Assistant Professor of Economics, Princeton University
Participation in DITE: Cohort 13 Fellow
Ellora Derenoncourt is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Princeton University, a member of the Industrial Relations Section of Princeton Economics, and the founding director of the Program for Research on Inequality at Princeton Economics. She works on labor economics, economic history, and the study of inequality. Recently she has studied the northern backlash against the Great Migration and ensuing declines in Black upward mobility and the role of federal minimum wage policy in racial earnings convergence during the Civil Rights Era. She received her PhD in Economics from Harvard University in 2019.