"No country, however rich, can afford the waste of its human resources, demoralization caused by

vast unemployment is our greatest extravagance, morally, it is the greatest menace to our social order."

- Franklin Delano Roosevelt, September 30, 1934.

Professor in Economics at City University of New York (CUNY), Queens College (2014-present)

Doctoral Faculty at the Graduate Center, CUNY (2019-present)

Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholar (2023-24)

Managing Editor of IZA Journal of Labor Policy  (since 2012)

Member of the Executive Committee of the Society of Economics of the Household (2022-24)

Research Scholar, Barnard College at Columbia University, Dept. of Economics (2020-22)

Research Fellow IZA (since 2004)


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