James Albrecht

Research Fellow

Georgetown University

Jim Albrecht is Professor of Economics at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He was previously at Columbia University, New York University, and the University of California at Irvine. He holds an M.A. in Statistics and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley. His main research interest is in search theory, especially unemployment and wage setting in the labor market, and most of his publications are in this area. He is also interested in empirical labor economics and recently has done work on the gender gap across the distribution. He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2000.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2141
published in: Economic Journal, 2009, 119 (539), 1105 - 1129
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1400
published in: Labour Economics, 2009, 16 (4), 383-396
IZA Discussion Paper No. 719
published in: Review of Economic Studies, 2006, 73 (4), 869-891
IZA Discussion Paper No. 399
published in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2006, 108 (3), 361-372
IZA Discussion Paper No. 282
published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2003, 21 (1), 145-177
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