John Ham

Global Network Professor of Economics, NYU Wagner; Professor of Economics, NYU Abu Dhabi

John Ham

John Ham is a Professor of Economics at New York University in Abu Dhabi. His research is in the general area of applied microeconomics, and specifically in labor economics, health economics, and experimental economics. While most of his work is on issues in Western economies, he is currently working on school and labor market studies in Indonesia and in Bangladesh. He has also worked on problems in theoretical econometrics.

John has received several grants from the SSHRC (Canada), NSF (US), NIH (US), and SSRC (Singapore). He served on the NSF (US) review panel for Economics. He has published in many well-known economics journals, including the American Economic Review, Econometrica, The Journal of Political Economy and The Review of Economic Studies. He is on the editorial board of Labour Economics and the Journal of Population Economics.

John began his academic teaching career at the University of Toronto, and has held positions at the University of Pittsburgh, Ohio State University, the University of Southern California, the University of Maryland and the National University of Singapore.

John received his BA from the University of Toronto and his PhD from Princeton University.