Dept of Economics External Seminar Series: Daniel S. Hamermesh

Location
JG Smith Building, Seminar Room C
Category
Research
Dates
Wednesday 15th March 2017 (16:00-17:30)
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Speaker profile

Daniel S. Hamermesh is Professor in Economics, Royal Holloway University of London and Sue Killam Professor Emeritus in the Foundation of Economics at the University of Texas at Austin. His A.B. is from the University of Chicago (1965), his Ph.D. from Yale (1969). He taught from 1969-73 at Princeton, from 1973-93 at Michigan State, and at Texas from 1993-2014. He has held visiting professorships at universities in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia, and lectured at over 250 universities in 48 states and 33 foreign countries. His research, published in nearly 100 refereed papers in scholarly journals, has concentrated on time use, labor demand, discrimination, academic labor markets and unusual applications of labor economics (to beauty, sleep and suicide).