Assistant Professor of Economics



  • "Do Job Fairs Matter? Experimental Evidence from the Philippines." Journal of Development Economics, Vol 120, May 2016, p32-40.
  • "Unilateral Facilitation Does Not Raise International Labor Migration from the Philippines," with David McKenzie and Dean Yang, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Vol 64, No. 2, January 2016.

Working Papers:

  • "The Relative Returns to Education, Experience, and Attractiveness for Young Workers," with Joshua Hyman and Caroline Theoharides. January 2017.
  • "Inter-ethnic Fertility Spillovers and the Role of Forward-looking Behavior: Evidence from Peninsular Malaysia," with Slesh A. Shrestha. November 2016.
  • "Does Age at Marriage Affect Marital Stability? Evidence from Executive Order 11241 and the 'Midnight Marriages',” with Martha Bailey and Anna Wentz. November 2015.
  • "Perceived Returns and Job-Search Selection."
Emily Beam, Assistant Professor of Economics

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Labor economics, development economics, statistics and population economics


  • Ph.D., Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan, 2013


  • 802-656-5735
Office Location:

Old Mill Room 233

Office Hours:

M/W - 3:20-4:50 or by appointment

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