Ira N. Gang Is a Professor of Economics at Rutgers University, where he has been since 1986. He obtained his doctorate in Economics from Cornell University in 1983. Before Rutgers he taught at Pitzer College and Claremont Graduate School and at Duke. In 1990, 1994 and 2013 he visited Germany as an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow. Other research visits brought him to Sri Lanka, India, Tajikistan,among other places. Since April 1998, he is a research fellow of IZA, Bonn which he has visited many times.

Ira Gang is Associate Editor of the Journal of Population Economics and the India Growth and Development review. He is on the editorial boards of the Review of Market Integration, and the Journal of International Trade and Economic Development. He has published in Journals such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Economics Letters, The Journal of Development Economics,Industrial and Labor Relations Review, the Journal of Economic Theory, and Economic Development and Cultural Change. Recent research interests include both theoretical and empirical issues in developing and transition economies, with particular attention to labor markets. In the area of migration economics his work has concentrated on the labor market impacts of immigration in Europe and the U.S., on immigrant assimilation, and on the political economy of immigration.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 3591
published in: Research in Labor Economics, 29, 2009, 67-88
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3585
published in: Journal of Development Economics, 2009, 89(1), 12-18
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3453
published in: Economic and Political Weekly, 2011, 46(39), 43-51
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2682
published in: Comparative Economic Studies, 51(2): 242-264, 2009
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1772
published in: Journal of Comparative Economics, 2006, 34(4), 754-773
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1711
published in: Review of Development Economics, 2006, 10 (2), 285-296
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1244
published in: Review of Development Economics, 2006, 10 (4), 652 - 665
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1237
published in: Defense and Peace Economics, 2007, 18 (6), 469–484