Assistant Professor of Economics
Pomona College

Emiliano Huet-Vaughn is an assistant professor of economics at Pomona College, a faculty affiliate at UCLA’s California Policy Lab, and an associated researcher at the Middlebury College Experimental Lab (MiddExLab).

His research interests include public economics, behavioral economics, political economy, and labor economics, with special interest in tax policy, worker labor supply, pay transparency, government benefit acquisition, gender and competition, the behavioral foundations of individual decision making, choice complexity, government labor policy, and electoral and extra-electoral forms of political influence. His work uses experiments in the lab and the field as well as quasi-experimental and applied micro-econometric methods.

He received his Ph.D. in economics from UC Berkeley. Prior to his doctorate, he attended the London School of Economics, where he received a master’s degree in economics and philosophy, and Washington University in St. Louis, where he received a bachelor’s degree in both economics and philosophy-neuroscience-psychology. Before Pomona College, he worked at UCLA and Middlebury College.

Areas of Expertise

Tax Policy

Worker Labor Supply

Pay Transparency

Government Benefits

Gender and Competition

Government Labor Policy

Forms of Political Influence