Joel Kaiyuan Han is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago. As an undergraduate, he assisted in research on labor and education economics at the Economic Research Center.
His general research interests are in public economics, empirical microeconomics, and social interactions. His current research covers topics of neighborhood change and its effects on resident children, with a special focus on how parents respond to such changes through parenting behaviors or through neighborhood exit.
Han received a B.S. in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Chicago in 2011 and his M.A. in 2014 and Ph. D. in 2017 from the University of Wisconsin--Madison.