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
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.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9178
published as 'On the Origins of Risk-Taking in Financial Markets' in: Journal of Finance, 2017, 72 (5), 2229 - 2278
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9172
published in: Economics and Human Biology, 2016, 23, 27 - 45
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8043
revised version published as 'Does Grief Transfer across Generations? Bereavements during Pregnancy and Child Outcomes' in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2016, 8 (1), 193 - 223
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7117
revised version published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2015, 68(4), 833-861
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6541
published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2014, 96 (5), 824-837
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