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2018 Chris HeadshotI am a Senior Research Associate in the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago.  My research interests are in applied microeconomics, primarily the fields of public, urban, environmental, and labor economics.  I also have work related to health and sports economics topics.

Prior to working at UChicago, I majored in Economics and English at Clemson University and worked as a research associate for an economic consulting firm in Washington, DC.  I earned my Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Virginia, and I was previously employed as an Assistant Professor at Florida State University.  I live in Hyde Park with my wife, Susan; our son; and our dog, Boomer.


The University of Chicago   |   Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics
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