Professor François GEEROF
François GEEROF, Assistant Professor of Economics, comes to the Department from UCLA where he has been teaching since 2014.
PRIMARY RESEARCH FIELDS
- Power Laws in Economics
Professor Geerof acquired his PhD from SciencesPo in 2013. Prior to his recruitment at UCLA, Professor Geerof was a Visiting Scholar at MIT (2013) and Post-doctoral Fellow at TSE (2014).
François GEEROF will be visIting the Department for six months (until June 30th).
Office Location: Department of Economics, 28 rue des Saints Pères - Office J 408
Professor Jennifer HUNT
Jennifer HUNT, James Cullen Chair of Economics and Professor, comes to the Department from Rutgers University where hse has been teaching since 2011.
We were pleased to welcome her for the month of February.
CURRENT RESEARCH INTEREST
- Immigration and wage inequality
Jennifer Hunt has been at Rutgers since 2011 after previous positions at McGill University (2004-2011), the University of Montreal (2001-2004) and Yale (1992-2001). From 2013-2015 she was first Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of Labor, then Deputy Assistant Secretary for Microeconomic Analysis at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard in 1992 and her Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1987. She is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London, and is on the Scientific Advisory Council of the Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung in Nuremburg. Her current research focuses on immigration and wage inequality, while past research has also encompassed unemployment, the science and engineering workforce, the transition from communism, crime and corruption.