Austin Nichols
Former employee
Former employee

Austin Nichols was an Urban Institute affiliated scholar who specializes in applied econometrics, labor economics, and public finance. His research focuses on the well-being of families and social insurance programs, including work on child poverty, disability insurance, income volatility, and economic mobility (within and across generations). He also studies education, health, and labor market interventions, and determinants of poverty and economic inequality. Nichols holds an MPP from Harvard University and a PhD in economics from the University of Michigan.

Research Areas
Economic mobility and inequality
Wealth and financial well-being
Job markets and labor force