Macroeconomist Aspen Gorry studies employment and tax policy. His research focuses on jobs, specifically on how labor market policies impact employment outcomes for young workers. He has written about the impact of minimum wages on youth unemployment, optimal taxation over a worker’s life cycle and the importance of early career experience for workers’ labor market outcomes. Before joining AEI, he taught economics at the University of California, Santa Cruz.


  • Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance, Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Utah State University


Ph.D., M.A., economics, University of Chicago

B.S., economics and mathematics, Arizona State University