Dr. Abigail Wozniak

Dr. Abigail Wozniak

Associate Professor, Department of Economics
University of Notre Dame

Abigail Wozniak is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Notre Dame. Wozniak is currently a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn, Germany. Her work is primarily in the field of labor economics.

Wozniak’s research examines migration between states and cities, particularly the relationship between migration and economic opportunity. Wozniak advises the team on vulnerability, especially in choosing ways to measure both the vulnerability and adaptability of human habitats to climate change impacts. She brings experience in urban, labor and health economics as well as economic history and demography.

Wozniak was a Visiting Fellow at Princeton University in 2008-09. She is a graduate of Harvard University (PhD) and the University of Chicago (AB). She is a former Associate Economist at the Chicago Federal Reserve. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Businessweek, and other outlets.