How much inequality in the labor market can be linked to differences in early childhood circumstances? How do parent-child interactions influence language development? briq Visiting Professor Flávio Cunha talks about what we know and don’t know about human capital formation – and why he gave up his original plan to do a PhD in macro and finance. This video was made while Flavio was visiting briq in 2019.
Three questions with Flávio Cunha
Flávio Cunha is a Professor of Economics at Rice University, a Research Associate at the Population Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania, a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Research Associate at Rede de Economia Aplicada. He received his MSc in Economics from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro and his PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago. Cunha’s teaching and research fields are labor economics and economics of education.Homepage