Jim Albrecht is Professor of Economics at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He was previously at Columbia University, New York University, and the University of California at Irvine. He holds an M.A. in Statistics and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley. His main research interest is in search theory, especially unemployment and wage setting in the labor market, and most of his publications are in this area. He is also interested in empirical labor economics and recently has done work on the gender gap across the distribution. He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2000.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10467
James Albrecht, Monica Robayo-Abril, Susan Vroman
published in: Economic Journal, 2019, 129 (617), 35-61
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8005
published in: Labour Economics, 2015, 33, 66-71
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4671
published in: Review of Economic Dynamics, 2016, 19, 218-231
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4246
revised version published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2011, 64(5), 1039-1057
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4097
published in: Economics Letters, 2010, 106 (1), 48-50
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3137
published in: Journal of Economic Theory, 2010, 145(4), 1386-1407
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2385
published in: Review of Economic Dynamics, 2009, 12(1), 129-146
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2141
published in: Economic Journal, 2009, 119 (539), 1105 - 1129
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