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Erik Hurst

Professor of Economics

University of Chicago

Erik Hurst is a Professor of Economics and Neubauer Family Faculty Fellow at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. Professor Hurst's research focuses on understanding household financial behavior including bankruptcy, savings, home ownership, leisure time, consumption patterns, and entrepreneurship. His work has been published in top economic journals including American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy and the Quarterly Journal of Economics.

Associated Research Projects

UM11-Q2: Diminishing Margins: Housing Market Declines and Family Financial Responses
UM08-06: Time, Expenditure, and Retirement Decisions
UM04-S1: Household Propensities to Plan for Retirement: A Life Cycle Analysis
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