Scott Baker is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Stanford Department of Economics. His research is concentrated on empirical labor and public economics, especially in the area of federal policy analysis and evaluation. He is currently engaged in a variety of empirical research projects regarding effects of policy uncertainty, immigration policy, federal contract distribution, as well as the effects of unemployment benefits on job search intensity. Scott was born and raised in San Diego, California and received B.A.’s in Economics and Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley in 2007.
Articles by Scott Baker:
Economic recovery and policy uncertainty in the US
29 October 2012, 17075 reads
The Rocky Balboa recovery: Is policy uncertainty holding it back?
20 June 2012, 8819 reads
Falling policy uncertainty is igniting the US recovery
7 February 2012, 9172 reads
Policy uncertainty and the stalled recovery
22 October 2011, 9292 reads
- What good are children?Deaton, Stone
- Money makes people right-wing and inegalitarianOswald, Powdthavee
- Job polarisation and the decline of middle-class workers’ wagesBoehm
- Searching for sources of inequalityFurceri, Loungani
- Measuring economic progressCoyle
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke