David Card

Economist, Academic

1956 –

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Who is David Card?

David Edward Card is a Canadian labour economist and Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.

Card earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen's University in 1978 and his Ph.D. degree in Economics in 1983 from Princeton University.

From 1988 to 1992, Card was Associate Editor of the Journal of Labor Economics and from 1993 to 1997, he was co-editor of Econometrica. He was the recipient of the 1995 John Bates Clark Medal, awarded to "that American economist under the age of forty who is judged to have made the most significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge.". He gave the 2009 Richard T. Ely Lecture of the American Economic Association in San Francisco. Along with N. Gregory Mankiw, he was elected vice president of the American Economic Association for 2014.

In the early 1990s, Card received much attention for his finding, together with his then Princeton University colleague Alan B. Krueger that, contrary to widely accepted beliefs among economists, the minimum wage increase in New Jersey did not result in job reduction of fast food companies in that state.

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Born
1956
Canada
Also known as
  • David Edward Card
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Education
  • Queen's University
  • Princeton University
Employment
  • University of California, Berkeley

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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