Jeffrey G. Shrader


Focus areas: environmental economics, labor economics

Jeffrey Shrader is an Assistant Professor at SIPA. His research areas include environmental and labor economics. His work focuses on the role of expectations and forecasts in helping individuals prepare for changing environmental and economic conditions. This work helps policymakers understand the benefits and limitations of information-based policy interventions and sheds light on the total economic costs of environmental changes. Shrader also studies how individuals choose to use their time and the implications that time use decisions have for economic productivity. 

Prior to joining SIPA, he was the 2017–2018 Economic Fellow at the Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law. At the Institute, he worked to improve federal and state decision-making related to climate, environmental, and energy policies. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, San Diego and a B.A. in economics and mathematics from Columbia University.