Aaron Phipps

Dissertation Title

"Contract Theory in Complex Environments: Theory and Evidence on Effective Teacher Performance Incentives"

Fields of Interest

Labor Economics, Economics of Education, Applied Microeconomics


Ph.D., expected May 2018
B.S. Economics and Statistics, with Honors, Brigham Young University, August 2010


Research Papers

The Changing Occupational Distribution by College Major (with Michael Ransom), Research in Labor Economics. 2017. Vol. 45     



Working Papers

Personnel Contracts with Production Uncertainty: Theory and Evidence from Teacher Performance Incentives (Job Market Paper)

Do Teachers Teach to Their Own Test? Teacher Responses to Anticipated Classroom Observations (with Emily Wiseman, under review)