Leadership Team

Eric Hoyt

Research Director
410 Machmer Hall
(413)-545-3622

Eric Hoyt is a recent Ph.D. in economics from University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  Eric studies new labor markets that have emerged following the erosion of collective bargaining and the social welfare state.  Eric's dissertation investigates the impact of policy restrictions on labor market flexibility on the part of employers, in particular their ability to fire workers, on wages, union membership, tenure, and training. Before joining CEE, Eric was a visiting scholar with the Tufts University Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning.