Canadian Economist specialised in the area of labour, and professor of Economy at the University of California in Berkeley.
Alongside Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens, he received the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2021, for his contributions to the basic principles of the labour market, including negotiation with unions, inequality, minimum wage law, unemployment benefits, and social policies.
Expect high quality analysis of labour inequality and the way that measurements such as minimum wage can be used to mitigate it. His studies on immigration will also help us to understand the impact on receiving countries, which is essential for the creation of effective policy.
David Card’s presence in Bilbao gives us the chance to hear reflections on the white paper that ISEAK has produced from a world leader on the labour market.