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Visiting Fellow

Ellora Derenoncourt

Ellora Derenoncourt is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Princeton University and a member of the Industrial Relations Section. She is also the founding director for the Program for Research on Inequality at Princeton Economics. She works on labor economics, economic history, and the study of inequality. Recently she has studied the long-run evolution of the US racial wealth gap, northern backlash against the Great Migration and ensuing declines in Black upward mobility, and the role of federal minimum wage policy in racial earnings convergence during the Civil Rights Era. She received her PhD in Economics from Harvard University in 2019.