Justin Wolfers,


University of Michigan

Justin Wolfers, professor of economics and professor of public policy, University of Michigan, visiting senior fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, and editor, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, focuses his research on labor economics, macroeconomics, social policy, and behavioral economics. Named one of the top “25 economists under 45 shaping the way we think about the global economy” by the International Monetary Fund, he is a member of the U.S. Congressional Budget Office Panel of Economic Advisors and a research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research. He also serves as a visiting professor of economics, University of Sydney, research fellow with the Institute for the Study of Labor in Bonn, and a research affiliate with the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London. A Fulbright, Knox, and Menzies Scholar, he earned a Ph.D. from Harvard University.