Assistant Professor and Neubauer Family Faculty Fellow
Matthew J. Notowidigdo studies labor economics and health economics. His recent paper “Approaches to Estimating the Health State Dependence of the Utility Function” (written jointly with Amy Finkelstein and Erzo Luttmer) was published in the American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings in 2009. His completed working papers include “What Good Is Wealth without Health? The Effect of Health on the Marginal Utility of Consumption” (written jointly with Amy Finkelstein and Erzo Luttmer).
He is a referee for American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Economic Journal, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Public Economics, Labor Economics, Management Science, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and Review of Economics and Statistics.
Notowidigdo has teaching experience at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and he was honored with the distinction of the Carleton E. Tucker Award for Teaching Excellence in 2004.
He holds a BS in economics, a BS in computer engineering, an MEng in computer science, and a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Notowidigdo joined the University of Chicago faculty in 2010.