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Jacob French

Jacob French

Joined Stern 2022

Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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E-mail jff305@stern.nyu.edu

Biography

Jacob French joined New York University Stern School of Business as an Assistant Professor of Economics in September 2022.

French conducts research focused on understanding sources of welfare inequality with a primary focus on applied microeconomic work in labor and education economics. He is particularly interested in the impact of new technologies on incumbent workers, demographic disparities in educational attainment, and access to neighborhoods of opportunity.

He received dual BS degrees in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Minnesota and a PhD in Economics from Arizona State University.

Research Interests

  • Economic History
  • Economics of Education
  • Labor Economics
  • Microeconomics

Courses Taught

  • Microeconomics with Algebra

Academic Background

Ph.D, Economics
Arizona State University

B.S., Economics
University of Minnesota

B.S., Mathematics
University of Minnesota

Areas of Expertise

Economics

  • Economic History
  • Labor Economics
  • Microeconomics