John Gardner

Tepper School of Business
Heinz College, School of Public Policy and Management
Carnegie Mellon University

Contact information
3005 Hamburg Hall
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

About me

Curriculum vitae: pdf, html

I am a Ph.D. candidate in Economics and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. My primary fields of interest are applied microeconomics, labor economics, applied econometrics and economic history.



The Labor Economics of the Great Migration

Selected working papers

“Alliterative Names and Election Outcomes: Behavioral Biases and Voter Rationality.” (abstract)

“Deterrence Externalities and Racial Bias in Law Enforcement.” (abstract)

“Race, Trust and Social Capital.” (abstract)


I have created a few resources for doing scholarly work (Stata, LaTeX and pandoc) using the BBEdit and TextWrangler text editors.