Departmental Seminar : Joseph ALTONJI (Yale University)

Joseph ALTONJI is Thomas Dewitt Cuyler Professor of Economics and Professor at the Institute for Social and Policy Studies at Yale. He is also a Research Associate at NBER.

He is specialized in labor economics and applied econometrics. His interests include labor market fluctuations, labor supply, consumption behavior, the economics of education, economic links among family members, race and gender in the labor market, wage determination, and econometric methods.  His current research focuses on the role of families and schools in inequality, school choice programs, dynamic models of earnings, marriage, and family income, the effects of undergraduate field of study and graduate field of study on labor major outcomes, the costs of college majors, the effects of labor market conditions on recent college graduates, the effects of financial constraints on academic performance in college, and the use of selection on observed variables to address selection on unobserved variables.

Joseph ALTONJI will present a paper, joint with Mohit AGRAWAL and Richard K. MANSFIELD, at the next Departmental Seminar on the theme:

Quantifying Family, School, and Location Effects in the Presence of Complementarities and Sorting (link to paper, PDF)

More about Jospeh ALTONJI and his research

The next Departmental Seminar will host Eric FRENCH on November 20th.


Date: Mon, 2017/11/13 - 14:45 - 16:15
Location: Department of Economics, 28 rue des St Pères, 75007 Paris - Room H 405