Henry R. Hyatt

US Census Bureau, USA, and IZA, Germany

Research in peer-reviewed journals is often only readable by specialist researchers. World of Labor fills a gap, publishing articles on cutting-edge topics that are accessible to a more general audience. I’m excited to contribute to this innovative series

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Senior Economist, Center for Economic Studies, US Census Bureau

Research interest

Labor supply and demand

Past positions

Research Analyst, Department of Industrial Relations, State of California, 2007–2009


PhD Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 2009

Selected publications

  • "Computer networks and productivity revisited: Does plant size matter? Evidence and implications." Journal of Economic and Social Measurement 39:1–2 (2014): 87–104 (with S. V. Nguyen).

  • “The plant life-cycle of the average wage of employees in U.S. manufacturing.” IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2:7 (2013): 1–23 (with E. M. Dinlersoz and S. V. Nguyen).

  • “The recent decline in employment dynamics.” IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2:3 (2013): 1–21 (with J. R. Spletzer).

  • “Job-to-job flows in the Great Recession.” American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings 102:3 (2012): 580–583 (with E. McEntarfer).

  • “The labor supply consequences of employment-limiting social insurance benefits: New tests for income effects.” B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy 11:1 (Contributions) (2011): Article 25.