Sukanya Basu

Assistant Professor of Economics, Vassar College

Office: Blodgett Hall, Room 243

Office Hours Fall 2017:

Tuesday and Thursday 4:00-5:30 PM

Contact Information: 124 Raymond Ave. Box 22, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Email: subasu@vassar.edu


About me:

I am an Assistant Professor of Economics at Vassar College. I joined the department in 2010 after I finished my Ph.D. in economics from the University of Rochester.

My research is in the area of immigration, education and other topics in labor economics.

In the fall of 2017, I will be teaching Econ 209: Probability and Statistics


My CV is here.

Publications:

Intermariage and labor market outcomes of Asian women External Link. Economic Inquiry 53(4):1718-1734, 2015.

Wage Assimilation of Immigrants: A Comparison of ``New" and ``Old" Asian Source Countries Pre-publication PDF, External Link. Migration Studies, 2016.

Education Outcomes of Children of Asian Intermarriages: Does Gender of the Immigrant Parent Matter? (Joint work with Michael Insler, United States Naval Academy). The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy 17(1), 2017. PDF

Household Labor Supply and Intermarriage of Immigrants: Differences by Gender. PDF. Forthcoming, IZA Journal of Development and Migration.

Violence and Migration: Evidence from Mexico's Drug War (Joint work with Sarah Pearlman, Vassar College) Forthcoming, IZA Journal of Development and Migration. PDF

The Body Mass Index Assimilation of U.S. Immigrants: Do Diet and Exercise Contribute? (Joint work with Michael Insler, United States Naval Academy). Forthcoming, The Eastern Economic Journal. PDF, Appendix (PDF)

Working Papers:

Age-of-Arrival Effects on Education of Immigrant Children : A Sibling Study (Revise and resubmit) PDF

Intermarriage and the Labor-Force Participation of Immigrants: Differences by Gender (Revise and resubmit) PDF

Work in Progress:

Violence and Economic Activity: Evidence from Mexico's Drug War. (Joint work with Sarah Pearlman, Vassar College)

Health Outcomes and Relocation Choices of Immigrant Retirees (Joint work with Michael Insler, United States Naval Academy)

Foreign Direct Investment and Emigrant Networks (Joint work with Ergys Islamaj, World Bank)

Wage Profiles of a New Group of Asian Immigrants: The Effects of Larger Inflows