Professor of International and Comparative Labor and Professor of Economics at Cornell University
Gary Fields is the John P. Windmuller Professor of International and Comparative Labor and Professor of Economics at Cornell University,Program Coordinator of the IZA Institute for Labor Economics Program on Labor and Development, and a WIDER Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow. He is the 2014 winner of the IZA Prize in Labor Economics, the top world-wide award in the field. He has been an Ivy League teacher and professor for forty-six years, first at Yale University and then at Cornell University. He teaches and conducts research on labor economics and development economics. Fields has published more than 150 books and articles. His most recent books areGrowth, Employment, and Poverty: Latin America in the 2000s, with Guillermo Cruces, David Jaume, and Mariana Viollaz, (Oxford University Press), Working Hard, Working Poor: A Global Journey (Oxford University Press), Bottom-Line Management (Springer), and Mobility and Inequality: Frontiers of Research from Sociology and Economics, with Stephen Morgan and David Grusky (Stanford University Press).