Hugo Jales

Assistant Professor, Economics

Hugo Jales

Contact Information

426 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-9230
Office Hours:
Tu 10:30-11:30

Staff Support
Emily Minnoe
(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 2021

ECN 422.003 Introduction to Statistics and Econometrics, MoWe 3:45-5:05, CH 020
ECN 451.001 Labor Economics, MoWe 5:15-6:35, CH 020 


Hugo Jales is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and a Senior Research Associate in 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. Hugo has published papers in journals such as the Journal of Applied Econometrics, World Economy, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, and others. Full Biography


Selected Papers

Research Interests

Labor Economics