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David A. Jaeger, Ph.D.

David Jaeger, PhD. - Center for Macroeconomic Research

Curriculum vitae

  • Since 2012 Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
  • Since 2011 Visiting Professor and Member of the Faculty, University of Cologne
  • Since 2008 Professor, City University of New York Graduate Center
  • 2009 - 2011 Professor, University of Cologne
  • 2008 Invited Lecturer, IZA European Summer School in Labor Economics
  • 2001 - 2008  Associate Professor, College of William and Mary
  • 2003 - 2004  Research Fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung
  • 2003 Biographical Listing, Who’s Who in Economics
  • 1997 - 2001  Associate Professor, Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center
  • 1995 - 1997  Research Economist, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • 1995 Dissertation Award (First Prize), W. E. Upjohn Institute

Selected publications

  • “The Struggle for Palestinian Hearts and Minds: Violence and Public Opinion in the Second Intifada,” Journal of Public Economics 96(3-4):354-368, 2012 (with Esteban Klor, Sami Miaari, and M. Daniele Paserman).
  • “Direct Evidence on Risk Attitudes and Migration,” Review of Economics and Statistics 92(3):684-689, 2010 (with Thomas Dohmen, Armin Falk, David Huffman, Uwe Sunde, and Holger Bonin).
  • “The Cycle of Violence? An Empirical Analysis of Fatalities in the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict,” American Economic Review, 98(4):1591-1604, 2008 (with M. Daniele Paserman).
  • “Green Cards and the Location Choices of Immigrants in the United States, 1971-2000,” Research in Labor Economics, 27:131-183, 2007.
  • “Estimating the Returns to Education using the Newest Current Population Survey Education Questions,” Economics Letters 78(3):385-394, 2003.
  • “Is Job Stability in the United States Falling? Reconciling Trends in the Current Population Survey and the Panel Study of Income Dynamics,” Journal of Labor Economics 17(4):S1-S28, 1999 (with Ann Huff Stevens). 
  • “Reconciling the Old and New Census Bureau Education Questions: Recommendations for Researchers,” Journal of Business and Economic Statistics 15(3):300-309, 1997.
  • “Degrees Matter: New Evidence on Sheepskin Effects in the Returns to Education,” Review of Economics and Statistics 78(4):733-740, 1996 (with Marianne E. Page).
  • “Problems with Instrumental Variables Estimation when the Correlation between the Instruments and the Endogenous Explanatory Variable is Weak,” Journal of the American Statistical Association 90(430):443-450, 1995 (with John Bound and Regina M. Baker).