Amelie F. Constant
Professor Amelie F. Constant is a Visiting
Research Scholar at
University and the Woodrow Wilson School and the Office of Population Research.
She is the
President of the Society of
Government Economists (2014-) and serves on the
board of directors of the U.S.-
She is also on the Editorial Board
of Applied Economics Quarterly, an affiliated scholar at UNU-MERIT, an academic
member of ATINER, and a member of the
European Academy of
Sciences (2013-) for her outstanding achievements
as a researcher. Previously, she was the Director of Migration at the Institute
for the Study of
Labor (2011-2016), and the Founding Editor
of the IZA Journal of Migration (2011-2016). Before that, she was the Founding Director
of DIWDC (2006-2013), a U.S. independent,
economics think tank. From 2004 to 2011, she was the deputy director of
Migration, the most successful research area of the Institute for the Study of
Labor, which she co-founded.
Professor Constant has been on scientific committees of several international congresses, has served as referee to many scientific peer review journals and grant proposals, to Ph.D. students, and to tenure positions and promotions. As a professor, Constant has fifteen years of experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in economics at Georgetown University, the George Washington University, the University of Alabama in Huntsville and Drexel University. She was also the Vice Dean of the Graduate School at DIW Berlin and in charge of the graduate students in DC from 2007-2011. As an extra service to the profession, Professor Constant has organized more than sixty international conferences and events with great success.
As an extra service to the profession, Constant
has organized more than 60 conferences, international meetings and seminars
with great success. In 2004, she established and nurtured to become the
legendary and well sought-after conference that it is today, the Annual
Migration Meeting or
as the flagship of the Migration area and the Julian
Simon Lecture as the highlight of AM2. At DIWDC in 2009, she founded
the Annual Meeting of the Economics of Risky Behaviors
and co-organized from 2009-2016 with unprecedented success.
Professor Constant received her Ph.D. in
Economics and Econometrics from
in 1998, and had her post-doctoral fellowship at the
University of Pennsylvania. She has a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics from the
University of Athens, Greece, and an M.A. (DEA) in
Economic Development from the University of Paris II, France.