Economics Professor Shelly Lundberg Elected as the 2019-20 President of the European Society of Population Economics

About The European Society for Population Economics (ESPE):
The ESPE was founded in 1986 to facilitate the communication and exchange of ideas between researchers from European and other countries around the globe. Equal emphasis is given to theoretical and applied research across a wide range of fields, all related to population economics. Research interests of members of the Society include: Education, Health, Labor market topics (human capital, employment, unemployment, wages, firm behavior), Demographics (marriage, fertility, ageing, retirement, mortality, immigration), Income (poverty, inequality), Housing and household issues, Inter-generational mobility, Crime, Discrimination, Institutions, and Policy evaluation.
About Professor Shelly Lundberg:
Lundberg’s research has focused on the economics of family behavior and the determinants of inequality; she has contributed to the economics of discrimination and to the modeling of resource allocation and bargaining within households. Her current research examines the sources of educational inequality and of gender gaps in education. Recent projects include studies of decision-making by children, the effects of child gender on parental behavior, the location decisions of married couples, the impact of government-provided care for the elderly on the labor supply of adult children, and the economic and social returns to psychosocial traits. Lundberg’s research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation, and the MacArthur Foundation. She is a Fellow and past President of the Society of Labor Economists. Lundberg is also an Associate Editor of the Journal of Population Economics, the Journal of Demographic Economics, and IZA World of Labor.

News Date: 

Wednesday, June 12, 2019