Pomona College, USA, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Associate Professor of Economics, Pomona College, USA
Immigration and labor supply
Assistant Professor of Economics, Pomona College (2005–2011)
PhD Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2005
“Rank-order tournaments, probability of winning and investing in talent: Evidence from Champions' League qualifying rules." National Institute Economic Review 232:1 (2015): 30–40 (with C. Green and R. Simmons).
"On the effectiveness of Sb1070 In Arizona." Economic Inquiry 53:1 (2015): 335–351 (with C. Amuedo-Dorantes).
"Border enforcement and selection of Mexican immigrants in the United States." Feminist Economics 19:1 (2013): 76–110 (with M. J. Lopez).
"Empirical methods in the economics of international immigration." In: Vargas-Silva, C. (ed.). Handbook of Research Methods in Migration. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2012 (with M. D. Steinberger).
"Understanding the workweek of foreign born workers in the United States," Review of Economics of the Household 8:1 (2010): 83–104.
Western societies are increasingly more secular, what are the socio-economic consequences of increased secularism?Fernando A. Lozano, September 2017The literature on the economics of religion finds that increased religious participation or religious density is associated with positive socio-economic outcomes such as increased earnings, educational attainment, and lower engagement in risky behaviors. The literature suggests that this relationship is causal, and that the gains from religion often tend to be accrued among low-skill or marginalized youth groups. In turn, as education and income increase, societies become more secular. Will the positive outcomes associated with religion disappear as western societies become more secularized?MoreLess