Jaan Masso is a senior research fellow at the University of UT, Estonia. He has been also a short term research visitor at the Bank of Estonia (central bank). He received his PhD from University of UT in 2005. His main research areas are labour economics (labour demand, wages, labour market flows, labour market of scientists, firm demographics), foreign direct investments, innovations, science policy. He has participated in various national and international research projects (EU FP, ILO, World Bank). His publications include articles in European Journal of Industrial Relations, Eastern European Economics, Economics of Transition, Services Industries Journal.