Aaron Sojourner

Assistant Professor
Center for Human Resources & Labor Studies


  • BA 1995
    History Yale University

  • MA 2003
    Public Policy Analysis University of Chicago

  • PhD 2009
    Economics Northwestern University


  • Labor Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Labor Unions
  • Human Capital
  • Education Policy

Sojourner completed his PhD in economics at Northwestern University. He also has an MA in public policy analysis from the University of Chicago and a BA in history from Yale University. Research interests include sources of human capital, impacts of unions in the economic and political arenas, and behavioral consumer finance decisions. Complementing his research interest, Sojourner has a wide range of policy experience including service as a fellow with the U.S. Senate's Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.

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Community Relationships

Research Grants

  • National Institutes of Health, "Human Capital Interventions Across Childhood and Adolescence" subcontract from U California Irvine. 9/14/11 – 5/31/14.
Aaron Sojourner
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