Jonathan Hall

Chief Economist and Director of Public Policy, Uber

Dr. Jonathan V. Hall is the Chief Economist and Director of Public Policy at Uber. Prior to joining Uber Technologies in 2014, Dr. Hall held research positions at Google and Pandora Media. Dr. Hall received an A.B. in Economics from Harvard College in 2007, an A.M. in Economics from Harvard University in 2008, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 2010.

Dr. Hall leads the Public Policy and Economics at Uber.  He and his colleagues write and publish research on a wide range of topics, such as the labor market for drivers, the value of flexible work arrangements, the benefits of dynamic pricing, and the consumer surplus derived from ride sharing. The team provides economics expertise to the company's legal department and works cross-functionally with data scientists on understanding Uber's marketplace.  It also works closely to align new product development with public policy goals and constraints, as well as to provide support on policy issues to public affairs teams across the globe.

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