Casey Mulligan

Casey Mulligan

Casey B. Mulligan, Ph.D., is Professor in Economics at the University of Chicago and he served as Chief Economist of the White House Council of Economic Advisers in 2018-2019.  Professor Mulligan is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Research Fellow at the IZA Institute for the Study of Labor.

Professor Mulligan is an expert in the economics of labor markets, taxation, healthcare, and consumer choice.  He is also an expert in the application of econometric techniques to measure the effects of both government policy and decisions by private firms.  He has submitted expert reports, been deposed, and has testified before Congress.  As part of his consulting work, Professor Mulligan has analyzed the markets for music, computer memory, tobacco, energy, and labor.

In addition to several peer-reviewed journal articles, Professor Mulligan has authored books on the economics of healthcare and labor markets, and is the co-author of Chicago Price Theory, which covers the famous first-year Ph.D. price theory (sometimes called microeconomics) courses taught at the University of Chicago.  He is also the creator of TheoryGuru, a software application designed to automate economic reasoning, which won the Wolfram Innovator Award in 2019.

He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 1993, and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University (also in economics) in 1991 (Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa).

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