Georgetown University, Public Policy Institute
100 Old North Building, Suite 311, 37th and O Streets
Washington, D.C. - 20057 - USA
Country of Affiliation:
United States of America
Adriana Kugler earned her PhD from the University of California at Berkeley in 1997 and her BA from McGill University in Canada in 1991 with First Class honors. She is Professor at the Public Policy Institute at Georgetown University. She is currently on leave from her position at Georgetown as Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of Labor. She previously taught at the University of Houston, Pompeu Fabra University, the University of Western Ontario, and at the University of the Andes. She is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and also a Research Fellow of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London, the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn, the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM) in London, and the Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality at Stanford University. In 2007 she received the John T. Dunlop Outstanding Scholar Award from the Labor and Employment Relations Association for her contributions to the field of labor and industrial relations. In 2010, she received the First Prize for the Best Contribution in the area of “Globalization, Regulations and Development” from the Global Development Network. Her work on labor and development economics has been published in leading economic journals, including the American Economic Review, the Review of Economics and Statistics, the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, the Economic Journal, the Journal of Labor Economics, the Journal of Public Economics, the Journal of Development Economics, the International Tax and Public Finance Journal, the Journal of Policy Reform, and the IMF Staff Papers. Her work has been covered in print and television media and her research has been featured in leading world economic reports. Adriana was an elected member of the executive committee of the European Association of Labour Economists for six years. In addition to her editorial work with Economia, Adriana is Associate Editor of the Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Labour Economics, and serves on the advisory board of the British Journal of Industrial Relations.