Mobile Menu

Honor-A-Colleague: Robert Haveman

2020 Honor a Colleague Recipient

Robert Haveman

Professor Emeritus of Economics and Public Affairs and Research Associate

Institute for Research on Poverty/ University of Wisconsin-Madison

Robert Haveman is Professor Emeritus of Economics and Public Affairs and Research Associate at the Institute for Research on Poverty. He is also Adjunct Professor of Economics at University of Melbourne (AU). He has published widely in public finance, the economics of environmental and natural resources policy, benefit-cost analysis, and the economics of poverty and social policy. Publications include Succeeding Generations: On the Effects of Investments in Children (with Barbara Wolfe), Russell Sage Foundation, 1994, and Human Capital in the United States from 1975 to 2000: Patterns of Growth and Utilization (with Andrew Bershadker and Jonathan A. Schwabish), Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2003.

Professor Haveman has served as Senior Economist, Subcommittee on Economy in Government, Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress. He was a Fellow at the Russell Sage Foundation in 1991-92, Research Associate at Resources for the Future in 1964-65 and 1999-1970, Fulbright Siena Professor in 2003, and Fellow at the Netherlands Institute of Advanced Study in 1975–76, 1996–97, 1996-97, and 2007. His work has appeared in the American Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and Journal of the American Statistical Association.

He received his doctorate in economics from Vanderbilt University.