Suresh Naidu

Suresh Naidu is Associate Professor of Economics and Public Affairs.  His research focuses on political economy and economic history. He has worked on the economics of slavery and labor unions and the economic effects of democracy and dictatorship. He has also studied imperfect competition in labor markets in a wide variety of contexts,from 19th century Jim Crow to the contemporary India-GCC migration corridor.

Research Interests

Global Migration Trends
Immigration Policy


American Community Survey
Administrative Data (state or national)
Current Population Survey
Decennial Census
General Social Survey
Health and Retirement Study
Medical Expenditure Panel Study
Panel Study of Income Dynamics
Survey of Consumer Finance