Robert E.B. Lucas

Professor of Economics

Boston University


                                    Mailing address:                                        

                        Economics Department                                                                       

                        270 Bay State Road                                                                                   

                        Boston University                                                                                      



                        Telephone:  617 353 4147                                                             

                        Office: Room 500, 264 Bay State Rd.





Curriculum Vitae



Fall semester 2020.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Office hours: By appointment. Send an email request.       

Teaching. EC508 Syllabus. EC591 Syllabus.





Select recent publications.




                             Crossing the Rural-Urban Divide:

                             A Compilation of Prior and Fresh Evidence from Developing Countries.

                                         Oxford University Press, forthcoming.


Migration and Development: The Role for Development Aid.


                             International Handbook on Migration and Economic Development.




African Migration.


The Migration-Trade Link in Developing Economies.


Inter-Generational Income Immobility in Finland. (With Sari Pekkala Kerr).


Current research: Food security and migration in Africa.