Ph.D., Economics, Harvard University, 1984
B.A., Economics, Harvard University, 1976
Segregation; minorities; discrimination; China’s microeconomy; credit markets
Regional and Thematic Interests
Business and Economics
Dr. Zax, PhD, Harvard University, 1984, is a professor specializing in labor economics, public economics, and urban economics. He has published papers on the effects of residential segregation on black labor market behavior; the effects of unions in the local sector on wages, employment, and expenditures; and the effects of regulation on the rate of unionization. He is currently studying income determination and inequality, incomes, discrimination and fertility in China, comparable worth policies, military marriage subsidies, and small business credit markets.