Leah Boustan

Leah Boustan is a professor of economics at Princeton University, where she also serves as the director of the Industrial Relations Section. She is the co-director of the Development of the American Economy Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Her research lies at the intersection between economic history and labor economics. She is the author of Competition in the Promised Land: Black Migrants in Northern Cities and Labor Markets and Streets of Gold: America's Untold Story of Immigrant Success (with Ran Abramitzky).