Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy
Carnegie Mellon University
Jeff Dominitz (Ph.D., Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison) joined RAND as a senior economist in 2006 from the H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University. His research on methods for eliciting and analyzing subjective probabilities dates back to his Ph.D. thesis. In addition to his original work with the Survey of Economic Expectations, he has been involved in questionnaire development for the Health and Retirement Study, the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth - 1997, and the University of Michigan’s monthly Survey of Consumers. He is currently the survey director for the RAND American Life Panel surveys conducted via the Internet. His ongoing research includes studies of expectations of equity returns reported by respondents to national telephone surveys and the expectations of participants in laboratory experiments and in Internet interviews. While at Carnegie Mellon, he was Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy and he served as research director of the Census Research Data Center.