Brendan Price
Assistant Professor of Economics

Brendan Price is an Assistant Professor of Economics at UC Davis. Price completed his PhD in Economics at MIT, where he specialized in labor economics and public finance. His research explores the labor market impacts of technology and trade, the consequences of being laid off, and how public policies can help workers, their families, and their communities recover from job loss. In published and ongoing work, he is analyzing how competition from Chinese imports has affected US workers and firms. In another project, he is evaluating Germany’s 2005 Hartz IV reform, which overhauled the provision of long-term unemployment benefits. Other work explores the impact of cohort size on access to higher education and entry-level jobs.