James Thomas

James Thomas

Economist
Division:
Consumer Protection
Phone:
(202) 326-3202
Email Address:
jthomas2@ftc.gov

Selected Publications

  • "The Signal Quality of Grades Across Academic Fields,” Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2019.
  • "The Effects of Greek Affiliation on Academic Performance," with Andrew De Donato, Economics of Education Review, 2017.

Education

Duke University
PhD, Economics
2016
Duke University
MA, Economics
2011
University of Pennsylvania
BA, Economics and Mathematics
2010

Fields of Interest

  • Labor Economics
  • Economics of Education

Professional Experience

Economist
Federal Trade Commission
2018-Present

Postdoctoral Associate
Yale University
2016-2018