Noam Yuchtman’s research is focused on educational institutions, historical development, and political economy, both in the present and in different historical contexts. His interests include labor economics and economic history, and his recent work concerns topics such as curriculum and ideology, postsecondary credentials, online learning, and medieval universities.
Yuchtman is currently an assistant professor of business and public policy at University of California, Berkeley. He serves as a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a faculty affiliate at the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA). He is also on the Editorial Board of Explorations in Economic History.
Yuchtman holds a BA in economics from Williams College and a PhD in economics from Harvard University.