Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Thursday, November 13, 2014

Economist to speak Nov. 18

Early life circumstances and life-cycle labor market outcomes will be discussed at noon seminar Tuesday, November 18, in the La Follette School conference room.

Manuel Flores of the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain will present. He obtained his Ph.D. in economics from University of Santiago de Compostela in July. His main research interests are in health economics, economics of aging, human capital development and applied microeconometrics. He is working on two topics: 1) exploring the relationship between early life circumstances and later life outcomes (health, employment and lifetime earnings) and 2) measuring the impact of health on labor market outcomes (wages and employment). He has more information on his webpage.