Alan B. Krueger


Alan B. Krueger

Alan Bennett Krueger (born September 17, 1960) is a U.S. economist, Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is among the [http://ideas.repec.org/top/top.person.all.html 50 highest ranked economists] in the world according to IDEAS/RePEc. From 1994-95 he served as Chief Economist at the United States Department of Labor. Known for developing and applying the method of natural experiments to study the effect of education on earnings, the minimum wage on employment, and other issues. He received the Kershaw Prize, Mahalanobis Prize, and IZA Prize (with David Card), and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Society of Labor Economists, Econometric Society and American Academy of Political and Social Science.

Krueger received his Bachelors degree from Cornell University's School of Industrial & Labor Relations (with honors), and in 1987 he received his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University. He has also published many books on issues related to education, labor markets and income distribution. He is also known for his work on the Environmental Kuznets Curve.

Books

*Card, David. Krueger, Alan B. (1995) "Myth and Measurement: The New Economics of the Minimum Wage". ISBN 0-691-04823-1
*Krueger, Alan B. (2001) "Education Matters : Selected Essays by Alan B. Krueger". ISBN 1-84064-106-1
* Krueger, Alan B. (2007) "What Makes a terrorist: economics and the roots of Terrorism". ISBN 0-691-13438-3

References

* [http://www.wws.princeton.edu/events/pressreleases/20041202krueger.html http://www.wws.princeton.edu/events/pressreleases/20041202krueger.html]

External links

* [http://www.krueger.princeton.edu Home page]
* [http://ideas.repec.org/e/pkr63.html IDEAS/RePEc]


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