Mark R. Rosenzweig is the Frank Altschul Professor of International Economics and Director of the Economic Growth Center at Yale. Before that he served as the Director of the Center for International Devlopment at Harvard University. He is a development economist who pioneered in the use of microeconometric methods for studying the causes and consequences of economic development and the role of human capital. Rosenzweig is one of the principal investigators of the New Immigrant Survey, the first national longitudinal survey of immigrants in the United States, which just issued the data from the second wave, and was Director of Research for the U.S. Select Commission on Refugee and Immigration Policy. Rosenzweig is Co-Editor of the Handbook of Family and Population Economics and of the newest Handbook of Development Economics. Rosenzweig also recently served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Development Economics. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, a Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a Yangtze River Scholar. Rosenzweig earned B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2014.