Ellora Derenoncourt
Ellora Derenoncourt

Assistant Professor

Princeton University

Ellora Derenoncourt is an assistant professor of economics at Princeton University. She works on labor economics, economic history, and the study of inequality. Her recent work has focused on the northern backlash against the Great Migration and ensuing declines in black upward mobility and the role of federal minimum wage policy in racial earnings convergence during the Civil Rights Era. She received her Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 2019.

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Is moving to a new place key to upward mobility for U.S. workers and their families?

Inequality & MobilityFamilies
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Can you move to opportunity? Evidence from the Great Migration

Inequality & MobilityFamilies
Coronavirus Recession

Why minimum wages are a critical tool for achieving racial justice in the U.S. labor market

Inequality & MobilityLabor
working paper

Minimum Wages and Racial Inequality

Inequality & MobilityLabor

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