Suresh Naidu
Suresh Naidu

Jack Wang and Echo Ren Professor of Economics

Columbia University

Suresh Naidu, a member of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth’s Steering Committee, is the Jack Wang and Echo Ren Professor of Economics at Columbia University. Additionally, he is external faculty at the Santa Fe Institute, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and co-director of the Columbia Center on Political Economy. Naidu’s interests are in the economic effects of democracy and non-democracy, monopsony in labor markets, the economics of American slavery, guest worker migration, and labor unions and labor organizing. 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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Authored By Suresh Naidu

working paper

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
working paper

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

working paper

Antitrust Remedies for Labor Market Power

working paper

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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