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Professor Steven Joseph Davis
MAS Term Professor in Economics and Finance


Professor Steven Joseph Davis is the William H. Abbott Professor of International Business and Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Senior Academic Fellow with the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economics Research (ABFER).

Prof Davis is a distinguished applied economist whose research spans many areas, including employment and wage determination, worker mobility, job loss, labour market institutions, industrial organisation, economic fluctuations and public policy. His research has appeared in leading scholarly journals such as the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy and Quarterly Journal of Economics.


Period of Visit


4 April to 3 May 2016


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