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Ben Zou

Ben Zou

Assistant Professor of Economics


I am an empirical economist with research interests in labor economics, urban economics, and economic development. I am an assistant professor of Economics at the Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business at Purdue University. Before joining Purdue, I was an assistant professor of Economics at Michigan State University.

Journal Articles

  • Zou, B., & Zhang, H. (2023). "A Marriage-Market Perspective on Risk-Taking and Career Choices: Theory and Evidence." European Economic Review vol. 152 | Related Website |

Forthcoming Publications

  • Zou, B., Gu, Y., Guo, N., & Wu, J. (2022). "Home Location Choices and the Gender Commute Gap." Journal of Human Resources

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