Areas: Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics
Natalia Kolesnikova received her Ph.D. in Economics and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University, and she joined the faculty in 2012. Prior to her current appointment she was a research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Her research focuses on labor economics and applied microeconomics.
Ph.D. Economics and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, 2007
M.S. Economics, Carnegie Mellon University, 2004
M.S. Mathematics, Novosibirsk State University, Russia, 1997
B.S. Mathematics, Novosibirsk State University, Russia, 1995
“Why Do So Few Women Work in New York (And So Many in Minneapolis)? Labor Supply of Married Women across U.S. Cities” with Dan A. Black and Lowell J. Taylor, Journal of Urban Economics, forthcoming.
“Are Children ‘Normal’?” with Dan A. Black, Seth G. Sanders, and Lowell J. Taylor, Review of Economics and Statistics, March 2013, 95(1), pp. 21–33.
“Earnings Functions When Wages and Prices Vary by Location” with Dan Black and Lowell Taylor, Journal of Labor Economics, January 2009, 27(1), pp. 21-47.
Working Papers and Papers under Review
“Local Cost of Living and Demand Estimation: An Application to State Lotteries” with Thomas A. Garrett
“The Role of Location in Evaluating Racial Wage Disparity” with Dan Black, Seth G. Sanders, and Lowell J. Taylor
Work in Progress
“Selection and the Gender Wage Gap”
“Theory of Declining Cities”
“Human Capital and Returns to Migration”
“Did Air Conditioning Cause State Governments to Spend More?”