SIRE Chair in Economics
Professor Bender specialises in labour economics and applied microeconomics. In addition to working at the Unversity of Aberdeen, he has held previous positions at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the US Social Security Administration, as well as visiting positions at Louisiana State University, University of Potsdam, Giessen University and the National Institute for Labour Studies at Flinders University in Australia.
Labour Economics, Economics of Ageing, Subjective Well-being, Health Economics
My current research projects investigate:
For the 2016-17 first teaching session, I will be coordinating EC1006 (Economics of Business and Society) and BU5025 (Quantitative Methods). I will be on research leave for the spring session.