Knowledge Lead, Employment Forecasting and Data Insights
Richard Horne is an economist specialising in labour markets and jobs measurement with 14 years’ experience of research and policy work in labour market statistics and analysis. He is currently Director of Empstat, a consultancy specialising in labour market analysis and research. Recent assignments include Team Lead of a labour market assessment in seven countries in the IGAD region and Team Lead of a gender assessment in Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia and Mozambique. He was Technical Lead in the development of a jobs measurement framework for the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).
Prior to this, much of his experience was for the ILO where he focused on research and analysis of labour market issues, often with a focus towards formulating recommendations for labour market policies and interventions. He has contributed to and coordinated a number of flagship reports including the ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook series as well as a number of country level and thematic reports covering youth, ageing, gender and green jobs. He has a master’s in Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics