55th Annual Gilbert Memorial Lecture Series

Thursday, November 4, 2021 4:00pm

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Kevin Lang of Boston University will deliver this year's lecture.  Kevin is one of the top labor economists in the world, having made landmark contributions in several areas. These include work on human capital and the returns to education, discrimination and the sources of racial inequality, peer effects in education, causal inference using panel data, and the meaning of happiness scales. His Gilbert Lecture, titled “Tasks and Investment in Skills,” will synthesize his recent research looking at skill investment and education in general equilibrium from a life-cycle perspective. Kevin is an elected Fellow of the Society of Labor Economics, and is the current editor-in-chief of the Journal of Labor Economics.

Sponsored by the Department of Economics.

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  • Quoc Duy Nguyen
  • Jeeho Yun

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