Daniel Aaronson is senior vice president and associate director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Prior to his current position, he led the Bank’s applied microeconomics group and served as editor of the Chicago Fed Letter.
Aaronson’s research has primarily been in labor economics and economic history. It has been published in leading academic journals, including the Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review, American Economic Journal, Review of Economics and Statistics, Economic Journal, and Journal of Labor Economics, and has also been featured in Chicago Fed publications, including Economic Perspectives and Chicago Fed Letter.
Aaronson joined the Chicago Fed in 1996 after obtaining his Ph.D. in economics from Northwestern University. He received his B.A. from Washington University in St Louis. He has taught microeconomics as an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management since 2009.
Selected Journal Articles
With Brian Phelan, forthcoming, Economic Journal.
With Eric French, Isaac Sorkin, and Ted To, 2017, International Economic Review, forthcoming.
With Fabian Lange andBhashkar Mazumder, 2014, American Economic Review, Vol. 104, No. 11, November, pp. 3701-3724.
*Winner of the 2014 IPUMS Research Award.
With Sumit Agarwal and Eric French, 2012, American Economic Review, Vol. 102, No. 7, December, pp. 3111-3139 (lead article).
With Bhashkar Mazumder, 2011, Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 119, No. 5, October, pp. 821-888 (lead article).