Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Shariq Mohammed is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan, where he is associated with the Longitudinal, Intergenerational Family Electronic Micro-Database Project. He is an economist with interests in labor economics, economic history, and development economics, with a particular focus on intergenerational mobility and racial inequality. His ongoing research uses supervised machine learning techniques to link large-scale administrative datasets with historical records from decennial census. He was awarded a doctoral grant from the Washington Center for Equitable Growth in 2017. He received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Arizona.
- 2017, Digital discrimination: a case of Airbnb, $15,000
- 2020, Measuring intergenerational mobility in the United States over the 20th century, $70,000