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John F. Kennedy School of Government
79 JFK Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Daniel Shoag is an assistant professor of public policy at
Harvard Kennedy School and an affiliate of the Taubman Center for
State and Local Government. His research focuses on state and local
government finance, worker signalling and the hiring process, and
regional and urban economics. Daniel’s research has been published
in major academic journals and has been featured, among other
outlets, in the New York Times, Bloomberg, the Washington Post, the
Wall Street Journal. He was selected as one of Forbes magazine’s 30
under 30 in 2012. Daniel has worked as a visiting scholar at
the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, a visiting professor at Tel
Aviv University, and was selected as a rising new scholar by
the Stanford University Center on Poverty and Inequality. Daniel
has received research grants from the US Department of
Transportation, the Russell Sage Foundation, the Laura and
John Arnold Foundation. He co-founded and now co-chairs the 200+
person HumTech conference in Boston and is a co-editor of the
annual peer-reviewed conference proceedings volume. Daniel received
his BA and Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University and lives in
Newton with his wife and three children.
For a complete list of faculty citations from 2001 - present, please visit the HKS Faculty Research Connection.
Selected Publication Citations:
- Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles
Shoag, Daniel, and Stan Veuger. "Uncertainty and the Geography of
the Great Recession." Journal of Monetary Economics 84
(December 2016): 84-93.
- HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series
Shoag, Daniel, James Farrell. "Risky Choices: Simulating Public
Pension Funding Stress with Realistic Shocks." HKS Faculty Research
Working Paper Series RWP16-053, September 2016.
Shoag, Daniel, and Nicholas Carollo. "The Causal Effect of Place:
Evidence from Japanese-American Internment." HKS Faculty Research
Working Paper Series RWP16-022, June 2016.
Shoag, Daniel, and Stan Veuger. "No Woman No Crime: Ban the Box,
Employment, and Upskilling." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper
Series RWP16-015, March 2016.
Modestino, Alicia Sasser, Daniel Shoag, and Joshua Ballance.
"Downskilling: Changes in Employer Skill Requirements Over the
Business Cycle." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series
RWP16-014, March 2016.
Shoag, Daniel. "'No More Credit Score': Employer Credit Check Bans
and Signal Substitution." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series
RWP16-008, February 2016.
- Research Papers/Reports
Shoag, Daniel, and Erich Muehlegger. "Cell Phones and Motor Vehicle
Fatalities Final Report." U.S. Department of Transportation,
University Transportation Centers Program, January 2016.