Dmitri Koustas is an assistant professor at Harris Public Policy.
His research covers a variety of topics in labor economics and macroeconomics.
An important vein of his research focuses on measuring and understanding the reasons why households participate in alternative work arrangements like the gig economy. To this end, his research pioneers new and innovative datasets, including microtransactions from an online personal financial aggregator and bill-paying application, IRS tax returns, and direct partnerships with technology companies.
He received his PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley in 2018.