Orley Ashenfelter

Research Fellow

Princeton University

Orley Ashenfelter is Joseph Douglas Green 1895 Professor of Economics at Princeton University. His areas of specialization include labor economics, econometrics, and law and economics. He is director of the Industrial Relations Section at Princeton University, and has been director of the Office of Evaluation of the U.S. Department of Labor, a Guggenheim fellow, and the Benjamin Meeker Visiting Professor at the University of Bristol. He edited the Handbook of Labor Economics and is currently editor of The American Economic Review and co-editor of the American Law and Economics Review. His current research includes the evaluation of the effect of schooling on earnings, the cross-country measurement of wage rates, and many other issues related to the economics of labor markets.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in March 2000 and received the 2003 IZA Prize in Labor Economics.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14124
published in: Journal of Labor Economics (special issue in honor of Alan Krueger), 2022, 40 (S1), S179 - S201
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7245
published in: Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 2013, 10 (3), 399-423
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6500
published in: American Economic Review, 2012, 102 (2), 617 - 642
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6213
published in: Journal of Economic Literature, 2012, 50 (1), 96 - 102
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4915
published as 'Labor Market Monopsony' in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2010, 28 (4), 203 - 210
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4810
published in: Economica, 2010, 77 (308), 637-650
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