Austn Smith

Austin Smith

Bates College

Austin is an Associate Professor at Bates College and was previously an Assistant and Associate Professor at Miami University (Ohio). He is an empirical microeconomist working on policy questions in the health, education, and labor-market sphere. His current research projects examine the impact of compensation structure on employee output, occupational licensing, and factors affecting the academic performance and early career outcomes of college students. He enjoys hiking, kayaking, and exploring the outdoors with family.