Welcome to the Department of Economics

Position: Professor of Economics
Specialty: Development, Population, Labor, and Political Economy
Location: New Jersey Hall 203
Phone: 848-932-8648
Email: mailto:gang@economics.rutgers.edu
Website: http://econweb.rutgers.edu/gang


Ira N. Gang is a Professor of Economics at Rutgers University, USA.  He published papers on development, migration and public policy, public choice, political economy and labor economics in leading economics journals.  He was one of the founding editors of the Review of Development Economics, and is an Associate Editor/Editorial Board member of several journals, including the Journal of Population Economics.  He is a Research Fellow at IZA and several other academic institutes.

Selected Publications

  • Good Governance and Good Aid Allocation (with Gil S. Epstein), Journal of Development Economics, forthcoming.

  • Understanding the Development of Fundamentalism (with Gil S. Epstein) Public Choice (2007) 132(3-4) 257-271
  • Self-Selection and Earnings During Volatile Transition (with Ralitza Dimova) Journal of Comparative Economics (2007) 35(3) 612-629

  • Returns to Returning (with Cathy Y. Co and Myeong-Su Yun) Journal of Population Economics, (2000) 13(1) 57-79

  • Corruption, Tax Evasion and the Laffer Curve (with Omkar Goswami and Amal Sanyal) Public Choice 105 (2000) 61-78
  • Is Child Like Parent? Educational Attainment and Ethnic Origin (with Klaus F. Zimmermann) Journal of Human Resources, 35 (2000) 550-569. 

Upcoming Workshops

Tue Apr 24 @ 2:50PM - 04:20PM
Macroeconomic Theory Workshop
Gianluca Benigno, LSE (visiting the IMF)
Fri Apr 27 @ 2:00PM - 02:45PM
Empirical Microeconomics Workshop
Seminar Speaker, Yilin Wu, Rutgers University (Graduate Student)
Fri May 04 @10:00AM - 11:30AM
Empirical Microeconomics Workshop
Bingxiao Wu, Rutgers University
Mon May 21 @ 2:30PM - 04:00PM
Money, History and Finance
Stefano Ungaro, Paris School of Economics


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