Joshua Mitchell

Senior Economist, Welch Consulting

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Joshua W. Mitchell is a Senior Economist at Welch Consulting where his work includes the statistical analysis of employment discrimination claims in recruiting, hiring, terminations, promotions, and compensation practices as well as the analysis of wage and hour claims involving overtime pay and meal/rest break provision.  

Before joining Welch Consulting, he was a Senior Economist at the Center for Administrative Records Research & Applications within the U.S. Census Bureau where his research made use of large administrative datasets to analyze survey data quality limitations and understand the implications for accurately measuring economic progress by age and gender.  

Prior to joining Census, Dr. Mitchell was a Research Economist at the Urban Institute where he focused on labor market issues including long-term unemployment, earnings inequality, and job polarization.  

Dr. Mitchell received a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University, where he studied labor and public economics and also served as a teaching fellow for graduate and undergraduate courses. He also holds a B.A./B.S. in Economics and Mathematics from Stanford University. Dr. Mitchell's research findings have been published in the Review of Economic Studies and the Journal of Economic Perspectives and have been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Forbes, and Bloomberg.