Nathaniel Pattison

Assistant Professor

Economics

Contact

Office: ULEE 301E
Phone: 214-768-3577
Email: npattison@mail.smu.edu
Professional website: https://pattison-nate.github.io/

Educational Background

Ph.D. University of Virginia

About

Dr. Nate Pattison is an applied microeconomist. His primary research fields are Household Finance and Public Economics. His research focuses on the trade-offs of consumer credit market regulations, debtor protections, and social insurance. He is especially interested in bankruptcy and informal default, and how borrowing and default interact with the social safety net to allow individuals to better withstand shocks such as unemployment or illness. His research seeks to inform the design of consumer credit market interventions in the presence of market failures.

Research

Applied Microeconomics, Household Finance, Public Economics

Publications

Teaching

Microeconomics (undergraduate), Human Resources & Labor Economics (PhD)