Ellora Derenoncourt

Research Fellow

Princeton University

Ellora Derenoncourt is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Princeton University and a member of the Industrial Relations Section of Princeton Economics. She works on labor economics, economic history, and the study of inequality. Recently she has studied the northern backlash against the Great Migration and ensuing declines in Black upward mobility and the role of federal minimum wage policy in racial earnings convergence during the Civil Rights Era. She received her PhD in Economics from Harvard University in 2019. Ellora became an IZA Research Fellow in May 2023.