Ph.D. Candidate in Economics
Ellora Derenoncourt is a Ph.D. candidate in economics at Harvard University. Her research interests include labor economics, public finance, and economic history. In her dissertation, she employs a range of methods to understand the long-run determinants of inequality in the United States. She currently works on the causal factors behind differences in intergenerational mobility across cities, as well as on the impact of minimum wage policy on the evolution of the racial wage gap.