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David Neumark is an American economist and a Chancellor’s Professor of Economics at the University of California, Irvine, where he also directs the Economic Self-Sufficiency Policy Research Institute. Professor Neumark graduated with a B.A. in economics in 1982 from the University of Pennsylvania. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude, with Honors. He went on to complete his M.A. in 1985 and Ph.D. in 1987 in economics from Harvard University. His fields were labor economics and econometrics. His dissertation was entitled Male-Female Differentials in the Labor Force: Measurement, Causes and Probes, and published in parts in the Journal of Human Resources.  Professor Neumark’s research interests include minimum wages and living wages, affirmative action, sex differences in labor markets, the economics of aging, and school-to-work programs, and has also done work in demography, health economics, development, industrial organization, and finance.


Professor Neumark is an academic affiliate at EmployStats and will be a speaker at the employment CLE sponsored by EmployStats on July 12, 2017 in San Francisco.  Professor Neumark is a renown labor economist who has performed extensive research on wage disparity related issues, and has extensive knowledge into the current California Fair Pay Act and its implications in the labor force.  He and Dr. Dwight Steward will hold a discussion on the statistical implications of the California Fair Pay Act and the use of statistics in recent cases.


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