Hughes-Rogers Professor of Economics at Princeton University
Henry Farber is the Hughes-Rogers Professor of Economics. Professor Farber graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (B.S., 1972) the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, (M.S., 1974) and Princeton University (Ph.D., 1977). In addition to his faculty position at the Industrial Research Section, Farber is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a Research Fellow of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). He is also a Fellow of the Econometric Society, the Society of Labor Economists, and the Labor and Employment Relations Association. Before joining the Princeton faculty in 1991, Farber was Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1977-1991). He has also been a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences (1983-84, 1989-90), a Visiting Scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation (2002-2003), and a Visitor at the Institute for Advanced Studies (2006-2007, 2010-2011). Farber's current research interests include unemployment, liquidity constraints and labor supply, the economics of labor unions, worker mobility, wage dynamics, the analysis of dispute settlement mechanisms (including arbitration and litigation), and the analysis of voter behavior.