Jeffrey Grogger

Irving Harris Professor in Urban Policy, Chicago Harris

Jeff Grogger, the Irving Harris Professor in Urban Policy at Chicago Harris, has authored dozens of scholarly articles focusing on problems of low-income populations. An applied microeconomist, he has worked on issues including crime, education, migration, and various aspects of racial inequality. He is a leading authority on social insurance programs and on US welfare reform.

Grogger received a PhD in economics from the University of California, San Diego. Before joining Chicago Harris, he taught at the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has served a Coeditor of the Journal of Human Resources, as Chair of the National Longitudinal Surveys Technical Review Committee, as a Research Associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research, and as a Research Fellow with the Institute for the Study of Labor.

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey