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.

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IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11160
published in: R. Lensink, S. Sjogren, C. Wihlborg (eds): Paths for Sustainable Economic Development, Gothenburg, 2017, 81 - 96
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11149
forthcoming in: International Tax and Public Finance, 2019
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11148
published as 'Taxation and social protection under governance decentralisation' in: European Journal of Political Economy, Available online 17 October 2018
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0176268017303142
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8653
published in: in Mak Arvin (ed.): Handbook on the Economics of Foreign Aid, Edward Elgar, 2015, 488 - 502
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8464
published in: Journal of Comparative Economics, 2017, 45(3), 605 621
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8226
published in: European Journal of Development Research, 2014, 26 (4), 509–526
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8004
published in: Peter Nijkamp, Jacques Poot & Jessie Bakens (eds) Economics on Cultural Diversity, 2015, Edward Elgar Pub: Cheltenham, UK, 52-77
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7907
published in: Journal of Development Studies, 2016, 52(2), 242-253
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6295
published in: European Journal of Development Research, 2017, 29(2), 476–492
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6236
published in: Research in Labor Economics, 2012, 34, 205-227
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5641
published in: Review of Development Economics, 2015, 19 (3), 735-747.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5610
Ralitza Dimova, Ira N. Gang, Monnet Benoit Patrick Gbakou, Daniel Hoffman
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5123
published in: Epstein, Gil S. and Gang, Ira N. (eds.): Migration and Culture, Frontiers of Economics and Globalization, Vol. 8, Emerald: 2010
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5059
published in: Gil S. Epstein and Ira N. Gang (eds.), Migration and Culture, Frontiers of Economics and Globalization, Vol. 8, Emerald Publishing, Bingley, 2010, 325-339
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4153
published in: Review of Development Economics, 2010, 14 (2), 374-385
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
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1232
published in: Foders, Federico and Langhammer, Rolf J. (eds), Labor Mobility and the World Economy. Springer: Berlin, Heidelberg 2006, 85-103
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1227
published in: Public Choice, 2007, 132 (3-4), 257-271
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1158
published in: Journal of Comparative Economics, 2007, 35 (3), 612-629
IZA Discussion Paper No. 629
revised version published as 'Poverty in Rural India: Caste and Tribe' in: Review of Income and Wealth, 2008, 54 (1), 50-70
IZA Discussion Paper No. 580
published in: Schmollers Jahrbuch: Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften /Journal of Applied Social Science Studies, 2003, 123(1), 3-14
IZA Discussion Paper No. 579
published as: 'Decomposing Male Inequality Change in East Germany During Transition' in: Schmollers Jahrbuch: Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften /Journal of Applied Social Science Studies, 2003, 123 (1), 43-54
IZA Discussion Paper No. 578
revised version published as 'Changes in Attitudes toward Immigrants in Europe: Before and After the Fall of the Berlin Wall', in: Gil S. Epstein, Ira N. Gang (eds.), Migration and Culture, Emerald, 2010, 649-676
IZA Discussion Paper No. 572
published in: Review of Development Economics, 2005, 9 (2), 150-165
IZA Discussion Paper No. 558
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2005, 18 (4), 649–662
IZA Discussion Paper No. 551
published in: Research in Labor Economics, 2007, 26, 199-229
IZA Discussion Paper No. 200
revised version published as 'Measuring ethnic linkages among migrants' in: International Journal of Manpower, 2009, 30 (1-2), 56-69
IZA Discussion Paper No. 180
published in: Labour, 2001, 15 (2), 237-255;
see IZA Reprints 104/01
IZA Discussion Paper No. 57
published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2000, 35 (3), 550-569;
see IZA Reprints 54/00
IZA Discussion Paper No. 19
published in: Journal of Population Economics 2000, 13 (1), 57-79;
see IZA Reprints 36/00
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