Ben Hyman

Research Economist
Urban and Regional Studies
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
33 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10045

Fields of interest

Public Finance, Labor Economics, Urban & Spatial Economics

Ben Hyman is a research economist in Urban and Regional Studies within the Household and Public Policy Research Division. His primary research uses employer-employee matched data to analyze the effects of diverse social insurance and retraining incentives on workers displaced by trade and automation. He also studies policies targeted toward fiscally distressed local labor markets, including employer location tax incentives and municipal debt market interventions. Prior to joining the New York Fed, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Becker-Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago. Ben received his Ph.D. in Applied Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, in May 2018, and holds an Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from MIT. 
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