CARE Seminar: Henrik Kleven, Princeton University

Date and Time
North Hall 2111


The Department Welcomes Henrik Kleven from Princeton University


Henrik Kleven is the Lynn Bendheim Thoman, Class of 1977, and Robert Bendheim, Class of 1937, Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University. He is appointed jointly by the Department of Economics and the School of Public and International Affairs. Previously, he has held positions at the London School of Economics and the University of Copenhagen. He received his PhD from the University of Copenhagen in 2003. He has served as Co-Editor of the American Economic Review and Chief Editor of the Journal of Public Economics. He is a Research Associate at the NBER.

His research focuses on questions in public economics, labor economics, and inequality.  This includes research on the effects and optimal design of public policies (such as tax policy, welfare, and family policy) as well as research on gender inequality in the labor market. His work has been published in the leading academic journals of economics. It is regularly cited in top media outlets, and it has influenced policy making in several countries.