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Daniel Sacks

Contact Information

(812) 855-7425
dansacks [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Business School

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  • Assistant Professor


  • Bloomington


  • PhD, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2014
  • BA in Economics and History, Haverford College, 2008

Professional Experience

  • Indiana University, Kelley School of Business: Assistant Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy - July 2014 to present

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • Robert R. Nathan Fellowship, The Wharton School 2012
  • Northrop Grumman Fellowship, Human Resources Center, The Wharton School 2012
  • University of Pennsylvania TRIO Grant (with Olivia Mitchell) 2011
  • University of Pennsylvania Russell Ackoff Fellowship 2011
  • Amy Morse Price, Business Economics and Public Policy Department 2010
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship 2009

Professional Interests

Industrial Organization, Health Economics, Public Economics

Selected Publications

  • Sacks, Daniel, B. Stevenson, and J. Wolfers (2012), "The New Stylized Facts About Income and Subjective Well-Being," Emotion, 12(6): 1181-1187.

  • Sacks, Daniel, B. Stevenson, and J. Wolfers (2010), "Income, Growth, and Subjective Well-Being," Development Challenges in a Post-Crisis World, World Bank, Washington DC.
  • Sacks, Daniel, and B. Stevenson (2010), "The Rug Rat Race: Comments and Discussion," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, (Spring): 184-195
  • Sacks, Daniel, and Anne E. Preston (2010), "Nonprofit Wages: Theory and Evidence," Handbook of Research on Nonprofit Economics and Management, Bruce Seaman and Dennis Young (eds.), Edward Elgar Press.