Department of Economics and the College
Greg Kaplan’s research spans macroeonomics, labor economics, and applied microeconomics, with a focus on the distributional consequences of economic policies and economic forces. He has published extensively on the topics of inequality, risk sharing, unemployment, household formation, migration, fiscal policy, and monetary policy.
Among Kaplan’s numerous honors and awards are an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship and the Richard E. Quandt Undergraduate Teaching Prize from Princeton University. He is an editor of the Review of Economic Dynamics, a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a research fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. He also serves as a referee for Econometrica, the Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and several other academic journals.
Kaplan received an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a PhD from New York University, both in economics. Most recently, he was a professor of economics at Princeton University. He has also been a member of the economics faculty at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, he has held visiting positions at the University of New South Wales and the Reserve Bank of Australia, and has served as an economist in the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.