Rebecca Diamond

National Fellow

Rebecca Diamond is an associate professor of economics at Stanford Graduate School of Business and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Her research focuses on topics at the intersection of labor economics, urban economics, and inequality. Some of her recent work studies the causes and consequence of segregation of households by income and education level across neighborhoods and labor markets. She was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research from 2013 to 2014. She received her PhD in Economics from Harvard University in 2013 and her BS in Physics and Economics and Mathematics from Yale University in 2007.

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Rebecca Diamond: The Evidence Against Rent Control

interview with Rebecca Diamondvia NPR
Friday, March 29, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Rebecca Diamond discusses rent control as it returns to some communities. But evidence suggests there are better ways to keep low-income people housed.