Jessica Pan is an associate professor of economics at the National University of Singapore. She is also a research fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) and the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). She received a Bachelor’s in economics from the University of Chicago, followed by an MBA and PhD from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.
Jessica’s research focuses on applied topics in labour economics and the economics of education. Her recent work focuses on gender differences in labour market and educational outcomes; international migration and the labour market effects on source and host countries; and topics in labour economics such as discrimination, marriage markets, and the returns to education.
She currently serves as co-editor of the Journal of Public Economics and associate editor for the Journal of the European Economic Association. She is also a Fellow of the Econometric Society, Secretary of the Asian and Australasian Society of Labor Economics (AASLE), and serves regularly as a research consultant for various Singapore government ministries.