Alfonso Flores-Lagunes

Professor, Economics

Alfonso Flores-Lagunes

Contact Information
afloresl@maxwell.syr.edu

426 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-9045
Office Hours:
Please see section to left.

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

Curriculum Vitae
Alfonso Flores-Lagunes

Melvin A. Eggers Economics Faculty Scholar
Director of Graduate Studies
Aging Studies Institute
Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Degree

Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2001

Specialties

Labor economics, applied and theoretical econometrics

Personal Website

http://aflores-lagunes.weebly.com

Courses

Fall 2020

ECN 451.001 Labor Economics, TuTh 11:00-12:20, HL 211

Office Hours

Regular Virtual Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30pm to 2:30pm, and by appointment.
The office hours will be through Zoom. Students enrolled in ECN 451 can sign up for a time slot through Orange Success.

DGS Virtual Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30pm to 3:30pm, and by appointment.
The office hours will be through Zoom. Current PhD students can sign up for a time slot through Orange Success.

Schedule Appointments with me through Orange Success (OS):
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NOTE: If you are not able to schedule through Orange Success, please email me directly.

Biography

Dr. Alfonso Flores-Lagunes is a Professor of Economics at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and a Senior Research Associate in the Center for Policy Research. He is a research fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), an international network of researchers around labor market research and policies since 2008. Dr. Flores-Lagunes has held faculty appointments at the State University of New York at Binghamton, the University of Florida, and the University of Arizona. He has been a visiting fellow in both the Industrial Relations Section and the Department of Economics of Princeton University, and visiting scholar and lecturer at Cornell, Ohio State, CEPS/INSTEAD (Luxembourg), and the Central Bank of Mexico. He holds a B.A. in economics from Monterrey Institute of Technology (ITESM) in Mexico, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from The Ohio State University.  Full Biography

Publications

Selected Papers

     

    Research Interests

    Evaluation of Public Programs

    Causal Inference

    Economics of Education and Educational Policies

    Spatial Econometrics

    Research Grants and Awards

    Co-Investigator. “Genes, Education, and Gene-Education Interactions in Obesity and Mental Health,” with Vikesh Amin, Principal Investigator, Carlos A. Flores, Co-Principal Investigator, Jere Behrman, Co-Principal Investigator and H-P Kohler, Co-Principal Investigator. Funded by NIH. 2018-2021.

    Co-Investigator. “Work Transitions in a Dynamic Labor Market,Collaborative effort with the iSchool and Principal Investigator, Martha A. Garcia-Murillo. Funded by the Collaboration for Unprecedented Success and Excellence (CUSE) Grant Program. 2018-2020.

    Co-Investigator. “Preparing for a Post-Work Future?” Collaborative effort with the iSchool and Principal Investigator, Martha A. Garcia-Murillo. Funded by the Collaboration for Unprecedented Success and Excellence (CUSE) Grant Program. 2018-2020.

    Selected Professional Activities

    Research Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

    Research Fellow, Global Labor Organization (GLO)