Trevon Logan
Trevon Logan

Hazel C. Youngberg Trustees Distinguished Professor of Economics

Ohio State University

Trevon Logan is a Hazel C. Youngberg Trustees Distinguished Professor of Economics at Ohio State University and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has held visiting appointments at Princeton University’s Center for Health and Well-Being and at the University of Michigan, where he was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar in health policy research. He is also an affiliate of the Initiative in Population Research, the Center for Human Resource Research, the Food Innovation Center, and the Criminal Justice Research Center at Ohio State. He received his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his master’s degree in demography, as well as a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in economics from University of California, Berkeley. He specializes in economic history, economic demography, and applied microeconomics. He also does work that intersects with health economics, applied econometrics, applied microeconomics, and sociology.


  • 2017, The historical shadow of segregation on human capital and upward mobility, $73,740

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