Assistant Professor of Economics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Alexander Bartik is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. His research includes includes labor economics, public finance, and applied econometrics. His current research uses novel data sources to study the determinants of the labor-market outcomes of less-educated workers.
He received his Ph.D in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2017. Previously, he did public policy research at Hamilton Project at The Brookings Institution and managed randomized control trials at Innovations in Poverty Action. He received a B.A. in Ethics, Politics, and Economics from Yale University in 2008.