Jacob Kohlhepp

Jacob Kohlhepp

PhD Student in Economics

University of California, Los Angeles

Biography

Jacob Kohlhepp is a PhD student in economics at UCLA. He enjoys studying questions that deal with individual labor market decisions, including daily labor supply and job search behavior. He also has a general interest in any economic question which mixes interesting theoretical forces with data.

Interests

  • Labor Economics
  • Applied Theory

Education

  • MA in Economics, 2020

    UCLA

  • BA in Economics, 2016

    UCLA

  • BA in Political Science, 2016

    UCLA

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Economic Consultant

Boulevard

Aug 2020 – Present Los Angeles
 
 
 
 
 

Teaching Assistant

UCLA

Sep 2019 – Jun 2020 Los Angeles
  • PhD Microeconomics III: Asymmetric Information (Econ 201C)
  • Organizational Economics (Econ 106I)
  • Intermediate Microeconomics (Econ 11)
 
 
 
 
 

Associate Economist

Welch Consulting

Mar 2016 – Jul 2018 Los Angeles
  • Damage calculation
  • Adverse impact analysis
  • Pay equity

Projects

Efficient Volunteer Matching

An app that uses volunteer preferences to match volunteers to tasks.