University of Chicago
Damon Jones is an associate professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. He conducts research at the intersection of three fields within economics: public finance, household finance, and behavioral economics. His current research topics include household financial vulnerability, income tax policy, Social Security, retirement savings, worker benefits, and labor markets. Jones was a postdoctoral fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research in 2009–2010 and is a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Jones received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and also holds a B.A. in public policy with a minor in African American studies from Stanford University.
- 2020, Racial and ethnic inequality in consumption smoothing, $75,000
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