Faculty profiles

Members of the Economics Department

Enrico Moretti

Michael Peevey and Donald Vial Professor of Economics

Current Status
Teaching
Research Interests
Labor Economics and Urban Economics

About Enrico Moretti

Enrico Moretti is the Michael Peevey and Donald Vial Professor of Economics. He serves as the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Economic Perspectives and is a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. He is also Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (Cambridge), Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (London) and the Institute for the Study of Labor (Bonn). 

Professor Moretti’s research covers the fields of labor economics, urban economics and regional economics.  He has received several awards and honors, including the Society of Labor Economists’ Rosen Prize for outstanding contributions to labor economics, the Carlo Alberto Medal, the IZA Young Labor Economist Award and a Fulbright Fellowship. His book, “The New Geography of Jobs” was awarded the William Bowen Prize by Princeton University for the most important contribution toward understanding public policy and the labor market.

His research has been covered by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Forbes, The Atlantic, Businessweek, The Economist, The New Republic, CNN, PBS and NPR.