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Lawrence Katz

Elisabeth Allison Professor of Economics at Harvard University and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research

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Lawrence Katz Biography

Lawrence F. Katz is the Elisabeth Allison Professor of Economics at Harvard University and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on issues in labor economics and the economics of social problems. He is the author (with Claudia Goldin) of The Race between Education and Technology (Harvard University Press, 2008), a history of U.S. economic inequality and the roles of technological change and the pace of educational advance in affecting the wage structure.

Katz also has been studying the impacts of neighborhood poverty on low-income families as the principal investigator of the long-term evaluation of the Moving to Opportunity program, a randomized housing mobility experiment. And Katz is working with Claudia Goldin on a major project studying the historical evolution of career and family choices and outcomes for U.S. college men and women. His past research has explored a wide range of topics including U.S. and comparative wage inequality trends, educational wage differentials and the labor market returns to education, the impact of globalization and technological change on the labor market, the economics of immigration, unemployment and unemployment insurance, regional labor markets, the evaluation of labor market programs, the problems of low-income neighborhoods, and the social and economic consequences of the birth control pill.

Professor Katz has been editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics since 1991 and served as the Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of Labor for 1993 and 1994. He is the co-Scientific Director of J-PAL North America, past President of the Society of Labor Economists, and has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Econometric Society, and the Society of Labor Economists. Katz serves on the Boards of the Russell Sage Foundation and MDRC. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1981 and earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1985.

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Elisabeth Allison Professor of Economics at Harvard University and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research

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Lawrence Katz Biography

Lawrence F. Katz is the Elisabeth Allison Professor of Economics at Harvard University and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on issues in labor economics and the economics of social problems. He is the author (with Claudia Goldin) of The Race between Education and Technology (Harvard University Press, 2008), a history of U.S. economic inequality and the roles of technological change and the pace of educational advance in affecting the wage structure.

Katz also has been studying the impacts of neighborhood poverty on low-income families as the principal investigator of the long-term evaluation of the Moving to Opportunity program, a randomized housing mobility experiment. And Katz is working with Claudia Goldin on a major project studying the historical evolution of career and family choices and outcomes for U.S. college men and women. His past research has explored a wide range of topics including U.S. and comparative wage inequality trends, educational wage differentials and the labor market returns to education, the impact of globalization and technological change on the labor market, the economics of immigration, unemployment and unemployment insurance, regional labor markets, the evaluation of labor market programs, the problems of low-income neighborhoods, and the social and economic consequences of the birth control pill.

Professor Katz has been editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics since 1991 and served as the Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of Labor for 1993 and 1994. He is the co-Scientific Director of J-PAL North America, past President of the Society of Labor Economists, and has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Econometric Society, and the Society of Labor Economists. Katz serves on the Boards of the Russell Sage Foundation and MDRC. He graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1981 and earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1985.

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  • The Race Between Education and Technology: Lawrence Katz ...
    Apr 28, 2016 ... Enroll now in our free online course on poverty and inequality in the United States: thepovertycourse.lagunita.stanford.edu.
  • Lawrence Katz - YouTube
  • Spring 2015 Yates Lecture: Lawrence Katz on Understanding Long ...

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  • How to book Lawrence Katz?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Lawrence Katz for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Lawrence Katz, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Lawrence Katz or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Lawrence Katz?

    Booking fees for Lawrence Katz, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Lawrence Katz, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Lawrence Katz?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Lawrence Katz for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Lawrence Katz for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Lawrence Katz or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Lawrence Katz or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Lawrence Katz is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Lawrence Katz for your event is available upon request. Lawrence Katz generally travels from Boston, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Evan Schnidman, Henri Arslanian, Stefan Thomas, Mario Schlosser and R "Ray" Wang. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Lawrence Katz for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Lawrence Katz Speaker Videos

  • The Race Between Education and Technology: Lawrence Katz ...
    Apr 28, 2016 ... Enroll now in our free online course on poverty and inequality in the United States: thepovertycourse.lagunita.stanford.edu.
    Lawrence Katz - YouTube
  • Spring 2015 Yates Lecture: Lawrence Katz on Understanding Long ...

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