Thomas Durfee

Degree
Ph.D.
Advisor
Laura Kalambokidis
Samuel Myers Jr
Education

BA - Philosophy - University of St. Thomas
BS - Mathematical Economics - University of St. Thomas
MPP - Advanced Policy Analysis - Humphrey School of Public Affairs 

Biography

I am a sixth year PhD student in Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota, and Researcher at the Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice. My research and teaching interests include empirical methods, and market power in both labor economics and public policy settings.

Areas of Interest

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Labor Economics
  • Public Economics

Select Publications

Caspi, Caitlin, et al. "A Difference-in-Difference Study Evaluating the Effect of Minimum Wage Policy on Body Mass Index and Related Health Behaviors." Observational Studies, vol. 7 no. 2, 2021, p. 1-18. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/obs.2021.0032.