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Evan Soltas

PhD Student, MIT Economics

Twitter: @esoltas

I am a PhD student in economics at MIT. My current research is in the fields of public finance and labor economics.

From 2016 to 2018, I was a graduate student in economics at Oxford on the Rhodes Scholarship. I studied economics as well as statistics and machine learning at Princeton as an undergraduate.

My popular writing has appeared in Bloomberg, The Financial Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Vox. From 2012 to 2014, I co-wrote the daily "Wonkbook" public-policy newsletter with Ezra Klein.

Working Papers

"A Natural Experiment on Discrimination in Elections," with David E. Broockman.

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"A Welfare Analysis of Occupational Licensing in U.S. States," with Morris M. Kleiner.

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Census–NAICS 2012 Industry Code Crosswalk. Available on the Harvard Dataverse.

Original Input-Output Table from 1947 Interindustry Relations Study. Available on the Harvard Dataverse.