Jere Behrman

William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Economics at University Of Pennsylvania

Jere Behrman (Ph.D. Economics, MIT, 1966; Kenan Professor, Economics/Sociology, University of Pennsylvania). His research is in empirical microeconomics, economic development, early childhood development, labor economics, human resources, economic demography, household behaviors, lifecycle and intergenerational relations and policy evaluation. He has published over 465 professional articles and 35 books, worked with numerous international organizations and governments, been involved in professional research/lecturing in over 40 countries, principal investigator or investigator on over 160 research projects and received various honors, including: Econometric Society Fellow, 40th Anniversary Fulbright Fellow, 2008 biennial Carlos Diaz-Alejandro Prize for outstanding research contributions to Latin America, 2017 Population Association of America Irene B. Taeuber Award.