Steven J. Davis

Research Fellow

Hoover Institution

Steven J. Davis studies business dynamics, economic fluctuations, working arrangements, hiring practices, economic uncertainty and public policy, among other topics.

His research appears in the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics and other leading scholarly journals.

He is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, senior academic fellow with the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economics Research, advisor to the U.S. Congressional Budget Office, visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, senior adviser to the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, past editor of the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, and an elected fellow of the Society of Labor Economists.

Davis is known for influential work using longitudinal data on firms and establishments to explore business dynamics, labor markets, and economic performance. He is a co-creator of the Economic Policy Uncertainty Indices, the Survey of Business Uncertainty, the Survey of Working Arrangements and Attitudes, and the Stock Market Jumps project.

Steven J. Davis joined IZA as a Research Fellow in March 2022.