2016-17 Visiting Scholars

Antoine Arnoud – France
antoine.arnoud@berkeley.edu
Antoine Arnoud is a graduate student at Yale University. He is currently working on automation and wage bargaining. He is sponsored by Emmanuel Saez and will be at the IRLE from February 2017 through June 2017.

Yukiko Asai – Japan
y_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.

Lydia Assouad – France
lydia.assouad@berkeley.edu
Lydia Assouad is a graduate student at the Paris School of Economics. She is currently working on income inequalities in the Middle East. She is sponsored by Emmanuel Saez and will be at the IRLE from January 2017 through July 2017.

Toshiyuki Baba – Japan
toshib@berkeley.edu
Toshiyuki Baba is an economics professor at Hosei University Japan. He is currently studying the economic effects of the promotion of the automobile industry in developing countries. He is sponsored by Michael Reich and will be at the IRLE from April 2017 through March 2018.

Asma Benhenda – France
asma.benhenda@ens-cachan.org
Asma Benhenda is a PhD student at Paris School of Economics. She is currently working on teacher absences and substitution. She is sponsored by Jesse Rothstein and will be at the IRLE from March 2017 to May 2017.

Roman Bobilev – Sweden
roman.bobilev@hhs.se
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.

Mathias von Buxhoeveden – Sweden

Ramon Castellblanch – USA

Jonas Cederlöf – Sweden
jonas.cederlof@ne.su.se
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.
http://www.jonascederlof.com

Marie Connolly – Canada
connolly.marie@uqam.ca
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
hermann@berkeley.edu
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
huanglingpku@gmail.com
Ling Huang was an assistant professor at Peking University of China. She is currently working on projects entitled, “Who deprived Americans of their math abilities? An analysis of the century-long wars in math education” and, “Why Even the Top U.S. School Districts Teach Math Badly.” She is sponsored by Clair Brown and will be at the IRLE from August 2014 to August 2017.

Ramin Izadi – Finland
raminizadi@berkeley.edu
Ramin Izadi is a Doctoral Candidate at Aalto University, Helsinki. He is currently researching the impact of parents’ deaths on child outcomes as well as teacher selection in Finland. He is sponsored by David Card and will be at the IRLE from August 2016 to June 2017.

Hannah Liepmann – Germany
hannah.liepmann@hu-berlin.de
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

 

Jan Luksic – Slovenia – Germany
luksic@econ.berkeley.edu
Jan Luksic is a graduate student in economics at Goethe University Frankfurt. He is currently working on several projects on taxation, including a project on income tax progressivity and informal employment in developing countries. He is sponsored by Emmanuel Saez and will be at the IRLE from February 2017 through May 2017.

Fabian Mushövel – Germany – UK
f.mushovel@lse.ac.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.ross@berkeley.edu
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-Time of Shedding and Cold Rocks 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
schimanski@wider.unu.edu
Caroline Schimanski is a PhD student at the Hanken School of Economics in Helsinki. She is currently researching various topics in the field of development economics. She is sponsored by Emmanuel Saez and will be at the IRLE from September 2016 through May 2017.

Lisa Simon – Germany
simon@ifo.de
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
daphne.skandalis@ensae-paristech.fr
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.

Ludvig Wier – Denmark
Ludvig.wier@econ.ku.dk
Ludvig Wier is a PhD candidate at the University of Copenhagen. He is currently researching multinational tax avoidance. Wier is sponsored by Emmanuel Saez and will be at the IRLE from November 2016 through October 2017.

Yuxin Yao – China
y.yao@uvt.nl
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.

Xianqiang Zou
xzou@connect.ust.hk
Xianqiang Zou is a PhD candidate at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is currently researching the impact of One Child Policy on intergenerational mobility, and the intergenerational transmission pathways in rural China. He is sponsored by David Card and will be at the IRLE from January 2017 through June 2017.