Hugo Jales

Assistant Professor, Economics

Hugo Jales

Contact Information
hbjales@maxwell.syr.edu

426 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-9230
Office Hours:
Th 10:00-11:00 & 2:00-3:00

Staff Support
Emily Minnoe
(315) 443-3114
erminnoe@maxwell.syr.edu

Curriculum Vitae
Jales, Hugo CV

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Degree

Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 2015

Specialties

Labor economics, econometrics

Personal Website

http://sites.google.com/site/hugoborgesjales/

Courses

Fall 2018

ECN 521.001 Economic Statistics, MoWe 3:45-5:05, Hall of Languages 214
ECN 451.001 Labor Economics, MoWe 5:15-6:35, Eggers 012

Biography

Hugo Jales is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and a Senior Research Associate at the Center for Policy Research. Before beginning his Ph.D., Hugo studied economics in Brazil at Fundacao Getulio Vargas and Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. His main research interests are labor economics and applied econometrics. He is currently investigating the relationship between the minimum wage and unemployment, wage inequality, labor tax revenues, and the size of the informal sector. He has a paper forthcoming in the Advances in Econometrics, "Identification and Estimation Using a Density Discontinuity Approach." Full Biography

Publications

Selected Papers

Research Interests

Labor economics, econometrics