Student Scholar 2013
Ryan Hill graduated magna cum laude from BYU in April 2014 with a BS in Economics, Mathematics, and Political Science. He has been accepted to the Ph.D. program in economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he will enroll in the fall of 2014 and is a recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship in economics. His research interests include applied microeconomics, industrial organization, and political economy. In the summer of 2012, Ryan completed an internship with the American Action Forum in Washington D.C. where he researched health and economic policy. The following summer he participated in mentored field research in Kampala, Uganda with Dr. Daniel Nielson in the BYU Political Science Department where he helped administer randomized program evaluations about microsavings and NGO accountability. Ryan is currently working as a research assistant to Dr. Joseph Price in the BYU Economics Department. They are studying family, labor, and behavioral economics. Ryan and his wife Sarah enjoy skiing, taking road trips, and attending baseball games.
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