Scott Baker

Stanford University

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.