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Troy A. Kravitz

Senior Financial Economist
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Last Updated: November 25, 2020
Troy A. Kravitz

Troy A. Kravitz is a Financial Economist. He joined the CFR in 2013 after completing his PhD at the University of California, San Diego. At UCSD, he studied game theory and applied microeconomic theory, particularly industrial organization and political economy. He also taught two courses in intermediate econometrics. Before graduate school, Troy worked for the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center and the AEI-Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies. He studied economics at Emory University and the London School of Economics.

Working Papers

Kravitz, Troy A. and J. Aislinn Bohren. 2014. "Spot Market Incentives: Optimal Contract Design with Unverifiable Output."

Kravitz, Troy A. and Branislav L. Slantchev. 2014. "Rich Elites, Poor Kings: Rebellion Relief and the Ratchet Effect in Taxation."