Justin Wolfers

Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan | Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
Twitter iconFacebook iconInstagram iconYoutube icon
One of TIME’s 140 Best Twitter Feeds of 2013

Justin Wolfers is both one of the most data-friendly economists out there and one of the most accessible explainers of that data. His work brilliantly captures the ways that economics affects every aspect of our lives, from law and political economy to social policy, behavioral economics, and labor economics.

He speaks on all of these subjects with the same unmistakable insight and verve readers will recognize from his engaging columns for Bloomberg View, The New York Times, and the Freakonomics blog. Justin is also a commentator for public radio's Marketplace program.

Justin is a Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution as well as editor of the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity. He is a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Justin is also a Research Associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research; a Research Fellow with the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn; a Research Affiliate with the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London; an International Research Fellow with the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, and a Fellow of the CESifo, in Munich.

Professor Wolfers is a Professor of Economics and a Professor of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. He was previously a visiting professor at Princeton, an Associate Professor at Wharton, an Assistant Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business, and an economist with the Reserve Bank of Australia. He is a popular teacher with many awards to his name.


This speaker does not have any topics yet.


Justin Wolfers Webinar: Assigning Homework in a World with ChatGPT
Justin Wolfers
The employment report | PBS News Hour
Justin Wolfers
Brookings Papers on Economic Activity Inform Public Policy Debates
Justin Wolfers


Newspaper icon
I’m an Economist. Don’t Worry. Be Happy.
New York Times
Newspaper icon
5 reasons to be optimistic about the 2024 economy
CNN Business
Newspaper icon
PODCAST: Teach Economics: The Importance of Teaching Students to "Think Like an Economist" with Professor Justin Wolfers
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Newspaper icon
Five Things Instructors Should Consider When Assigning Homework in a World with ChatGPT
Macmillian Learning
Newspaper icon
Economic indicators can’t tell us the economy’s whole story
Newspaper icon
VIDEO: Economist Justin Wolfers: There’s ‘good news’ about the economy
MSNBC - 11th Hour
Newspaper icon
Corporations are booking record profits. Is it thanks to price gouging?
Newspaper icon
Top economist Justin Wolfers says these 4 things show that inflation is coming down for real this time


Book Justin Wolfers for your event
Request Availability
Download Bio
PDF icon
World Economy
Twitter iconFacebook iconInstagram iconYoutube icon

Related speakers

No related speakers.
By continuing to browse you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts. If you do not wish to allow cookies, please see our cookie policy for instructions. Learn more