Lars Vilhuber

Co-Chair, Innovations in Data and Experiments for Action (IDEA) Initiative
Executive Director, Labor Dynamics Institute
Cornell University

Lars Vilhuber is the Executive Director of the Labor Dynamics Institute at Cornell University, and a faculty member in Cornell University’s Economics Department. He is also the American Economic Association’s Data Editor. Lars is a Co-Chair of J-PAL’s IDEA Initiative.

His research interests relate to the dynamics of the labor market, including mass layoffs, worker mobility, and the relationship between labor and housing markets. He also has extensive experience in the analysis, publication, replicability, and maintenance of large data sets. He has contributed to privacy-preserving public use statistics, metadata standards, and provenance documentation.

Lars has an undergraduate degree in Economics from Universität Bonn and a Ph.D. in Economics from Université de Montréal.