Biography

Ben Zipperer was a Research Economist at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. His research focuses on the minimum wage and other labor standards, measuring how specific labor market policies affect the income distribution, productivity, and employment. In addition to developing Equitable Growth's research capacity and agenda, he will identify and engage academic researchers and also connect with policymakers, the media, and funders. Ben received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a B.S. in mathematics from the University of Georgia.

Selected Publications