Faculty & Research

Jack Mountjoy

Jack Mountjoy

Assistant Professor of Economics and Robert H. Topel Faculty Scholar

Jack Mountjoy is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. His research explores the economics and econometrics of education, labor markets, and social mobility.

Prior to joining Chicago Booth, Mountjoy completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Economics at Princeton University in the Industrial Relations Section. He also worked as an Economic Research Analyst at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission before graduate school.

Mountjoy holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago, where his dissertation work earned a fellowship from the National Academy of Education and Spencer Foundation. He also holds a post-baccalaureate Certificate in Mathematics from George Washington University and a B.A. in Economics and Politics (honors, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from Whitman College.