Benny Goldman

Benny Goldman

Linda G. Hammett Ory Fellow
Benny Goldman

Benny is a Ph.D. student in the economics department at Harvard University where he studies public finance and econometrics with an emphasis on inequality and intergenerational mobility. Benny’s current research is focused on documenting trends in intergenerational mobility by race, the role that social capital plays in generating economic opportunities for low-income children, and the effects of minimum wage increases on economic inequality. Beginning in 2020, he became a James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Scholar in Inequality and Wealth Concentration at the Harvard Kennedy School. Benny also serves as a resident tutor in economics at Harvard's John Winthrop House and is a graduate of Macalester College where he studied applied math and economics.