Kory Kroft is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics and the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto. He is a Research Associate in Public Economics at the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts. He sits on the Board of Editors at American Economic Journal: Economic Policy and is also Associate Editor at the Journal of the European Economic Association, Canadian Journal of Economics and International Tax and Public Finance. His current research interests include imperfect competition in the labor market, the optimal design of taxation and social insurance policies, the causes and consequences of unemployment, and behavioral welfare economics. His work has been published in journals including the American Economic Review, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Quarterly Journal of Economics and Review of Economic Studies.  Professor Kroft received his B.A. from the University of Western Ontario, his M.A. from Queens University and Ph.D. degree from University of California at Berkeley.