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Thomas Kniesner

Ph.D. in Economics
The Ohio State University

Location Harper East 216
Phone 909.621.8785
Office hours
by appointment, confirmed by e-mail


Teaching & Research Interests

Thomas J. Kniesner was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and received his Ph.D. degree in economics from The Ohio State University. He has recently joined the faculty of Claremont Graduate University as University Professor and continues to be a Research Fellow at IZA.

Dr. Kniesner’s specialty is the econometric examination of labor and health economic issues. His interests are labor supply, workplace safety, and health care costs and use. He has published articles in over 20 different professional journals including The American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Economic Literature, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, Journal of Monetary Economics, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Labour Economics, International Economic Review, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Journal of Health Policy, Politics and Law, Health Affairs, The Economics of Neuroscience, and Regulation. He is the co-author of seven books, including Labor Economics: Theory, Evidence, and Policy, Simulating Workplace Safety Policy, The Law and Economics of Workers’ Compensation Insurance, and The Effects of Recent Tax Reforms on Labor Supply. He is has served as Co-Editor of the Journal of Human Resources, Co-Editor of Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Risk and Uncertainty.


Curriculum Vitae
Econometrics II

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