Ethan Ellis is a PhD student at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. His research interests focus on labor market institutions, including occupational licensing, unions, the monopsony power of firms, and higher education. He is also interested in how these topics relate to inequality and the roles of these institutions in developing and transition economies.
From 2020 to 2022, Ethan worked as an Economic Research Assistant in the Regulatory Analysis Section of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)’s Division of Insurance and Research. Prior to this he served as a Community & Economic Development Volunteer with Peace Corps Ukraine.
BA in Economics (Carleton College, 2019)