Andrew Joung

PhD Student in Economics ajoung[at]


I am pursuing my PhD in Economics at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor ( expected 2025). My research interests are broadly in labor economics, with a focus on unions, the minimum wage, and crime. I’m originally from New York and graduated with a BA from Vassar College. Prior to beginning my PhD, I worked at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania as a research coordinator.


2019-present: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, PhD Economics (expected 2025)

2012-2016: Vassar College, BA Economics

Honors and Awards

William Haber Predoctoral Fellowship, 2019

Emilie Louise Wells Fellowship, 2019, 2020