New Faculty 2020


Heather Sarsons

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor
Chicago Booth

Heather Sarsons is an economist with research interests in labor, personnel, and behavioral economics. She focuses on identifying and measuring norms, beliefs, and biases to understand how they influence labor market outcomes and inequality.

Prior to joining Chicago Booth, Sarsons was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto, in its Economics Department as well as the Institute for Gender and the Economy at the Rotman School of Management. She received PhD and MA degrees in economics from Harvard University, and a BA in economics from the University of British Columbia. She is a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau for Economic Research.

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