Santa Rosa resident and co-recipient of the 2021 Nobel prize in Economics, Dr. David Card will be talking about his work at the East Recreation Center in Oakmont on Monday, October 10, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.
Refreshments will be served following the discussion.
Dr. Card’s research interests include wage determination, education, inequality, immigration and gender-related issues. He is best known for pioneering studies in the 1990s, the results of which challenged prevailing assumptions about the impact of immigration on native-born U.S. workers and the effect of minimum wage increases on domestic job growth.
Dr. Card is the Class of 1950 Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, and Director of the Center for Labor Economics and the Economics Lab. Prior to joining UC Berkeley, he taught at the University of Chicago in 1982 – 83 and Princeton University from 1983 to 1996. He has held visiting appointments at Columbia University, Harvard University, UCLA and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. From 2012 to 2017 he was Director of the Labor Studies Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Dr. Card’s appearance benefits the Soroptimists International Club of Oakmont Wine Country.