Jennifer Hunt
Research Fellow

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Hunt Jennifer Hunt is Professor in the Department of Economics at Rutgers University. She previously held positions at McGill University, the University of Montreal and Yale University. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard in 1992 and her Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1987. She is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA and is affiliated with several other research institutes. She has done research in the areas of employment and unemployment policy, immigration, wage inequality, transition economics, crime and corruption. She is currently investigating high-skilled immigration to the United States.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 1999.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10806  Michael A. Clemens
Jennifer Hunt
The Labor Market Effects of Refugee Waves: Reconciling Conflicting Results
6904  Jennifer Hunt
The Impact of Immigration on the Educational Attainment of Natives
6886  Jennifer Hunt
Jean-Philippe Garant
Hannah Herman
David J. Munroe
Why Don't Women Patent?
6885  Jennifer Hunt
Why Do Women Leave Science and Engineering?
5800  Michael C. Burda
Jennifer Hunt
What Explains the German Labor Market Miracle in the Great Recession?
(published in: Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2011, Spring 2011, 273 - 319)
4745  Jennifer Hunt
Which Immigrants Are Most Innovative and Entrepreneurial? Distinctions by Entry Visa
(published in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2011, 29 (3), 417-457)
3921  Jennifer Hunt
Marjolaine Gauthier-Loiselle
How Much Does Immigration Boost Innovation?
(published in: American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2010, 2 (2), 31-56)
2757  Jennifer Hunt
Bribery in Health Care in Peru and Uganda
(published as "Bribery in Health Care in Uganda" in: Journal of Health Economics, 2010, 29 (5), 699-707)
2278  Jennifer Hunt
How Corruption Hits People When They Are Down
(published in: Journal of Development Economics, 2007, 84 (2), 574-589)
1179  Jennifer Hunt
Trust and Bribery: The Role of the Quid Pro Quo and the Link with Crime
757  Jennifer Hunt
Teen Births Keep American Crime High
(published in: Journal of Law and Economics, 2006, 49 (2), 533-566)
123  Jennifer Hunt
Why Do People Still Live in East Germany?
(published as "Staunching Emigration from East Germany: Age and the Determinants of Migration" in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2006, 4 (5), 10141037)