Daniel S. Hamermesh, PhD

Daniel S. Hamermesh

Title: Economics Professor

Location: New York, New York, United States

Daniel Hamermesh, Economics Professor, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in economics of labor.

Dr. Hamermesh is honored for professional longevity in the field of economics education. Growing up, he displayed a strong interest in public policy and mathematics which made the voyage into the area of study a natural decision. What has ensued is an incredible career spanning more than five decades. He became a professor emeritus from the Royal Holloway University in 2017, and has previous teaching experience at the University of Texas, Michigan State University, Barnard College and Princeton University. Dr. Hamermesh has also been a visiting professor at Harvard University, Erasmus University, Hebrew University, Latrobe University, Gadjah Mada University and the University of Aberdeen among other institutions.

With a vested interest in having a successful career, Dr. Hamermesh first earned an AB from the University of Chicago in 1965 and rounded out his academic pursuits by earning a PhD at Yale University in 1969. His work in the field has been recognized on numerous occasions, earning him a Best Article Award from the Western Economic Association, the John R. Commons Award in 2014, a President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Award from the University of Texas and the Mince Lifetime Contributions Award in 2013. He has also been a National Science Foundation research grantee and a recipient of the Parent’s Association Centennial Teaching Fellowship. In order to further advance his career, Dr. Hamermesh maintained affiliation with the Econometric Society, the Society of Labor Economists, the American Economic Association and the Midwest Economic Association.

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