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. 15352
published in: Economica, 2022, 89 (356), 862-883.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 14074
published as: The Economics of Gender and Educational Achievement: Stylized Facts and Causal Evidence, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance, Oxford University Press, August 2021
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