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Curriculum Vitae



Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Alabama. 2012-present


Ph.D., Economics. May 2012
M.A., Economics. July 2010
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

M.Sc., Development Studies. 2006
London School of Economics, London, UK

B.S., Computer Science. 1999
Taylor University, Upland, Indiana



“Trends in Occupational Segregation by Gender 1970-2009: Adjusting for
the Impact of Changes in the Occupational Coding System” (with
Francine D. Blau and Albert Y. Liu) April 2013, Demography, Vol. 50, No. 2

- Working papers available as NBER Working Paper No. 17993 and IZA Discussion Paper No. 6490.


Working Papers

“Variation in Monopsonistic Behavior Across Establishments: Evidence From the Indonesian Labor Market” (pdf)

"Heterogeneous Impacts of the Minimum Wage", (with Michael R. Strain)

"How Complete are Labor Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa? Evidence from panel data in four countries" (with Brian Dillon and Germano Mwabu)

"Allocative Efficiency of Non-Farm Enterprises in Agricultural Households: Evidence from Malawi" (with Joshua D. Merfield)


Works in Progress

“Impact of Firing Restrictions on Firm Performance: Evidence from Indonesia”

"Who Creates Stable Jobs? Evidence from Brazil" (with Laura Connolly)

"Impact of Minimum Wage Changes on Store Profits"


Awards and Grants

Growth in Labour Markets in Low Income Countries Programme (with Brian Dillon and Germano Mwabu), 2014

University of Alabama's Research Grant Council, 2013

ILR Research Assistance Grant, 2012

ILR Dean's PhD Travel Grant, 2011

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, International Research
Travel Grant. 2009

Ernst Liu Family Economics Outstanding Teaching Award, Cornell
University. 2008


Professional Experience

World Bank, Short-term consultant, Washington DC. 2014

UNDP, Short-term consultant, Botswana. 2010

World Bank, Short-term consultant, Jakarta Office. 2008

Eli Lilly and Company, Systems Analyst, Indianapolis, Indiana. 1999-2005


Conferences and Presentations

- American Economic Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.
- Economics of Global Poverty Conference, Wenham, MA.
- Society of Labor Economists Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec.
- 11th IZA Conference on Labor Market Policy Evaluation, Bonn, Germany.
- World Bank Workshop on Market Power and Welfare, Washington DC.

- American Economics Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
- Society of Labor Economists Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
- GLM-LIC Program Meeting, Lima, Peru.
- Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

- Georgia State University
- 11th International Industrial Organization Conference, Boston, MA
- Economics of Global Poverty Seminar, Grand Rapids, MI
- Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data Conference, Atlanta, GA
- Southern Economics Association Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL

- University of Alabama
- University of Georgia
- Baylor University
- Federal Trade Commission
- University of Akron
- 18th International Panel Data Conference, Paris, France
- Economics of Global Poverty Seminar, Grand Rapids, MI

- Cornell University, Labor and Development Seminars
- IZA/World Bank Conference: Employment and Development, Mexico City, Mexico
- Society of Labor Economists Annual Meetings, Vancouver, Canada
- Royal Economics Society Annual Conference, London, England
- Midwest International Economic Development Conf., Madison, WI

- Northeast Universities Development Consortium, Boston, MA
- Cornell University, Labor Economics Seminar




Contact Information

Peter Brummund
200 Alston Hall
PO Box 870224
Dept. of Economics, Finance & Legal Studies
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
peter.brummund [at] ua [dot] edu