Orley Ashenfelter

Joseph Douglas Green 1895 Professor of Economics at Princeton University

Orley Ashenfelter is Joseph Douglas Green 1895 Professor of Economics at Princeton University. His areas of specialisation include labour economics, econometrics, and law and economics. He was Director of the Industrial Relations Section at Princeton University, and has been Director of the Office of Evaluation of the U.S. Department of Labour, a Guggenheim Fellow, and the Benjamin Meeker Visiting Professor at the University of Bristol. He edited the Handbook of Labour Economics and is currently Editor of The American Economic Review and Co-editor of the American Law and Economics Review. His current research includes the evaluation of the effect of schooling on earnings, the cross-country measurement of wage rates, and many other issues related to the economics of labour markets.

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