Suresh Naidu
Suresh Naidu


Columbia University

Suresh Naidu is a professor of economics and international affairs at Columbia University as well as a fellow at Roosevelt Institute, external faculty at the Santa Fe Institute, and a research fellow at National Bureau of Economic Research. Naidu’s primary research area is in historical labor markets and political economy. He previously served as a Harvard Academy Junior Scholar at Harvard University and as an instructor in economics and political economy at the University of California, Berkeley. He holds a B.A. in pure math from the University of Waterloo, a master’s degree in economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Power and Dignity in the Low-Wage Labor Market: Theory and Evidence from Wal-Mart Workers

Vision 2020

Wage and employment implications of U.S. labor market monopsony and possible policy solutions

CompetitionLaborInequality & Mobility
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Do Teacher Strikes Make Parents Pro- or Anti-Labor? The Effects of Labor Unrest on Mass Attitudes

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Antitrust Remedies for Labor Market Power

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Do Americans want to tax capital? Evidence from online surveys

Tax & Macroeconomics

After Piketty: “A Political Economy Take on W/Y”

Inequality & Mobility

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