Noam Yuchtman

Noam Yuchtman

Associate Professor
Business and Public Policy


Noam Yuchtman is an associate professor at Berkeley Haas and a Faculty Research Fellow at the NBER. He received a PhD in economics at Harvard University, where he studied labor economics and economic history.

His research is focused on educational institutions, legal institutions, political economy, and historical development. He has studied these topics in contexts ranging from Victorian England to medieval Europe, to Imperial China, and also in contemporary settings. Yuchtman received a BA summa cum laude in economics from Williams College in 2005.

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Political Behavior
  • Educational Institutions, Human Capital and Historical Development
  • Labor Market Institutions and Contract Enforcement
  • Law and Economics
  • Political Institutions
  • Social Interactions
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