Spring Quintiles Seminar Series: Joseph Hotz, Professor of Economics at Duke University

Joseph Hotz, Ph.D will present on “University Differences in the Graduation of Minorities in STEM Fields: Evidence from California”

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
2:00-3:30 pm

Location: The Schaeffer Center at the University of Southern California, Verna and Peter Dauterive Hall (VPD), Room 116

About Joseph Hotz:
V. Joseph Hotz is the Arts and Sciences Professor of Economics at Duke University. Hotz earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1980 and has held faculty positions at Carnegie Mellon, University of Chicago, and UCLA. His areas of research include economics of the family, economic demography, labor economics, applied econometrics, and social program evaluation. 

Hotz has worked on topics that include the relationship between married women’s labor force participation and childbearing; costs and consequences of teenage childbearing; impacts of early work and schooling experiences on subsequent wages; effects of the EITC on the labor force attachment; and the effects of regulations on the availability and quality of child care services in America. 

Hotz is principal investigator of the Add Health Parent Study which is funded by the National Institute on Aging. The Add Health Parent Study is collecting data on intergenerational linkages in health and health behaviors; cognition, personality and preferences; and ties, transfers and obligations between parents and their adult children, who are members of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health).

Hotz is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and past president of the Southern Economic Association.

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