Paul Devereux received his B.A. in economics from Trinity College Dublin in 1990 and his Ph.D. in economics from Northwestern University in 1997. Currently, he is Professor of Economics at University College Dublin.
His research has included studies on labor market adjustment over the business cycle, the effects of industry demand shocks on worker outcomes, and the relationships between changing wage inequality and the labor supply of married women. In recent research, he has developed estimators for cohort models and overidentified linear models. He is currently studying the role of family background factors in influencing individual outcomes and the intergenerational transmission of human capital.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2003.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13973
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2021, 80, 102077
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13781
forthcoming in: Journal of Human Resources
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13299
published in: Economic and Social Review, 2020, 51(2), Summer
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13251
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2020, 77, 101998
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12846
published as "High School Rank in Math and English and the Gender Gap in STEM" in: Labour Economics, 2021, 69, 101969
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12768
published in: Economics Letters, 2020, 186, 1-5
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12176
published as 'Understanding Gender Differences in STEM: Evidence from College Applications' in: Economics of Education Review, 2019, 72, 219-238
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11107
published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2019, 37 (1), 101-137
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9227
published in: Review of Economic Studies, 87(4), July 2020, Pages 1683–1725.