V. Joseph Hotz

Research Fellow

Duke University

V. Joseph Hotz is the Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Duke University. His research areas include the economics of the family, economic demography, labor economics, population health, and applied econometrics. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and the National Institute on Aging (NIA). He is principal investigator of the Add Health Parent Study, a study of intergenerational linkages in health, cognition and economic well-being between parents and their adult children, and the Great Smoky Mountains Study of Rural Aging and the Mid-Life Health Inequalities in the Rural South study, which are examining aging at midlife in rural America.

Hotz received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Notre Dame and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is an elected Fellow of the Econometric Society, Society of Labor Economists, the Southern Economics Association, and the International Association of Applied Econometrics.

Hotz joined IZA as a Research Fellow in June 2008.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11231
published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2021, 39 (4), 931 - 964
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8549
published in: Journal of Political Economy, 2020, 128 (12), 4475 - 4522
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4738
published in: Journal of Econometrics, 2012, 166 (1), 3-16
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2347
shorter version published as "Dealing with Limited Overlap in Estimation of Average Treatment Effects" in: Biometrika, 2009, 96 (1), 187-199
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2091
published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2008, 90 (3), 389-405