IAS Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor: Jim Albrecht

14-24 May 2014

Professor Jim Albrecht, University of Georgetown

Jim Albrecht is a professor in the Department of Economics at Georgetown University. He holds a Masters in Statistics and a Ph.D. in Economics from UC Berkeley. He was previously at Columbia University, New York University, and the University of California at Irvine. Professor Albrecht teaches courses in labour economics, microeconomic theory, mathematics for economists, and statistics. His main research interest is in search theory, applied to the labour market and, more recently, to the housing market.

For further information about Professor Albrecht's visit, please contact Dr. Helene Turon.

During his stay in Bristol Professor Albrecht will be involved in a SWDTC Phd workshop on the 19th May, called Directed Search, and one on the 20th May, called Efficient Entry in Competing Auctions.