Thomas E. MaCurdy

Professor (and Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution)

Contact Info:
Personal Webpage
Page in Stanford Directory

Phone: 650-723-3983

Office: Landau Economics, room 222

Office hours: Summer Quarter: By email appointment


  • Research:

    Econometrics, government income support programs, labor economics

  • Current Research:

    Consequences and incentives of income support programs (e.g., welfare, Medicare, food stamps, EITC); effectiveness of social service programs; labor economics; health economics

  • Teaching:

    Labor economics, econometrics, government income support programs

  • Professional Affiliations:

    Econometric Society (Fellow), Society of Labor Economics (Fellow), Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (Senior Fellow), Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, Public Policy Institute (Adjunct Fellow), California Policy Review (Editor), and former member of editorial boards of Econometrica, Journal of Econometrics, Labour Economics, and Review of Economics and Statistics: member of American Economic Association and American Statistical Association; and member of the Labor Advisory Committees of: the Institute for Research on Poverty, US Bureau of Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau, California Health Benefits Review Program, and Congressional Budget Office