Mike Zabek a PhD candidate in Economics at the University of Michigan. He was a Sylff fellow in the fall of 2011 and the winter of 2012. He is interested in labor economics, macroeconomics, and regional economics. His current research projects look at the impact of technological change on unskilled workers, migration responses to local economic shocks, and the implications of income inequality in the market for housing. Originally from the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, Mike received a BA from Kenyon College in 2008 with majors in math and economics. He enjoys traveling and spending time with friends and family.
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