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Evan Soltas

Postdoctoral Fellow

Microsoft Research NYC (from Summer 2024)

Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs

Princeton University (from Fall 2025)


"A Welfare Analysis of Occupational Licensing in U.S. States," with Morris M. Kleiner. Review of Economic Studies, Vol. 90 (October 2023), 2481–2516.

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"The Price of Inclusion: Evidence from Housing Developer Behavior." Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming.
Selected as Best Student Paper at the 2020 Urban Economics Association meeting.

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"The Impacts of Covid-19 Absences on Workers," with Gopi Shah Goda. Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 222 (June 2023): 104889.

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"A Natural Experiment on Discrimination in Elections," with David E. Broockman. Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 188 (August 2020): 104201.

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Working Papers

"Tax Incentives and the Supply of Low-Income Housing."

"Eviction as Bargaining Failure: Hostility and Misperceptions in the Rental Housing Market," with Charlie Rafkin.

"Self-Targeting in U.S. Transfer Programs," with Charlie Rafkin and Adam Solomon. Honorable Mention for Best Student Paper (ITAX Award) at the 2023 International Institute of Public Finance.



csranks: confidence sets on ranks [Stata program]. Available on the SSC archive.

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.