Graduate Research Assistant (2016)
Zach Bleemer is a data scientist and microeconomist studying aesthetics and young person decision-making at UC Berkeley, where he is a doctoral student in Economics. His research, which has been supported by fellowships from the Mellon Foundation, the Folger Shakespeare Library, and the Schupf Scholars program, examines popular latent aesthetic categories and beliefs since 1600 across Europe and the United States. He was previously a senior research analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and a research assistant at Mathematica Policy Research. He is also an alumni board member of the Bronfman Fellowships. Zach holds BAs from Amherst College in Philosophy, Economics, and Mathematics, and conducted post-baccalaureate studies in Statistics at Columbia University. For more information, see his website: http://econgrads.berkeley.edu/bleemer/ .