Henry Farber is the Hughes-Rogers Professor of Economics and a research associate of the industrial relations section at Princeton. Farber graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (B.S., 1972), the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell (M.S., 1974) and Princeton (Ph.D., 1977).
In addition to his position at Princeton, Farber is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Fellow of the Econometric Society. Before joining the Princeton faculty in 1991, Farber was professor of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has also been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences.
Farber’s current research interests include worker mobility, wage dynamics, the role of information in labor markets, the analysis of dispute settlement mechanisms (including arbitration and litigation), the analysis of voter behavior and the economics of labor unions.