Welcome to Eric Smith's
Professor of Economics and Deputy Head of Department
Department of Economics
University of Essex
Essex CO4 3SQ
Tel: +44 1206 87 27 58
E-mail: esmith (non-Essex users add @essex.ac.uk)
My office number is 5B.207
My regular office hours are Monday, 3.30-4.30 and Tuesday 10.30-11.30. I am around most days and happy to meet with students after 3.00 if available
Lecture notes for EC944 and for BS703 are available on the Course Material Repository (CMR)
Some Recent Papers and Publications
“Opportunistic Matching in the Housing Market”, with J. Albrecht, A. Anderson and S. Vroman, International Economic Review, 48:2 (2007) pp. 641-663.
“Asset Accumulation and Short-Term Employment,” with M. Browning and T. Crossley, Review of Economic Dynamics, 10 (2007), pp. 400-423.
“Limited Duration Employment,” Review of Economic Dynamics, 10 (2007) pp. 444-471.
Evidence from Individual Unemployment Spells in
“Price Distributions and Competition” with K. Burdett, Economic Letters, 106 (2010), 180-3.
“Sector Specific Human Capital and the Distribution of Income”, Journal of Human Capital, 4 (2010), pp. 35-61.
“A Picture of Stock-Flow Unemployment in the UK,” with M. Coles and P. Jones, Macroeconomic Dynamics, 14:4 (2010), pp 427-53.
“Job Search with Bidder Memories,” with C. Carrillo-Tudela and G. Menzio, International Economic Review, 52:3 (2011), pp. 639-55
“Wage Dynamics and Wage Dispersion Within and Across Firms” with Carlos Carillo-Tudela, IZA Discussion Paper No. 4031, February 2009
“High and Low Activity Spells in Housing and Labor Markets,” mimeograph, September 2009
“Search Capital,” with Carlos Carrillo-Tudela, CESifo Working Paper No 6366, February 2012
“Human Capital Portfolios,” with Pedro Silos, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Working Paper No 2012-3, February 2013
For further details see my CV :
Place of Birth: New York City, NY
BA, Williams College 1983
PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1990
Major League Totals: N/A