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William Collins

Terence E. Adderley Jr. Chair and Professor of Economics; Professor of History (by courtesy)

Professor Collins is an economic historian whose research concentrates on twentieth-century labor markets and cities.  His recent work has studied inter-regional migration, racial disparities in earnings and educational attainment, and urban renewal programs.  Professor Collins is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.  In the past he has been a Fellow at the Brookings Institution and Senior Economist for the Council of Economic Advisers.

Courses taught:

Graduate: Introduction to Economic History, Microeconomic Topics in Economic History, and Labor Economics

Undergraduate: U.S. Economic History, Labor Economics