Student Perspectives"The areas of research in economics are very broad and can be applied in some many interesting ways. Having someone as distinguished as Ms. Field join our class for a day just goes to show the extraordinary opportunities that Cornell College has to offer its students." -- Ben Sebers '09
Erica Field, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Harvard University. Field received a MA in Economics in 2000 and a PhD in Economics in 2003 from Princeton University. She graduated in 1996 from Vassar with a degree in Economics and Latin Studies. Her fields of interest include Development Economics, Labor Economics, Economic Demography and Health. She has authored papers examining property rights, family law and reproductive issues.
On April 15, Field was a distinguished visitor in Professor Jerome Savitysky's ECB 257: Labor Market Issues course.