Deputy President (Academic Affairs)
and Provost

Deputy President
Innovation and Enterprise

Distinguished Professor

Deputy President
Research and Technology

Tan Chin Tuan Centennial Professor

Deputy President

The Team

Prof Jessica Pan

Vice Provost (Graduate Education)
Dean (NUS Graduate School)

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Professor Jessica Pan is Vice Provost (Graduate Education) at the National University of Singapore (NUS). She is also Dean of NUS Graduate School (NUSGS). Prior to that, she was Vice Dean of Academic Programmes at NUSGS, Deputy Head of Research at the Department of Economics, and Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS).

A labour economist by training, Prof Pan has been highly recognised for her research on applied topics in gender, education, and immigration. In recognition of her research accomplishments, she was awarded the NUS Young Researcher Award in 2022, Dean’s Chair in 2019, and the FASS Award for Promising Researcher in 2015. In 2020, she was elected as a fellow of the prestigious Econometric Society. She is also a Research Fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics, the leading international network in labour economics, and the Centre for Economic Policy Research.

Prof Pan currently serves as Co-Editor of the Journal of Public Economics. Previously, she was Associate Editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, and the Journal of Population Economics. She is also Secretary (President-designate) of the Asian and Australasian Society of Labor Economics and serves regularly as a research consultant to various Singapore government ministries.

Prof Pan received a Bachelor’s in Economics from the University of Chicago, followed by an MBA and PhD from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.