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IZA Prize 2013

Daniel Hamermesh

18 July 2013



Daniel S. Hamermesh (University of Texas at Austin and Royal Holloway, University of London) is this year’s winner of the IZA Prize in Labor Economics. He will receive the prestigious award, worth 50,000 euros, in recognition of his fundamental contributions to the analysis of labor demand. The award ceremony will take place in Washington, DC, on November 18.


Daniel S. Hamermesh contributed in several ways to the scientific production of Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti.

This year, in the context of MILLS Seminar, he presented his last working paper "Endophilia or Exophobia: beyond discrimination".

In 2012, Dan participated to the fRDB conference "Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination" as discussant in Trani.

In 2006, he was co-author of the report  "Different but Equal: Total Work, Gender and Social Norms in the EU and US Time Use" presented during the conference "Are Europeans Lazy? Or Americans Crazy?" in Portovenere. The report is collected into the book "Working Hours and Job Sharing in the EU and USA", edited by Tito Boeri, Michael C. Burda and Francis Kramarz.



For more information, please visit IZA website.