Arindrajit Dube

Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Arindrajit Dube is a professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He has conducted extensive research on the impact of unemployment insurance programs, nature of competition in the labor market, impact of fiscal stimulus, as well as role of collective bargaining. His core areas of research include minimum wage policies, fiscal policy, income inequality, health reform, and the economics of conflict. Dube received his B.A. in Economics and M.A. in Development Policy from Stanford University, and his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago. Prior to joining the University of Massachusetts Amherst, he held a research economist position at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at University of California, Berkeley. He is also currently a research fellow at IZA. During the spring semester of 2014, Dube visited the economics department at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.