Justin Wolfers

Professor of Economics at University of Michigan–Ann Arbor, Associate Professor of Business and Public Policy at the Wharton School at University Of Pennsylvania

Justin Wolfers is an Associate Professor of Business and Public Policy at the Wharton School. He is a Visiting Scholar with the San Francisco Federal Reserve, and a Research Fellow with the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was previously an Assistant Professor at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, and an Economist with the Reserve Bank of Australia. Dr. Wolfers earned his Ph.D. in economics in June 2001 from Harvard University, and was a Fulbright, Knox and Menzies Scholar and a Fellow with the MacArthur Network on Inequality and Social Interactions. In 2002 he was awarded the Milken Institute prize for distinguished economic research. Professor Wolfers' research fields are in labour economics, macroeconomics, political economy and behavioral finance, and he is also a frequent contributor to the public debate.