Allcott, Hunt

Hunt Allcott
Associate Professor of Economics, New York Unversity
Consulting Researcher, Microsoft Research
Affiliate, Jameel Poverty Action Lab
Faculty Affiliate, E2e
Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research
Scientific Director, ideas42
Assistant Professor of Economics, New York University
Energy and Society Fellow, MIT Economics Department and MIT Energy Initiative


(617) 256-9282


New York University


Professor Allcott is an applied microeconomist who studies topics in environmental and energy economics, industrial organization, public economics, behavioral economics, and development microeconomics. He uses a variety of tools, including both structural and reduced form econometrics, applied theory, and randomized field experiments.

Education + Credentials
BS, Energy Engineering, Stanford University, 2002
MS, Engineering Economic Systems and Operations Research, Stanford University, 2002
PhD, Public Policy, Harvard University, 2009