George-Levi Gayle is an Associate Professor at Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Economics. His research investigates topics in the field of labor economics, broadly defined. He focuses on three main areas, namely, family and gender issues in labor, the effect of information friction on earnings and compensation and the estimation of semi-parametric models. His recent work investigates how investment in human capital, job assignment and job turnover affect wage determination and the distribution of economic rents in the presence of uncertainty and imperfect information.
Gayle received a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Economics from the University of the West Indies-Mona in 1996 and 1998 respectively, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh in 2004.