Economics

Leah Platt Boustan

Leah Platt Boustan

PhD in Economics, 2006.
Professor of Economics, Princeton University.


Winner of the IZA Young Labor Economist Award, 2019.

Best Adviser Award, Graduate Economics Club, Princeton University, 2018.

Leah Platt Boustan is the author of Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets, Princeton University Press (2017).

  • Winner of Allan Sharlin Award, Social Science History Association,
  • Winner of Alice Hanson Jones Award, Economic History Association.

Leah Platt Boustan '06, Carola Frydman '06, and Robert A. Margo are the editors of Human Capital in History: The American Record, University of Chicago Press, 2014.

Human Capital in HistoryAwarded Strauss Fellowship, Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice, NYU School of Law, 2013.

Wiinner of an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, awarded to "126 early-career scholars [who] represent the most promising scientific researchers working today," 2012.

Winner of the  Economic History Association’s Alan Nevins Prize for best dissertation in US economic history, 2006.

Lorenzo Casaburi

Lorenzo Casaburi

PhD in Economics, 2013.
Swiss Re Foundation Assistant Professor of Development Economics, University of Zurich.


Postdoctoral Fellow,Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), 2013-16.

Recipient of the Prize for Excellence in Development, German Economics Association & KfW, 2019.

Awarded Swiss National Science Foundation Eccellenza Grant, 2018.

Hanley Chiang

Hanley Chiang

PhD in Economics, 2008.
Associate Director of Human Services Research, Mathematica Policy Research.
Ashley Craig

Ashley C. Craig

PhD in Economics, 2019.
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Michigan.


Stone PhD Scholar in Inequality and Wealth Concentration, Harvard University, 2016-2019.

Oren Danieli

Oren Danieli

PhD in Business Economics, 2019.
Assistant Professor, Tel Aviv University School of Economics.


Recipient of the Martin Award for Excellence in Business Economics, Harvard Business School, 2018.

Ellora Derenoncourt

Ellora Derenoncourt

PhD in Economics, 2019.
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Industrial Relations Section, Department of Economics, Princeton University (2019-2020).
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley (beginning July 2020).


Visiting Scholar, Opportunity & Inclusive Growth Institute, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, 2020.

Review of Economic Studies Tour, 2019.

Winner of the David A. Wells Prize in Economics for her dissertation, Harvard University, 2019.

David K. Evans

David K Evans

PhD in Economics, 2005.
Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development.
Professor of Economics, Pardee RAND Graduate School.
James Feigenbaum

James Feigenbaum

PhD in Economics, 2016.
Assistant Professor of Economics, Boston University
Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research


Postdoctoral Research Associate and Lecturer, Economics Department, Princeton University, 2016-2017.

Winner of the Alan Nevins Prize for best dissertation in US economic history, Economic History Association, 2016.

Nora E. Gordon

Nora E. Gordon

PhD in Economics, 2002.
Associate Professor of Public Policy, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University.
Bert I. Huang

Bert I. Huang

PhD in Economics, 2011.
Vice Dean for Intellectual Life and Michael I. Sovern Professor of Law, Columbia Law School.


Bert I. Huang served as president of the Harvard Law Review and clerked for Justice David H. Souter of the U.S. Supreme Court. 

Wei Huang

Wei Huang

PhD in Economics, 2016.
President's Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore.


NBER Post-Doctoral Fellow on the Economics of an Aging Workforce, National Bureau of Economic Research, 2016-2017.