Jessica Pan is Professor of Economics at the National University of Singapore. Jessica’s research focuses on applied topics in labor economics and the economics of education. Her current projects examine gender differences in labor market and educational outcomes; international migration and the labor market effects on source and host countries; and topics in labor economics such as discrimination, marriage markets, and the returns to education. Her work has been published in several leading peer-reviewed journals, including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Labor Economics, and the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. She was born in Singapore and received a Bachelor’s in economics from the University of Chicago, followed by an MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.
Jessica joined IZA as a Research Fellow in March 2016.