Jaime Arellano-Bover

Jaime Arellano-Bover joins Yale in July 2023 as Lecturer in Economics and Senior Research Scientist, with a joint appointment between the School of Management and the Department of Economics. 

Since 2021, Arellano-Bover was based in Rome, Italy, where he was an Assistant Professor of Economics at Tor Vergata University of Rome and a Research Affiliate at the Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF). 

His research is in the areas of labor economics and applied microeconomics, typically using large-scale administrative datasets on individuals, workers, and firms. Some of his recent and current research studies the importance of young workers’ labor market entry conditions and matches to first jobs, the ways in which on-the-job learning varies across employers, immigrants’ job mobility and climbing of the firm ladder, the infiltration of organized crime in legal firms, and the long-run dynamics of the gender pay gap. His work so far has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as The Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Labor Economics, and The Journal of Economic History. 

Arellano-Bover obtained a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University in 2019. Before that, he graduated in 2013 with a B.A. in Economics from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), where he is originally from. Jaime is married and has two small kids.