Benjamin Smith

Benjamin S. Smith

Economist
Division:
Consumer Protection
Phone:
(202) 326-2249
Email Address:
bsmith3@ftc.gov

Selected Publications

  • "​​The Disappearing Large-Firm Wage Premium ," with Nicholas Bloom, Fatih Guvenen, Jae Song, and Till von Wachter, AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2018.
  • "​The Role of Labor Market Entry and Exports in Sorting: Evidence from West Germany," Working Paper, 2018.
  • "The Effects of Employment Shocks on the Self-Employed: Evidence from Natural Experiments in Professional Golf," Working Paper, 2018.
  • "Earnings Growth, Job Mobility, and Inequality from 1957 to 2014," with Jae Song and Till von Wachter, Working Paper, 2018.   

Education

UCLA
PhD, Economics
2018
Miami University
BA, Economics and Finance
2007

Fields of Interest

  • Labor Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • International Trade

Professional Experience

Economist
Federal Trade Commission
2018-Present