Melvin A. Eggers Economics Faculty Scholar
Director of Graduate Studies
Aging Studies Institute
Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research
Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2001
Labor economics, applied and theoretical econometrics
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
Evaluation of Public Programs
Economics of Education and Educational Policies
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
Selected Professional Activities
Research Fellow, Institute
for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Research Fellow, Global Labor Organization (GLO)