Hugo Jales

Assistant Professor, Economics

Hugo Jales

Contact Information

426 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-9230
Office Hours:
Tuesday 11:00-12:00

Staff Support
Emily Henrich
(315) 443-3114

Curriculum Vitae
Jales, Hugo CV

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research


Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 2015


Labor economics, econometrics

Personal Website



Fall 2017

ECN 521.001 Economic Statistics, MoWe, 3:45-5:05, Hall of Languages 214


Hugo Jales is an assistant professor of economics at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and 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


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Research Interests

Labor economics, econometrics