Giovanni Peri is Professor of Economics and Chair of the Economics Department at the University of California, Davis and Director of the Interdisciplinary Migration Cluster at UC Davis. He is also a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Editor of “Regional Science and Urban Economics”. He is in the Editorial Board of the “Journal of the European Economic Association”, and of several academic journals. He has published in several academic journals including the American Economic Review, the Review of Economic Studies, The Review of Economics and Statistics and the Economic Journal.
He has received grants to fund his research from the Mac Arthur Foundation, the Volkswagen Foundation, the World Bank, the National Science Foundation and several other institutions. His research has been featured on the Economist, the New York Times, the Wall Street journal and other newspapers. His research focuses on the economic determinants and effects of human migrations.