George-Levi Gayle

Professor of Economics


George-Levi Gayle is an Associate Professor at Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Economics. His research investigates topics in the field of labor economics, broadly defined. He focuses on three main areas, namely, family and gender issues in labor, the effect of information friction on earnings and compensation and the estimation of semi-parametric models. His recent work investigates discrimination and gender gaps in labor market outcomes; the link between fertility, labor supply, parental time investment in children decisions and the intergenerational persistence in education and earnings; and estimation of dynamic general equilibrium models of labor markets with incomplete information.

Gayle received a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Economics from the University of the West Indies-Mona in 1996 and 1998 respectively, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh in 2004.

Contact Information

Department of Economics
Washington University in St. Louis
Campus Box 1208, One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Phone: 314-935-7472
Fax: 314-935-4156