Emily Nix is an Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Economics at the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business. Professor Nix received her PhD at Yale, and before joining USC worked at University College London. She has also previously served as a consultant to the World Bank and is an external researcher for the VATT Institute for Economic Research in Helsinki, Finland.
Emily Nix's primary interests include labor economics and applied microeconomics. Her current research focuses on human capital formation, the economics of crime, and the impact of race and gender on labor market outcomes. Past and current papers explore the disparate impacts of job loss, the impacts of different punishments on defendant outcomes, the causes and consequences of the child penalty on gender income gaps, and the fluidity of racial identity and its impact on labor market outcomes.