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Eric R. Nielsen

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Chicago, 2014
  • M.A., Economics, University of Chicago, 2010
  • A.B., Economics, Harvard University, 2007
Current Research Topics
  • Measuring Achievement Inequality
  • Achievement Gaps and Lifetime Outcomes
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2014 - present
  • Nielsen, Eric (forthcoming). "Human Capital and Wealth Before and After Capital in the 21st Century," in Heather Boushey, J. Bradford DeLong, and Marshall Steinbaum, eds., After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality, (Harvard University Press).
  • Nielsen, Eric R. (2015). "Achievement Gap Estimates and Deviations from Cardinal Comparability," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-040. Washington: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
  • Nielsen, Eric R. (2015). "The Income-Achievement Gap and Adult Outcome Inequality," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-041. Washington: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
  • Hortacsu, Ali, and Eric R. Nielsen (2010). "Commentary: Do Bids Equal Values on eBay?" Marketing Science, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 994-997.
  • conference

    12/2/2015

    WCEG/Rockefeller Authors' Conference: After Piketty -- The Inequality Agenda post-Capital in the Twenty-First Century

    Inequality in Microdata: Human Capital Before and After Piketty

  • seminar

    11/27/2015

    DIW Berlin

    Achievement Gap Estimates and Deviations from Cardinal Comparability

  • conference

    11/19/2015

    NBER Education Program Meeting

    Achievement Gap Estimates and Deviations from Cardinal Comparability

  • conference

    6/27/2015

    Society of Labor Economists World Meeting

    The Income-Achievement Gap and Adult Outcome Inequality

  • seminar

    10/14/2013

    University of Chicago Applications of Economics Workshop

    Ordinal Estimation of Income-Achievement Gaps

  • seminar

    5/31/2013

    University of Chicago Family Economics Workshop

    Ordinal Estimation of Income-Achievement Gaps

Referee
  • Journal of Political Economy
  • The Quarterly Journal of Economics
  • American Economic Journal: Applied Economics
  • The Journal of Human Resources
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • Economics of Education Review
  • Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics
  • American Educational Research Journal
Last update: April 3, 2017