GU Economics Professors Receive Honorary Degrees
Professors Jim Albrecht and Susan Vroman have been chosen to receive honorary degrees from Stockholm University. They will join eight other Professors to receive this year’s honor. An honorary doctorate is an expression of the University’s appreciation of outstanding contributions in one or more of the University’s areas of academic activity. The awarded honorary doctor should be affiliated with Stockholm University or have contributed to the University’s activities in some way. The honorary doctorates will be conferred at the Inauguration and Conferment Ceremony at the Stockholm City Hall, on Friday, September 29, 2023.
Jim Albrecht is a Professor of Economics at Georgetown University. His research includes both theoretical and empirical studies of the labor market based on search theory. Jim Albrecht has a long list of publications dating back several decades. He has also conducted research on issues related to the Swedish labor market, particularly issues related to gender differences on the labor market and how such differences interact with the design of parental leave system.
Susan Vroman is a Professor of Economics at Georgetown University. A large part of her research focuses on unemployment and search theory. Susan Vroman has an extensive publication list dating back several decades. Her research has also been focused on the Swedish labor market, particularly with a focus on gender differences in the labor market and how the design of parental leave policies interacts with these differences.
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