Ran Abramitzky

Ran Abramitzky is the Stanford Federal Credit Union Professor of Economics and the senior associate dean of the Social Sciences at Stanford University. His research is in economic history and applied microeconomics, with focus on immigration and income inequality. He is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. He is the author of The Mystery of the Kibbutz: Egalitarian Principles in a Capitalist World and Streets of Gold: America's Untold Story of Immigrant Success (with Leah Boustan).