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, 16424 reads
The Rocky Balboa recovery: Is policy uncertainty holding it back?
20 June 2012, 8543 reads
Falling policy uncertainty is igniting the US recovery
7 February 2012, 8852 reads
Policy uncertainty and the stalled recovery
22 October 2011, 8890 reads
Holmes, McGrattan, Prescott
Beck, De Haas, Ongena