Christopher Flinn is Professor of Economics at New York University, a Senior Research Fellow at the Collegio Carlo Alberto (Moncalieri, Italy), and is an Associate Editor of the International Economic Review, European Economic Review, and Review of Economics of the Household. He is a Research Affiliate of the Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Research Fellow of IZA (Bonn), a member of the Scientific Committee of CHILD at the University of Torino, and served as the President of the European Society for Population Economics (ESPE) in 2004.
Flinn has previously taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research interests include labor market dynamics (especially job mobility) and household economics. He is currently completing a monograph on theoretical and empirical approaches to assessing the impact of the minimum wage on labor market outcomes for MIT Press. Another monograph on econometric approaches to performing policy-relevant empirical analysis, to be published by the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, is in progress.
Flinn received a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1973, an M.A. from he University of Michigan in 1975, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 1984.