Jesse M. Shapiro is a Faculty Research Fellow in Labor Studies at the National Bureau of Economic Research and an Associate Editor of the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. Before joining the Chicago Booth faculty, he was the inaugural Becker Fellow at the Becker Center on Chicago Price Theory.
His research is in the areas of industrial organization and political economy.
Shapiro attended Harvard University, where he earned a bachelor's degree summa cum laude in economics and a master's degree in statistics in 2001, and a PhD in economics in 2005. He is a 2011-2012 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow.