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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
  • Between College and That First Job: Designing and Evaluating Policies for Hiring Diversity
    Soumitra Shukla
    Yale University (2021)
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2021)
  • Petviashvilli’s Method for the Dirichlet Problem
    Derek Olson, Soumitra Shukla, Gideon Simpson, and Daniel Spirn
    Journal of Scientific Computing (2016)
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s10915-015-0023-6
  • 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

  • seminar

    09/22/2021

    International Banking and Finance Workshop

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

  • seminar

    10/04/2021

    International Finance Workshop

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

  • seminar

    11/12/2021

    FRB Research Webinars

    Between College and That First Job: Designing and Evaluating Policies for Hiring Diversity (Discussant: Evan Rose, University of Chicago)

  • seminar

    11/17/2021

    UCSD

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

  • seminar

    02/10/2022

    FAM Jr. Applied Microeconomics Workshop

    Socio-emotional Skills, Academic Performance, Job Search, and Jobs at a Leading U.S. Business School

  • seminar

    03/18/2022

    AFE-EME Brown Bag

    Socio-emotional Skills, Academic Performance, Job Search, and Jobs at a Leading U.S. Business School

  • seminar

    03/28/2022

    International Finance Workshop

    Socio-emotional Skills, Academic Performance, Job Search, and Jobs at a Leading U.S. Business School

  • seminar

    04/01/2022

    "Discrimination and Disparities" Seminar organized by Barbara Biasi (Yale), Peter Blair (Harvard) and Olga Stoddard (BYU)

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

  • discussion

    05/07/2022

    "Discrimination in the 21st Century: Fostering Conversations Across Fields" organized by Chicago Booth and Becker Friedman Institute

    Talent Allocation in the Indian Economy: Measurement and Policy Implications

  • conference

    06/09/2022

    Barcelona School of Economics Summer Forum (Structural Microeconometrics)

    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: June 30, 2022