Julieta Caunedo, assistant professor of economics, has been named a faculty fellow of the Cornell Center for Social Sciences. She is one of 11 faculty members from 6 colleges and schools selected to be part of the 2020-21 cohort. The yearlong fellowships, including a semester in residence at the center, are designed to give promising early-career faculty members time and space to develop ambitious research projects. During her time as a fellow, Caunedo aims to develop the first direct measures of the rates of technological change by occupation. Her study, "Occupational Exposure to Capital-Embodied Technology," will inform policymakers concerned about the potential for technology to replace human labor.
Julieta Caunedo Named Cornell Center for Social Sciences Faculty Fellow