CURRICULUM VITAE
EDUCATION

September 1975 - September 1979: Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Received Ph.D. from Department of Economics. Fields in international, development, labor, and comparative economics.

January 1975 - September 1975: University of Wisconsin-Madison. Graduate courses in growth economics, money and banking.

September 1971 - December 1974: Cornell University. Received A.B. with Distinction in all Subjects' in January 1975. Major in economics.

POST-DOCTORAL AND VISITING SCHOLAR/PROFESSOR AWARDS

June 2016 – May 2017: Harvard University, Boston, MA
T.F. Chan School of Public Health, Dept. of Global Health and Population, Visiting Scientist

January 2014 – June 2014: Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey
Department of Economics, Visiting Professor

January 2009 – May 2009: University of NavarraPamplona, Spain
Economics Department, Visiting Professor

September 2003 – July 2004: Russell Sage FoundationNew York, NY, Visiting Scholar

September 1988 - August 1989: Educational Testing ServicePrinceton, New Jersey. Postdoctoral Fellow

August 1982 - August 1983: National Academy of SciencesWashington, D.C.
Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, National Research Council

June 1980 - August 1980: Institute for Research on PovertyMadison, Wisconsin, Visiting Summer Scholar

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

September 2018 - present:Columbia University, School of Intl. and Public Affairs
Professor of International and Public Affairs

September 2013 – present: Columbia University, Teachers College, New York, NY
Professor Emeritus of Economics and Education

January 2005 – August 2018:Columbia University, School of Intl. and Public Affairs
Affiliate Professor of International and Public Affairs

January 2003 – August 2013: Columbia University, Teachers College, New York, NY
Professor of Economics and Education

January 1996 – December 2002:Columbia University, Department of Economics
Associate Professor of Economics

September 1991 – December 2002:Columbia University, Teachers College
Associate Professor of Economics and Education

September 1987 – August 1991:Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Associate Professor, Department of Economics

September 1985 – August 1987:University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Lecturer, Department of Economics (1986-1987) and Lecturer, Regional Science Department (1985-1986)

September 1984 – August 1985:Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Associate Professor, Department of Economics

September 1983 – August 1984:University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics

August 1982 – August 1983:University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Economics

September 1979 – June 1982:Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS

September 2002 – Sept. 2012:Columbia University, Teachers College, New York, NY
Director, Program in Economics and Education

January 1996 – December 2002: Columbia University, New York, NY
Director, Program in Economic Policy Management, School of Intl. and Public Affairs

September 1997 – July 1999:Columbia University, New York, NY
Director, Latino Studies Program, Columbia College

September 2002 – Sept. 2012: Columbia University, Teachers College, New York, NY
Director, Institute for Urban and Minority Education

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARDS

January 2002 – December 2016: Member, Editorial Board, The Journal of Economic Policy Reform Routledge Publishers, U.K.

January 2008 – January 2014: Member, Editorial Board, Open Demography Journal
Bentham Science Publishers, the Netherlands

May 2007 – May 2013: Member, Board of Trustees, Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America (LEDA), New York, New York

January 2000 - December 2007: Associate Editor, Review of Development Economics, Blackwell Publishers, U.K.

January 2000 - January 2003: Member, Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession, American Economic Association

September 1996 - September 2000: Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS AND HONORS

May 2016 – Outstanding Teaching Award received from the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York, NY

May 2010 – Outstanding Teaching Award received from the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York, NY

January 2010 - Lifetime Academic Achievement Award, received from the American Society of Hispanic Economists, American Economic Association Meetings, Atlanta.

July 2006 - Presidential Medal of Friendship of the Republic of Mongolia, received from President Nambaryn Enkhbayar, Ulaan Baator, Mongolia.

August 2000 – Honorary Professor Award, Universidad del Norte, Asuncion, Paraguay.

PUBLICATIONS
BOOKS

2019 – Encyclopedia of International Economics and Global Trade. World Scientific Publishers, Singapore (Chief Editor)

2018- International Trade, Capital Flows and Economic Development, World Scientific Publishers, Singapore (Co-edited with Luis A. Rivera-Batiz)

2018 – International and Interregional Migration: Theory and Evidence, World Scientific Publishers, Singapore

2001 - The Political Economy of the East Asian Crisis: Tigers in Distress, Edward Elgar Publishers, London. (Co-edited with Arvid Lukauskas)

1996 - Island Paradox: Puerto Rico in the 1990s, Russell Sage Foundation, New York. (With Carlos A. Santiago)

1994 - Puerto Ricans in the United States: A Changing Reality, National Puerto Rican Coalition, Washington, D.C. (With Carlos A. Santiago)

1994 - Reinventing Urban Education, IUME Press, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York. (Editor)

1994 - International Finance and Open Economy Macroeconomics, Second Edition, Prentice Hall Publishers, New Jersey. (With Luis A. Rivera-Batiz)

1991 - U.S. Immigration Policy Reform in the 1980s: A Preliminary Assessment, Praeger Publishers, New York. (Co-edited with Ira N. Gang and Selig L. Sechzer).

1985 - International Finance and Open Economy Macroeconomics, First Edition, Macmillan Publishing Company, New York. (With Luis A. Rivera-Batiz)

PUBLISHED ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS

2018 - “Education and Attitudes towards Internal Migrants in China,” in Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, ed. International and Interregional Migration: Theory and Evidence, World Scientific Publishers, Singapore, 333-364 (with Na Feng).

2018. “Foreword to Population, Migration and Socioeconomic Outcomes among Island and Mainland Puerto Ricans by Marie T. Mora, Alberto Davila and Havidan Rodriguez, Lexington Books, Boulder, Colorado, 32018, xvii-xix.

2017 - “Quantitative Literacy,” in Bruno S. Frey, ed., the Sage Encyclopedia of Educational Research, Measurement and Evaluation, Sage Publishers, Connecticut, 1346-1348.

2014 - “Education and Economic Development in Turkey,” Analist, Vol. 44, No. 4, October, 38-39.

2013 - “A Kinder, Gentler Immigration Reform,” Foreign Affairs, Vol. 92, No. 6, November/December, 9-15 (with Jagdish N. Bhagwati)

2013 – “The Globalization of International Labor Flows,” in Arvid Lukauskas, Robert Stern and Gianni Zanini, eds., Handbook of  Trade Policy for Development, Oxford University Press, New York, New York, 497-536.

2013 - “Trade, Poverty, Inequality and Gender,” in Arvid Lukauskas, Robert Stern and Gianni Zanini, eds., Handbook of  Trade Policy for Development, Oxford University Press, New York, New York, 467-496.

2013 - “Economic Strain, Education and Attitudes towards Foreigners in the European Union,” Review of International Economics, Vol. 21, No. 2, May, 177-190 (with Ira N. Gang and Myeong-Su Yun).

2011 - “The U.S. Unemployment Crisis,” Global is Asian, No. 12, October-December, 22-23 (with Arvid Lukauskas).

2010 - “Changes in Attitudes towards Immigrants in Europe: Before and After the Fall of the Berlin War,” in Gil Epstein and Ira Gang, eds., Migration and Culture: Frontiers of Economics and Globalization, Emerald Group Publishing, Bingley, 649-676 (with Ira N. Gang and Myeong-Su Yun).

2009 – “Development and the World Economy,” in Kenneth A. Reinert and Ramkishen S. Rajan, eds., The Princeton Encyclopedia of the World Economy, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, Volume 1, 318-332

2008 - “International Migration, the Brain Drain and Economic Development,” in Amitava Krishna Dutt and Jaime Ros, editors, International Handbook of Development Economics, Edward Elgar Publishers, Cheltenham, U.K., 119-136.

2007 - “How Do Migrants from Latin America and the Caribbean Fare in U.S. Labor Markets?,” The World Economy, Vol. 30, No. 9: 1399-1429.

2006 - “Education and Economic Development,” in Susan M. Collins, Barry Bosworth and Miguel Soto-Class, editors, Restoring Growth in Puerto Rico: Overview and Policy Options, Brookings, Washington, D.C., 43-53. (With Helen F. Ladd)

2006 - “Education and Economic Development in Puerto Rico,” in Susan M. Collins, Barry Bosworth and Miguel Soto-Class, editors, The Puerto Rican Economy: Restoring Growth, Brookings Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 189-238 (with Helen F. Ladd).

2005 - “Latino and Latina Poverty,” in S. Oboler and D. Gonzalez, eds., The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas, Oxford University Press, NY.

2004 - “NewYorktitlan: The Socioeconomic Status of Mexican New Yorkers,” Regional Labor Review, Vol. 6, No. 1, Spring/Summer, 33-45.

2004 - “Undocumented Workers in the Labor Market: An Analysis of the Earnings of Legal and Illegal Mexican Immigrants in the U.S.,” in Klaus F. Zimmermann and A. Constant, eds., How Labor Migrants Fare, Springer Verlag Publishers, Berlin, 307-332. Reprinted paper originally published in Journal of Population Economics.

2004 - “Puerto Rican New Yorkers in the 1990s: A Demographic and Socioeconomic Profile,” in Gabriel Haslip-Viera, Angelo Falcon and Felix Matos    Rodriguez, eds., Boricuas in Gotham: Puerto Ricans in the Making of Modern New York City, Markus Wiener Publishers, Princeton, 107-129.

2003 - “The Impact of School-to-Work Programs on Minority Youth Employment and Student Outcomes,” in William J. Stull and Nicholas M. Sanders, ed., The School to Work Movement: Origins and Destinations, Praeger Publishers, Westport, Connecticut, 169-188.

2002 - "The Labor Market Effects of Immigration in the United States and Europe: Substitution vs. Complementarity," in: Klaus F. Zimmermann and T. K. Bauer, eds., The Economics of Migration: The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics, Edward Elgar Publishers, Cheltenham, U.K. Reprinted paper originally published in Journal of Population Economics (with Ira N. Gang).

2002 - “Democracy, Governance and Economic Growth: Theory and Evidence,” Review of Development Economics, Vol. 6, No. 2, June, 225-247. 

2002 - “Democracy, Participation and Economic Development: Introduction,” Review of Development Economics, Vol. 6, No. 2, June, 135-150. (With Luis A. Rivera-Batiz).

2002 - “The International Migration Experience of Mexico: Socioeconomic Aspects,” in Ralph Rotte and Peter Stein, eds., Migration Policy and the Economy, Hanns-Seidel Foundation, Muenchen, Germany, 205-218.

2001 - “The Political Economy of the East Asian Crisis: Introduction,” in Arvid Lukauskas and Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, eds., The Political Economy of the East Asian Crisis and its Aftermath: Tigers in Distress, Edward Elgar Publishers, London, 2001, 1-27. (With Arvid Lukauskas)

2001 - “The East Asian Crisis and the Anatomy of Emerging Market Disease,” in A. Lukauskas and Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, eds., The Political Economy of the East Asian Crisis: Tigers in Distress, Edward Elgar Publishers, London, 31-73.

2001 - “International Financial Liberalization, Corruption and Economic Growth,” Review of International Economics, Vol. 9, No. 4, Nov., 723-733.

2001 - “International Financial Liberalization, Capital Flows and Exchange Rate Regimes: An Introduction, Review of International Economics, Volume 9, No. 4, November. (With Luis A. Rivera-Batiz)

2000 - “Underground on American Soil: Undocumented Workers and U.S. Immigration Policy,” Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 53, No. 2, 485-501.

2000 - “Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America: Current Trends and Future Prospects,” in United Nations, Interregional Cooperation in Trade and Investment: Asia-Latin America, Bangkok: UNESCAP, 161-191.

1999 - “Undocumented Workers in the Labor Market: An Analysis of the Earnings of Legal and Illegal Mexican Immigrants in the U.S.,” Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 12, No. 1, 91-116., February.

1998 - “Migration and the Labour Market: Regional and Sectoral Impacts in the U.S. and Latin America,” in Jean-Pierre Garson, ed., Migration, Free Trade and Regional Integration in North America, OECD, Paris, 121-133.

1996 - "English Language Proficiency, Quantitative Skills, and the Economic Progress of Immigrants," in Harriet Orcutt Duleep and Phanindra V. Wunnava, eds., Immigrants and Immigration Policy: Individual Skills, Family Ties, and Group Identities, JAI Press, Greenwich, Conn., 57-77.

1996 - "The Economics of Technological Progress and Endogenous Growth in Open Economies," in Hans-Eckart Scharrer, ed. The Economics of High Technology Competition and Cooperation in Global Markets, Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Hamburg, 1996, 31-62.

1996 - “Puerto Rican Migration to the United States in the 1980s,” Revista de Ciencias Sociales, New Series, No.1, 178-207. June. (With Carlos A. Santiago).

1995 - "Vocational Education, the General Equivalency Diploma and Urban Populations," Education and Urban Society, Vol. 27, No. 3, May, 313-327.

1995 - “The Impact of Vocational Education on Racial and Ethnic Minorities,” ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education Digest, Number 108, July.

1995 - “Immigrants and Schools: The Case of the Big Apple,” Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy, Fall, 84-89.

1994 - "The Labor Market Effects of Immigration in the United States and Europe: Substitution vs. Complementarity," Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 7, No. 2, June, 157-175. (With Ira N. Gang)

1994 - "Unemployment and Attitudes towards Foreigners in Germany," in Gunter Steinmann and Ralf Ulrich, eds., The Economics of Immigration in Germany, Springer - Verlag, Berlin, 121-154 (with Ira N. Gang).

1993 - "European Regional Economic Integration: Introduction," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Vol. 23, July, 307-14. (With Ralph B. Ginsberg)

1992 - "Europe 1992 and the Liberalization of Direct Investment Flows: Services Versus Manufacturing," International Economic Journal, Vol. 6, No. 1, Spring 1992, 287-307 (with Luis A. Rivera-Batiz).

1992 - "English Language Proficiency and the Earnings of Young Immigrants in U.S. Labor Markets," Policy Studies Review, Vol. 11, No. 2, 165-175.

1992 - “Quantitative Literacy and the Likelihood of Employment Among Young Adults in the U.S.," Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 27, No. 2, Spring, 313-328.

1991 - "The Effects of Literacy on the Earnings of Hispanics in the United States," in Emilio Meléndez, Clara Rodriguez and Janis Barry-Figueroa, eds., Hispanics in the Labor Force, Plenum Publishers, New York, New York, 53-75.

1991 - "The Economic Status of Racial/Ethnic Minorities Within the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area," in Janice F. Madden and William Stull, eds., The Distribution of Income Within the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 113-127.

1991 - "Substitution and Complementarity between Immigrant and Native Labor in the United States," in F. Rivera-Batiz, S. Sechzer and I. Gang, eds., U.S. Immigration Policy Reform in the 1980s: A Preliminary Assessment, Praeger Publishers, New York, 89-116 (with Selig L. Sechzer).

1990 - "The Effects of Direct Foreign Investment in the Presence of Increasing Returns Due to Specialization," Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 34, No. 1, November, 287-307 (with Luis A. Rivera-Batiz).

1990 - "English Language Proficiency and the Economic Progress of Immigrants," Economics Letters, Vol. 34, No. 2, November, 295-300.

1990 - "Literacy Skills and the Wages of Young Black and White Males in the U.S.," Economics Letters, Vol. 32, April, 377-382.

1989 - "The Characteristics of Recent Puerto Rican Migrants: Some Further Evidence," Migration World, Vol. 17, No. 2, October, 7-13.

1989 - "International Migration and Real Wages: A Resolution Note," Journal of Development Economics, Vol.31, No.1, July, 193-94. (With M.G. Quibria)

1989 - "The Impact of International Migration on Real Wages: Another Look," Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 31, No. 1, July, 185-192.

1988 - "Modeling Urban Agglomeration: Producer Services, Linkage Externalities and Specialization Economies, in William G. Vogt and Marvin H. Mickle, eds., Modeling and Simulation, Vol. 19, Instrument Society of America, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 1988, 113-119.

1988 - "Agglomeration and Heterogeneity in Space: An Introduction," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Vol. 18, No. 1 February, 1-5. (With Masahisa Fujita)

1988 - "Monopolistic Competition, Economies of Scale, and Agglomeration Economies in Consumption and Production," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Vol. 18, No. 1, February, 125-153.

1987 - "Is There a Brain Drain of Puerto Ricans to the U.S.?," Puerto RicoBusiness Review, Vol. 12, No. 7, July, 1-5.

1987 - "Modeling Capital Flight from Latin America: A Portfolio Balance Approach," in William G. Vogt and Marvin H. Mickle, eds., Modeling and Simulation, Vol. 18, Instrument Society of America, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 153-159.

1986 - "Can Border Industries Reduce Immigration to the U.S.?," American Economic Review, Vol. 76, No. 2, May, 263-268.

1986 - "The Short-Run Economic Effects of Immigration: Some General Equilibrium Simulations," in William G. Vogt and Marvin H. Mickle, eds.,Modeling and Simulation, Vol. 17, Instrument Society of America, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 215- 222.

1986 - "International Migration, Remittances and Economic Welfare in the Source Country," Journal of Economic Studies, Vol. 13, No. 3, October,3-19.

1986 - "Foreign Ownership, Nontraded Goods and the Effects of Terms of Trade Changes on National Welfare," Economics Letters, Vol. 20, No. 4, July, 367-371.

1986 - "Can Border Industries Reduce Immigration to the U.S.?," American Economic Review, Vol. 76, No. 2, May, 263-268.
1984 - "International Migration, Nontraded Goods and Economic Welfare in a Two- Class Economy," Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 16, No. 3, December, 325-330.

1983 - "The Economics of the `To and Fro' Migrant: Some Welfare-Theoretical Considerations," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 85, No. 3, October, 403-413.

1983 - “Trade Theory, Distribution of Income, and Immigration," American Economic Review, Vol. 73, No. 2, May, 183-187.

1983 - "The Service Sector, Monopolistic Competition and the Impact of Emigration," Economics Letters, Vol. 12, No.3, June, 327-332.

1982 - "International Migration, Nontraded Goods and Economic Welfare in the Source Country," Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 11, No. 1, August, 81-90.

1982 - "Nontraded Goods and the Pure Theory of International Trade with Equal Numbers of Goods and Factors," International Economic Review, Vol. 17, No. 2, June, 401-409.

1981 - "The Effects of Immigration in a Distorted Two-Sector Economy," Economic Inquiry, Vol. 19, No. 4, October, 626-639.

1981 - "The Price System vs. Rationing: An Extension," Bell Journal of Economics and Management Science, Vol. 12, No. 1, spring, 245-4.

1980 - "Optimal Output and the Theory of the Firm under Uncertainty, “Economics Letters, Vol. 5, No. 3, December, 231-233.

1980 - “The Capital Market and Income Distribution in Yugoslavia,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 94, No. 1, February, 179-184.

EDITED JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUES

2002 - Democracy, Participation and Economic Development, Special Issue of Review of Development Economics, Vol. 6, No. 2, June. (Co-edited with Luis A. Rivera-Batiz)

2001 - International Financial Liberalization, Capital Flows and Exchange Rate Regimes, Special Issue of Review of International Economics, Volume 9, No. 4, November. (Co-edited with Luis A. Rivera-Batiz)

1993 - European Regional Economic Integration, Special Issue, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Vol. 23, July. (Co-edited with Ralph B. Ginsberg)

1992 - The European Economic Integration of 1992, Special Issue, International Economic Journal, Vol. 6, No. 1, Spring. (Co-edited with Luis A. Rivera-Batiz)

1988 - Agglomeration and Heterogeneity in Space, Special Issue of Regional Science and Urban Economics, Vol. 18, No. 1, February. (Co-edited with Masahisa Fujita)

SELECTED WORKING PAPERS AND MONOGRAPHS

2018 – “The Effects of the Cultural Revolution in China, mimeo” 2018 (with Na Feng).

2013 – “Educational Reform in El Salvador,” Report to the World Bank, August 2013.

2008 - Education as an Engine of Economic Development: Global Experiences and Prospects for El Salvador, Fundación Salvadoreña para el Desarrollo Económico y Social (FUSADES), San Salvador, El Salvador, November. (El_Salvador_Education_and_Growth_2008).

2008 - Educational Inequality and the Latino Population of the United States, Campaign for Educational Equity, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York, November.

2004 - “Color in the Tropics: Race and Economic Outcomes in the Island of Puerto Rico,” mimeo., Russell Sage Foundation, New York, March.

2003 - Dominicans in the United States: A Socioeconomic Profile 2000,  Dominican Research Monographs, Dominican Studies Institute, City College, City University of New York, November. (With Ramona Hernandez)

2002 - “Economic Strain, Ethnic Concentration and Attitudes towards Foreigners in the European Union,” Institute for the Study of Labor IZA Discussion paper No. 578, Bonn, Germany. September. (With Ira N. Gang, and Myeong-Su Yun)

2002 - “An Analysis of Sample Selection Bias in Cross-Country Growth Regressions,” Working Paper, Department of Economics, Columbia University, New York, January. (With Jayant Ray)

2002 - “The Socioeconomic Status of Hispanic New Yorkers: Current Trends and Future Prospects,” Research report, Pew Hispanic Research Center, Washington, D.C.

1999 - “Immigrants and Unemployment in the European Community: From the Eyes of Natives,” Institute for the Study of Labor IZA Discussion Paper No. 70, Bonn, Germany. November. (With Ira N. Gang, and Myeong-Su Yun)

1998 - A Profile and Analysis of Students in Vocational Training: Literacy Skills, Demographics and Socioeconomic Characteristics, National Center for Research on Vocational Education, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley.

1997 -  Dominican New Yorkers: A Socioeconomic Profile 1997,  Dominican Research Monographs, Dominican Studies Institute, City College, City University of New York, November. (With Ramona Hernandez).

1996 - “The Education of Immigrant Children: The Case of New York City,” International Center for Migration, Ethnicity and Citizenship Working Paper No. 96-2, The New School University, August.

1995 - “A School System at Risk: A Study of the Consequences of Overcrowding in New York City Public Schools,” New York City Citizen’s Commission on Planning for Enrollment Growth Research Report, New York. (With Lillian Marti).

1994 - "Bridging the Gender Gap: The Economic Status of Women in New York City, 1980 - 1990," Research Report 94-1, Institute for Urban and Minority Education, Teachers College, January.

1984 - "Child Labor Patterns and Legislation in Relation to Fertility," in George J. Stolnitz, ed., Quantitative Approaches to Analyzing Socioeconomic Determinants of Third World Fertility Trends, The Futures Group.