Dr. Blom has expertise in labor economics, applied econometrics, and the economics of education. She has both litigation and consulting experience in matters related to antitrust, price-fixing, mergers, and gender discrimination. She has worked on numerous pro bono cases in the education industry. In addition, she has research experience related to patent valuation and mortgage delinquency.
Dr. Blom's dissertation research examines the effects of labor market variables, such as wages and unemployment rates, on a student’s choice of college major. She has published related work with Dr. J. Altonji and Dr. C. Meghir in the Annual Review of Economics.
Dr. Blom earned her PhD in economics from Yale University. She received her MA in economics from the University of Western Ontario and her BS in both mathematics and political science from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
- Teaching Fellow, Yale University
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Dr. Erica Blom Co-authors Study on College Major Choice News Jul 21, 2015