Ph.D. Candidate in Economics
Glen Kwende is a Ph.D. candidate in economics at American University. His research interests are in macroeconomics, labor economics, and development economics. Kwende’s dissertation focuses on labor search and matching models, investigating the microfoundations for wage rigidity in these models. His research also looks at workers’ bargaining power in these models, providing a pathway to estimating a time series of bargaining power in the United States in the context of these models. He earned his B.S. degrees in finance and economics and a M.S. in economics at the University of Wyoming.
- 2020, Workers’ bargaining power in the United States over time, $15,000