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Soumitra Shukla

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics (with Distinction), Yale University, 2021
  • M.Phil., Economics (with Distinction), Yale University, 2017
  • B.Sc., Economics & Mathematics (with Distinction), University of Minnesota, 2015
Current Research Topics
  • Hiring Diversity, Socio-Emotional Skills
  • Informality in Developing Countries
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2021 - present
  • Shukla, Soumitra (2021). "Between College and That First Job: Designing and Evaluating Policies for Hiring Diversity," Job Market Paper. Yale University.
  • Olson, Derek, Soumitra Shukla, Gideon Simpson, and Daniel Spirn (2016). "Petviashvilli's Method for the Dirichlet Problem," Journal of Scientific Computing, vol. 66, no. 1, pp. 296-320.
  • seminar

    01/21/2021

    Chicago Fed

    Between College and That First Job: Designing and Evaluating Policies for Hiring Diversity

  • seminar

    01/27/2021

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    Between College and That First Job: Designing and Evaluating Policies for Hiring Diversity

  • seminar

    03/04/2021

    Wharton (Business Economics & Public Policy)

    Between College and That First Job: Designing and Evaluating Policies for Hiring Diversity

  • conference

    05/15/2021

    Society of Labor Economists (SOLE) Annual Meeting

    Between College and That First Job: Designing and Evaluating Policies for Hiring Diversity

  • seminar

    06/18/2021

    Penn State (Economics of Education Seminar)

    Between College and That First Job: Designing and Evaluating Policies for Hiring Diversity

Awards
  • 2020

    Yale University

    University Dissertation Fellowship

  • 2020

    Yale University

    University Fellowship

  • 2019

    Yale University

    Carl Arvid Anderson Fellowship

  • 2019

    Yale University

    Cowles Foundation Fellowship

  • 2019

    Yale University

    Economic Growth Center Prize

  • 2018

    Yale University

    Raymond Powell Prize (for teaching)

  • 2017

    Yale University

    Lester Page Hoole Fellow

  • 2017

    Yale University

    Distinction in the Labor Economics Qualifying Exam

  • 2014

    University of Minnesota

    Ella Thorp Scholarship

  • 2014

    University of Minnesota

    Linda and Ted Johnson Research Fellowship

  • 2014

    University of Minnesota

    Phi Beta Kappa

  • 2014

    University of Minnesota

    Phi Kappa Phi

  • 2013

    University of Minnesota

    Talle Family Scholarship

  • 2012

    University of Minnesota

    Stockman Scholarship

  • 2012

    University of Minnesota

    Undergraduate Research Opportunities Award

  • 2012

    University of Minnesota

    Meritorious Winner: Mathematical Contest in Modeling

  • 2011

    University of Minnesota

    University Honors Program

Referee
  • Economic Letters
Professional Affiliation
  • Research Affiliate, Department of Economics, Yale University, 2021-Present
Last update: August 23, 2021