Biography

Marshall Steinbaum is a Research Economist at the Center for Equitable Growth. His research focuses on long- and short-run trends in the macro labor market, including the importance of geographic and job-to-job mobility and the role of wage setting and market structure in explaining anomalous labor market outcomes, as well as their implications for inequality and social mobility. He will be involved in Equitable Growth’s long-term research projects and develop institutional capacity and outreach to the economics profession. Marshall earned a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago Department of Economics in 2014 and a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from Oxford University in 2005.

Selected Publications

Economists of the world, unite!

The American Economic Association’s little-known radical past—and its relevance in this post-Piketty moment.

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Why is so much wealth hidden? Failed democracy.

This morning, the Washington Center for Equitable Growth is hosting a discussion with University of California-Berkeley economist Gabriel Zucman about his important new book, “The Hidden Wealth of Nations.” Using […]