LUNCHEON 11:30 a.m.; LECTURE 12:00 p.m.
Hoynes specializes in the study of poverty, inequality, and the impacts of government tax and transfer programs on low income families. Current projects include evaluating the impact of the Great Recession across demographic groups, examining the impact of the Earned Income Tax Credit on infant health, and estimating impacts of U.S. food and nutrition programs on labor supply, health and human capital accumulation. Her work has been funded by the National Institute on Aging; the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development; the U.S. Department of Agriculture; the Institute for Research on Poverty; and the Joint Center for Poverty Research. Her work has been published in numerous prestigious journals such as the American Economic Review, Econometrica, AEJ Applied, the Review of Economics and Statistics and the Journal of Public Economics.
In addition to her faculty appointment, Hoynes has research affiliations at the National Bureau of Economic Research, the National Poverty Center and the Institute for Fiscal Studies. She sits on the National Advisory Committee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research Program and the Advisory Committee for the National Science Foundation, Directorate for the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences.
Hilary Hoynes will give the keynote address for the 4th Annual SoCCAM, Southern California Conference in Applied Microeconomics. The one-day conference will be held in Freeberg Forum in Kravis Center. Papers will be presented in several areas of applied microeconomics including: environmental, experimental, labor, health, public.