Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

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

Manasi Deshpande

Assistant Professor in Economics and the College
University of Chicago
Research Fellow
9/1/15 8/31/16

Deshpande is an assistant professor of economics at the University of Chicago Department of Economics. Her research areas are empirical public finance and labor economics, with a focus on the effects of social insurance and public assistance programs and their interaction with labor markets. 

Deshpande received a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2015. She holds a B.A. in economics, mathematics, and humanities from the University of Texas at Austin.