Dr. Tram Nguyen specializes in quantitative economic analysis and modeling within the context of labor and employment discrimination matters, industrial organization, and firm management. She has extensive experience analyzing large and varied datasets, as well as expertise in machine learning and statistical tools.
Dr. Nguyen’s academic research focused on issues of labor and employment in developing countries. In her dissertation, Dr. Nguyen analyzes the effects of a sector-specific minimum wage on wages in other sectors by examining the garment industry in Cambodia. During her undergraduate and graduate studies, she was awarded several research grants, excellent teaching recognitions, and academic prizes.
Dr. Nguyen earned her PhD and MA in economics from Stanford University. She earned her BS, summa cum laude, in economics and mathematics from Bates College.
Research Assistant, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston