Justin Holz is an assistant professor at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. He is an economist who explores how economic policies affect racial disparities, how to increase tax compliance in large businesses, and police misconduct. His projects have been supported by the Russell Sage Foundation, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Chicago Experiments Initiative, and the National Opinion Research Center.
He was previously a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago.
Learn more at his personal website.
- PhD, Public Policy, University of Chicago
- MS, Economics and Public Policy, DePaul University
- BA, Economics, Gettysburg College
- Associate editor, Journal of Political Economy: Microeconomics
- Holz, Justin, Jimenez Duran, Rafael, and Laguna-Muggenburg, Eduardo. “Estimating the Distaste for Price Gouging with Incentivized Consumer Reports,” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (Forthcoming)
- Holz, Justin E., Roman G. Rivera, and Bocar A. Ba. "Peer Effects in Police Use of Force." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2003.
- Holz, Justin E., List, John A., Zentner, Alejandro, Cardoza, Marvin, Zentner, Joaquin E. “The $100 million nudge: Increasing tax compliance of firms using a natural field experiment.” Journal of Public Economics, 2023.