AEASP 2023 Fellow Felipe Juan

Felipe Juan

Felipe is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at Howard University in Washington, D.C., where he specializes in Labor Economics. He is an inaugural Kilolo Kijakazi Fellow with the Policy Academies and National Academy of Social Insurance. He is also an Adam Smith Fellow through the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He received his master's degree in International Political Economy from The University of Texas at Dallas and his bachelor's degree in Economics from St. John's University in Queens, New York. His current research interests are examining unemployment insurance and racial equity along with the effects of eligibility for unemployment insurance. He is also interested in the effects of student loan deferment on housing during the Covid-19 pandemic and generational wealth and student debt among first-generation college students, specifically Latine and Black scholars. He has been an AEA Summer Fellow at Howard University since Howard University's inaugural year in the summer of 2021. He's previously been a Julian F. Percy Fellow