Council Discovery Grant DP130103755 "Macro and micro level subjective expectations information and economic behaviour".