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Ezra Oberfield

Ezra Oberfield

Visiting Fellow
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
B.A., Mathematics and Economics, Yale University, 2003
M.A., Economics, University of Chicago, 2006
Ph.D., Economics, University of Chicago, 2010


Ezra Oberfield is Assistant Professor of Economics at Princeton University. His research interests lie in the areas of macroeconomics, firm dynamics, and growth. His recent work has focused on firm-to-firm production networks, the division of income between capital and labor, and idea flows. Currently on the faculty of Princeton University, Oberfield previously served as an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. He is a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a CESifo research network affiliate. Oberfield received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and economics from Yale University and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago.

Focal Areas: 
Global Development and Trade
Innovation and Technology