Nathaniel Pattison

Nathaniel Pattison

Assistant Professor



Office: ULEE 301E
Phone: 214-768-3577
Email: npattison[@]
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Educational Background

Ph.D. University of Virginia


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.


Applied Microeconomics, Household Finance, Public Economics



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