Visiting Scholars 2016-17
Andrew S. Ross
Yukiko Asai – Japany_asai@iss.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Yukiko Asai is a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Social Science at the University of Tokyo. She is currently researching the effects of childcare availability on maternal employment and child development, and the effects of overtime regulations on work hours. She is sponsored by David Card and will be at the IRLE from September 2015 through December 2016.
Roman Bobilev – Sweden
Roman Bobilev is a PhD student at the Stockholm School of Economics. He is currently working on task- biased technical change and employment outcomes. He is sponsored by Emmanuel Saez and will be at the IRLE from August 2016 through June 2017.
Jonas Cederlöf – Sweden
Jonas Cederlöf is a Ph.D student in the department of economics at Stockholm University. He is currently doing research on labor market related questions such as how unemployment benefits and labor market programs affect unemployment duration and job search behavior. He is sponsored by David Card and will at the IRLE from August 2016 through May 2017.
Marie Connolly – Canada
Marie Connolly is an associate professor at the University of Quebec in Montreal. She is currently researching social mobility in Canada and the United States. She is sponsored by David Card and will be at the IRLE from August 2016 through July 2017.
Christoph Hermann – Austria
Before coming to UC Berkeley, Christoph Hermann was a senior researcher at the Working Life Research Centre in Vienna. He is currently a lecturer in the Department of Sociology at Berkeley. He is researching the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the European Union and the United States and its impact on public services and public sector workers. He is sponsored by Michael Reich and Jesse Rothstein and will be at the IRLE from July 2015 through June 2017.
Ling Huang – China
Ramin Izadi – Finland
Hannah Liepmann – Germany
Hannah Liepmann is a PhD candidate at Humboldt-University Berlin. She is currently researching the impact of a negative labor demand shock on fertility decisions. In another project, she investigates how social networks influence migrant selection. She is sponsored by Daniel Schneider and will be at the IRLE from August 2016 through December 2016.
John Logan – USA
Fabian Mushövel – Germany - UK
Fabian Mushövel is a PhD candidate at the London School of Economics. He is currently researching the distributive effects of austerity policies in the Euro area. He is sponsored by Emmanuel Saez and will be at the IRLE from August 2016 through December 2016.
Andrew S. Ross – USA
Andrew S. Ross is a Bay Area-based journalist with 43 years' experience in print, broadcasting and digital media, including as a co-founder of Salon.com, and, most recently, a seven-plus- year stint as a business columnist at the San Francisco Chronicle. His research interests include the post-Great Recession economy, the future of labor, income inequality and corporate culture. Sponsored by Jesse Rothstein, he will be at the IRLE from September 2015 to May 2017.
Caroline Schimanski – Finland
Lisa Simon - Germany
Lisa Simon is a doctoral student and junior economist at the Ifo Institute in Munich. She is currently researching determinants of individual labor market success, such as education, institutional determinants and labor market conditions. She is sponsored by Jesse Rothstein and will be at the IRLE from September 2016 through May 2017.
Daphné Skandalis – France
Daphné Skandalis is an economics PhD student at CREST in Paris. She works on unemployment policy evaluations on French data. She is sponsored by David Card and will be at the IRLE from August 2015 to June 2017.
Yuxin Yao – China
Yuxin Yao is a PhD student in economics at Tilburg University. She is currently doing research on the effects of language proficiency on labor market performance and academic performance, and the effects of family policies on marriage market. She is sponsored by David Card and will be at the IRLE from August 2016 to November 2016.