Casey Mulligan

Public Advisor

Casey B. Mulligan, PhD, is a Professor in Economics at the University of Chicago. Previously, he served as Chief Economist of the White House Council of Economic Advisers and as a visiting professor teaching public economics at Harvard University, Clemson University, and the Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago. His research covers capital and labor taxation, the gender wage gap, health economics, Social Security, voting and the economics of aging.

Dr. Mulligan wrote You’re Hired!, Chicago Price Theory, Side Effects and Complications, The Redistribution Recession, and Parental Priorities and Economic Inequality. He has also written numerous op-eds and blog entries for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Post, the Chicago Tribune,, and other blogs and periodicals.

He is affiliated with the National Bureau of Economic Research, the George J. Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State, and the Population Research Center.

Dr. Mulligan received his PhD in economics from the University of Chicago in 1993 and has received awards and fellowships from organizations such as the Manhattan Institute and the National Science Foundation.