Adjunct Instructor of Journalism & Public Policy

Assistant Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy


216 Rubenstein Hall

Matthew Johnson is an Assistant Professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. His research seeks to understand how different regulations, policies and shifts in the labor market affect working conditions in the United States. Much of his current work focuses on the estimating the effects of health and safety regulations on firms and workers, and investigating what factors influence compliance with these regulations. He received his PhD in economics from Boston University, and his BA in economics and history from the University of California, Berkeley.