Eric Gould




Ph.D, Economics, University of Chicago

Eric Gould /
Labor Policy Program Fellow

Prof. Gould holds the John Alfred Weinberg Chair in Economics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and is associate editor of the journal Labor Economics. He is also a research fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), and the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM). In the past, he was a research fellow at the Shalem Center. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago. Gould’s research deals with a number of fields: migrants and their impact on the economy and education, wage inequality, the functioning of the marriage market, the effect of the environment on economic and social abilities, the economics of crime, and more. His research has been published in such prestigious journals as the American Economic Review and the Quarterly Journal of Economics. In 2004, Dr. Gould received the Gregg Lewis Prize for the best paper published in the Journal of Labor Economics in the years 2002-2003.