Elior Cohen is an economist at the Economic Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. His research interests lie at the intersection of labor and public economics. His research applies empirical methods to study various topics, including homelessness, housing, immigration and innovation. Elior joined the Bank in 2021 after completing his Ph.D. in Economics at UCLA.
Professional Journals and Books
- Abramitzky, Ran, Philipp Ager, Leah Boustan, Elior Cohen, and Casper W. Hansen. 2023. "The Effect of Immigration Restrictions on Local Labor Markets: Lessons from the 1920s Border Closure." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 15 (1): 164-91.
Research Working Papers
- Immigration Disruptions and the Wages of Unskilled Labor in the 1920s
with Jeff Biddle, RWP 22-12
- The Effect of Housing First Programs on Future Homelessness and Socioeconomic Outcomes
- The Effect of Immigration on Local Labor Markets: Lessons from the 1920s Border Closure
with Ran Abramitzky, Philipp Ager, Leah Boustan, and Casper W. Hansen, RWP 21-09
- Immigration Shortfall May Be a Headwind for Labor Supply
with Samantha Shampine, May 2022