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Department of Finance                                                                      s-baker@kellogg.northwestern.edu
2169 Campus Dr, Evanston, IL 60208                              

Scott Ross Baker is an Assistant Professor of Finance and Donald P. Jacobs Scholar. His research is concentrated 
in empirical finance and macroeconomics. He is currently engaged in a variety of research projects regarding household 
leverage, the effects of policy uncertainty on financial markets and growth, as well as the effects of unemployment benefits 
on job search intensity. Recent work examines the impact of household leverage and credit constraints in driving 
sensitivity to both income and asset shocks during the Great Recession.

Scott joined the Finance Department at Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management in July 2014. He was born and 
raised in San Diego, California and received B.A.’s in Economics and Political Science from the University of California, 
Berkeley in 2007. He received a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University in June 2014.


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Research Interests:
 Empirical Macroeconomics and Finance, Labor Economics