New Faculty 2020


Peter Hull

Assistant Professor
Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics and the College

Peter Hull studies econometrics and labor economics, with a particular focus on education and health care. His work develops new measures of school and hospital quality, using quasi-experimental data to quantify and reduce selection bias in existing rankings. His findings have been published in the American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and The New England Journal of Medicine.

Hull received a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a BA in mathematics and economics from Wesleyan University. Previously, he was a research fellow at the Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics at the University of Chicago, a postdoctoral researcher at Microsoft Research New England, and an assistant economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He is currently a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and an affiliated researcher at the MIT School Effectiveness and Inequality Initiative. In 2017 he was a featured speaker on the Review of Economic Studies lecture tour.

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