Julia Lane

Julia Lane is a Senior Vice President, Economics, Labor and Population Studies at the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago and a Senior Research Fellow at the U.S. Bureau of the Census. From August 2004 to December 2005, she was an Economics Program Director at the National Science Foundation. From January 2000 to August 2004, Julia was the Director of the Employment Dynamics Program at the Urban Institute. From August 1990 to December 1999, Julia was an Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor of Economics at American University. During the period 1997-2004 Julia initiated and founded (with John Abowd and John Haltiwanger) the Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics Program at the U.S. Census Bureau. Julia has authored or co-edited four books, and published over 50 articles. She has consulted with and worked with a number of national and international agencies, including the World Bank, the British Economic and Social Research Council, the National Academies of Sciences, and a variety of government agencies in the U.S as well as Madagascar, Morocco, New Zealand, Tunisia, Malaysia and Mexico. She has been invited to present or give keynote speeches at conferences, universities and research institutes in Austria, Australia, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, and Sweden, as well as the US.