Current Position
Assistant Professor, Deparment of Economics, University of Pittsburgh, Fall 2014-

Education
Ph.D., Economics, Boston University, Boston MA, May 2014
Dissertation Title: Female Labor Supply and Assortative Mating
Main Advisor: Claudia Olivetti

M.A., Economics (with distinction), Tel Aviv University, August 2006. Thesis under the supervision of Zvi Eckstein

B.A., Economics (with honors), Academic College of Tel Aviv Yaffo, July 2003

Fields of Interest
Labor Economics, Family Economics, Applied Econometrics

Teaching Experience
Labor Economics (PhD), University of Pittsburgh, Spring 2016
Labor Economics (PhD), University of Pittsburgh, Spring 2015
Labor Economics (Undergraduate), University of Pittsburgh, Spring 2015
Teaching Fellow, Principles of Microeconomics, Department of Economics, Boston University, Spring 2012
Teaching Fellow, Principles of Macroeconomics, Department of Economics, Boston University, Fall 2011
Teaching Fellow, Principles of Macroeconomics, Department of Economics, Boston University, Spring 2009
Teaching Fellow, Principles of Microeconomics, Department of Economics, Boston University, Fall 2008
Teaching Assistant, Macroeconomics, Tel Aviv University, Fall 2003-Spring 2005
Teaching Assistant, Microeconomics, Tel Aviv University, Fall 2003-Spring 2005
Teaching Assistant, Macroeconomics, Academic College of Tel Aviv, Fall 2003-Spring 2005
Teaching Assistant, Microeconomics, Academic College of Tel Aviv, Fall 2003-Spring 2005

Fellowships and Awards
Summer Research Grant, Department of Economics, Boston University, Summer 2011
Fellow of the Dean of Arts and Sciences, Boston University, 2007-present
Scholarship/ Award for a one year program from the ADVA center, Tel Aviv, Aug 2006 – August 2007
Award of Alfred Akirov (benefactor of E. Berglas School of Economics, Tel Aviv University), 2006
Merit – based Scholarship from the Academic College of Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, 2001 – 2003

Work Experience
NBER Research Assistant to Professors Iain Cockburn & Ernst Berndt (May 2012 - present)
NBER Research Assistant to Professors Iain Cockburn & Ernst Berndt (2010-2011)
Research Assistant to Professor Laurence Kotlikoff (June 2009- September 2010)
Manager, KATA Industries, Israel (1999 – 2006)

Working Papers
Measuring the Rate of Replications in Economics (with Jim Berry, Lucas Coffman, Douglas Hanley, and Alistair Wilson) May 2017, 107 (5) American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings
“Nuns and the Effects of Catholic Schools. Evidence from Vatican II,” (with Osea Giuntella), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (forthcoming)
“Dynamic Effects of Educational Assortative Mating on Labor Supply,” (with Osnat Lifshitz), October 2013. (under review)

“Educational Homogamy and Assortative Mating Have not Increased,” (with Kevin Lang) NBER WP 22729



Work in Progress
“The Closing of the Gender Gap in Marriage Wage Premium”
“Putting Off Retirement to Keep Being Your Kids’ ATM,” (with Zvika Eckstein and Osnat Lifshitz)
“Marriage of Equals and Inequality”
“A Late Start: The Effects of Generation Y’s Delayed Entry into the Workforce on Generation Z’s Prospects,” (with Osnat Lifshitz)

Conferences & presentations
Society for Economic Dynamics (SED, 2017)
Society of Labor Economists (SOLE, 2017)
Economic Demography Workshop (EDW, 2017)

Eastern Economic Association 2015
Society of Labor Economists Meetings (SOLE), Washington D.C., May 2014
Royal Economic Society, Manchester, April 2014
Family Economics and Family Policy Workshop, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW Mannheim), November 2013
North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society (NASM), University of Southern California, Los Angeles, June 2013
Royal Economic Society (RES), Royal Holloway, University of London, London, April 2013
European Association of Labour Economists (EALE), Bonn, September 2012
European Society for Population Economics (ESPE), Bern, June 2012
Population Association of America (PAA), 2012 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, May 2012
Association for the Study of Religion, Economics and Culture (ASREC), Orange County, March 2012


Refereeing Activity
Demography, Journal of European Economic Association, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Labor Economics, Review of Economic Dynamics, Management Science


Other: Horseback riding, hiking, running

Languages: English, French, Hebrew, Arabic, Italian (basic) Computer Skills: STATA, EViews, GAUSS, MATLAB, LATEX, ArcGIS and Excel Citizenship/Visa: Israel/F1 References

Professor Claudia Olivetti Department of Economics Boston College Phone: 617-552-3674 Email: claudia.olivetti@bc.edu

Professor Zvi Eckstein Dean, the School of Economics The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya- IDC Phone: (972)-9-960-2431 Email: zeckstein@idc.ac.il

Professor Kevin Lang Department of Economics Boston University Phone: (617) 353-5694 Email: lang@bu.edu

Professor M. Daniele Paserman Department of Economics Boston University Phone: (617) 353-5695 Email: paserman@bu.edu