Jesse Shapiro

George S. and Nancy B. Parker Professor of Economics at Brown University

Jesse’s fields of expertise are Industrial Organization, Political Economy and Behavioral Economics. He studies how marketing shapes consumer behavior, the impact of media on attitudes and economic behavior, economic growth in US cities, and the impact of urban quality of life on productivity and economic growth. He was named one of the top eight young economists by the Economist in 2008, and is a recognized leader in big data analysis. Jesse received his BA and PhD in economics from Harvard University.