Economic development, science and technology policy, workforce policy
Jennifer Miller is an Assistant Professor (Teaching) at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. She teaches courses on economics and public policy. In 2015 she received a Teaching with Technology grant from USC’s Center for Scholarly Technology for development of a data-driven assignment for undergraduates.
Her research focuses on policy related to employment and economic development. She is particularly interested in the scientific workforce and issues of labor substitution and complementarity, including automation, offshoring, and immigration. Her research has been of interest to diverse audiences including the Health Professions Network, cityLAB, and the Prudentia Institute in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
She is the focal point for postdoctoral scholars within Price and presented a workshop on career options for doctorate recipients at USC’s “Beyond the PhD” conference.
She was a panelist at the CORE (Curriculum in Open-access Resources in Economics) 2017 Annual Workshop and the CORE-USA Inaugural Workshop at Barnard College, sharing her experience implementing an innovative economics curriculum in online and hybrid courses.
She holds a doctorate in public policy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to earning her doctorate, she worked for IBM in human resources.