FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION

             Labor & Demographic Economics,  Development and Applied Econometrics

 

EDUCATION

             Ph.D., Economics, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, June 2004.

                          Dissertation: Subjective Expectations and Contraception

                          Committee Chairperson: Professor Charles F. Manski

             B.A.: Economics Major, HEC, Jouy-en-Josas, France, Dec. 1998

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

             Assistant Professor, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2004-present

                          Development Economics, Statistics (undergraduate level)

                          Development Economics (Masters level).

                          Poverty: Concepts and Challenges (Masters Level)

             Teaching Assistant, Northwestern University, 2000-2002

Econometrics (graduate level); Economic Demography, Public Finance, Introduction to Macroeconomics, Money & Banking (undergraduate level).

 

CONFERENCE AND INVITED PRESENTATIONS    

“Individuals’ Responses to Social Security Reform,” Conference on Identification and Decisions in honor of Chuck Manski’s 60th birthday (2009).

“Testing and Subjective Expectations in Rural Malawi,” American Economic

              Association meeting (2008), Bocconi University (2009).

“Eliciting Subjective Probabilities about Social Security Expectations: Visual Aids versus Percent-Chance Format,” Conference on subjective probabilities and expectations: methodological issues and empirical applications to economic decision-making, Quebec (2009).

“Probabilistic Expectations about HIV in Rural Malawi,” PAA, Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics, Conference on “Subjective probabilities and expectations: methodological issues and empirical applications to economic decisions-making” (2007)

“Differential Mortality in Europe and the US: Estimates Based on Subjective Probabilities of Survivals and Validation,” Workshop based on Comparative International Research based on HRS, ELSA and SHARE, University of Tilburg, PAA (2006)

“Probabilistic Thinking and Early Social Security Claiming,” Annual Retirement Research Consortium Conference (2006)

“Pill, Patch or Shot? Subjective Expectations and Birth Control Choice”

             Northwestern University (2003), University of Pittsburgh, RAND, Cornell University, University of Michigan, Universidade Nova de Lisboa,             Economic Demography Workshop of the Population Association of America annual meeting (2004), European Society for Population Economics Annual Congress, University of Pennsylvania (2005), University of Bristol, Ramon Areces Foundation conference “What can we learn from individual expectations of economic variables” (2006).

“Measuring Revisions to Subjective Expectations”

             Northwestern University (2003), Universidade Nova de Lisboa (2004), Society for Economic Dynamics, Econometric Society World Congress, University of Wisconsin (2005).

 “Child Labor as Underdevelopment Trap”

             Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, University of Minnesota (2002).

Discussant at the Midwest Economics Association (2004).

Discussant at the CEPR / IZA European Summer Symposium in Labour Economics

             (2004).

 

CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION

Co-Organizer of the segment “Innovation in data collection and their relation to theory” as part of the 2007 Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics

CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS    

“Pill, Patch or Shot? Subjective Expectations and Birth Control Choice”,

 Northwestern University, June 2003,

 University of Pittsburgh, January 2004,

 Rand Corporation, January 2004,

 Cornell University, February 2004,

 University of Michigan, February 2004,

 Universidade Nova de Lisboa, March 2004,

 Economic Demography Workshop of the Population Association of America annual meeting, April 2004.

“Measuring Revisions to Subjective Expectations: Learning about Contraceptives”, Northwestern University, October 2003.

 “Child Labor as Underdevelopment Trap”,

 Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, University of Minnesota, July 2002.

Discussant at the Midwest Economics Association, 2004.

 

RESEARCH PAPERS

“Pill, Patch or Shot? Subjective Expectations and Birth Control Choice”, Northwestern University, November 2003.

“Measuring Revisions to Subjective Expectations: Learning about Contraceptives”, Northwestern University, November 2003.

 “Fertility and Social Interactions in Indonesia”, Northwestern University, July 2002.

“Marriage and War: Social Mobility in Post-WWI France”, with Luis Vasconcelos, Northwestern University, (work in progress).

 

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

 Graduate Research Grant, Northwestern University, 2003.

 Conference Travel Grant, Graduate School, Northwestern University, 2002.

 Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award, Northwestern University, 2000-2001.

 

NONACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

 Cetelem, Lisbon, Portugal, Planning and statistics department, Jan. - Jun. 1999.

 Gemini Consulting, Paris, France, Junior consultant, Sept. - Dec. 1998.

 French Trade Delegation, Shanghai, China, Jul. - Sept. 1997.

 

REFERENCES

Professor Charles F. Manski    Professor Christopher R. Taber

Department of Economics    Department of Economics

Northwestern University    Northwestern University

Evanston, IL  60208     Evanston, IL  60208

Phone: 847-491-8223     Phone: 847-491-8229

E-mail: cfmanski@northwestern.edu   E-mail: ctaber@northwestern.edu

 

Professor Timothy G. Conley

Graduate School of Business

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL  60537

Phone: 773-702-7281

E-mail: tim.conley@gsb.uchicago.edu