Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

Research. Insights. Impact. Advancing the Legacy of Chicago Economics.

Melanie Morten

Assistant Professor
Stanford University
4/20/15 4/25/15

Melanie Morten is a development economist interested in how households respond to risk in developing countries, including using short term and temporary migration. She received her PhD from Yale in May 2013 and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Minneapolis Federal Reserve. Currently. Morten is an Assistant Professor at Stanford’s Department of Economics.