2017-18 Visiting Scholars

Toshiyuki Baba – Japan
ba2@hosei.ac.jp
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.

Niklas Blomqvist – Sweden
niklas.blomqvist@ne.su.se
Niklas Blomqvist is a PhD Student at the Department of Economics, Stockholm University. He is currently researching empirical labor economics in the fields of immigration, education and the labor market. He is sponsored by Emmanuel Saez and will be at the IRLE from August 2017 through February 2018.

Maria Brunborg Hoen – Norway
maria.hoen@gmail.com
Maria Brunborg Hoen is a PhD student at the Frisch Center/University of Oslo. She is currently researching labor migration. She is sponsored by David Card and will be at the IRLE from August 2017 to December 2017.

Domenico Depalo – Italy
domenico.depalo@bancaditalia.it
Domenico Depalo is an economist at Bank of Italy. He is currently researching students’ return to education around the European Union. He is sponsored by David Card and will be at the IRLE from September 2017 through April 2018

Lisa Degalle – France
lisa.degalle@gmail.com
Lisa Degalle is a graduate student in Economics at Toulouse School of Economics. She is currently researching retirement savings and income in the US, and their ties to social security programs expenditure. She is sponsored by Nari Rhee and will be at the IRLE from September 2017 through May 2018.

Lori Kletzer

Celine Teney

Elina Tuominen – Finland
elina.tuominen@uta.fi
Elina Tuominen is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Tampere. Her research topics are income inequality and its links to redistribution and economic growth. She is sponsored by Emmanuel Saez and will be at the IRLE from June 2017 through November 2017.

Tuomo Virkola – Finland
tuomo.virkola@eui.eu
Tuomo Virkola is a graduate student at the European University Institute. He is currently researching the role of internships in early career outcomes for college graduates and the effects of migration inflows on local communities. He is sponsored by David Card and will be at the IRLE from August 2017 through December 2017.