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
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
Andrew S. Ross – USA
Andrew S. Ross is a Bay Area-based journalist with 43 yearsâ€™ 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.
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.