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Scott Ross Baker is a sixth-year Ph.D. candidate (on the market) at the Stanford Department 
of Economics and is a Shultz Scholar and a Bradley Research Fellow. His research is concentrated
in empirical labor economics. He is currently engaged in a variety of research projects regarding 
household leverage, the effects of policy uncertainty, immigration policy, as well as the effects of 
unemployment benefits on job search intensity. His job market paper examines the impact of household
leverage and credit constraints in driving sensitivity to both income and asset shocks during the Great 
Recession. Scott 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.

Research Interests:
 Labor Economics, Empirical Macroeconomics, Political Economy