Laura Zimmermann

University of Georgia, USA, and IZA, Germany

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Assistant Professor, University of Georgia, USA

Research interest

Development economics, labor economics, political economy


PhD Economics, University of Michigan, 2014

Selected publications

  • “Ethnic self-identification of first-generation immigrants.” International Migration Review 41:3 (2007): 769–781 (with K. F. Zimmermann and A. Constant).

  • “Human capital and ethnic self-identification of migrants.” Economics Letters 98:3 (2008): 235–239 (with L. Gataullina, A. Constant, and K. F. Zimmermann).

  • “Reconsidering gender bias in intra-household allocation in India.” Journal of Development Studies 48:1 (2012): 151–163.