Jacob Conway

Jacob Conway is a PhD Candidate in Stanford’s Department of Economics. His dissertation project analyzes the extent to which individuals’ consumption decisions are influenced by firms’ stances on controversial social issues, and the implied incentives for firms to engage in such stances. His broader research agenda further includes topics on polarization, discrimination, regulation, and credit access in low-income areas. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago, where he earned Bachelor’s degrees in Economics, Mathematics, and Statistics.