About

I am an applied economist with interests in Labor, Personnel, and Urban/Regional Economics. Currently working at Amazon (we are hiring!). Formerly post-doc at Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, UW and Seattle Minimum Wage Study. PhD in Econ from Duke, MA in Econ from NES, BA in Econ from HSE.

This is my personal website, all views expressed here are my own and do not represent my current or former employers.

Research

Published papers

Jennifer J. Otten, Katherine Getts, Anne Althauser, James Buszkiewicz, Ekaterina Jardim, Heather D. Hill, Jennifer Romich, Scott W. Allard. Responding to an Increased Minimum Wage: A Mixed Methods Study of Child Care Businesses during the Implementation of Seattle’s Minimum Wage Ordinance. Social Work & Society 16, no. 1 (2018)

Working papers

Ekaterina Jardim, Emma van Inwegen. Payroll, Revenue, and Labor Demand Effects of the Minimum Wage. W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, Working Paper 19-298 (2019)

Ekaterina Jardim, Gary Solon, Jacob Vigdor. How Prevalent Is Downward Rigidity in Nominal Wages? Evidence from Payroll Records in Washington State. National Bureau of Economic Research, Working Paper No. 25470 (2019).

Ekaterina Jardim, Mark C. Long, Robert Plotnick, Emma van Inwegen, Jacob Vigdor, and Hilary Wething. Minimum Wage Increases and Individual Employment Trajectories.  National Bureau of Economic Research, Working Paper No. 25182 (2018).

Ekaterina Jardim, Mark C. Long, Robert Plotnick, Emma van Inwegen, Jacob Vigdor, and Hilary Wething. Minimum Wage Increases, Wages, and Low-Wage Employment: Evidence from Seattle. National Bureau of Economic Research, Working Paper No. 23532 (2017).

Work in progress

Ekaterina Jardim, Mark C. Long, Robert Plotnick, Emma van Inwegen, Jacob Vigdor, and Hilary Wething. Boundary Discontinuity Methods in the Presence of Policy Spillovers.

Peter Arcidiacono, Attila Gyetvai, Ekaterina Jardim, Arnaud Maurel. Conditional Choice Probability Estimation of Continuous-Time Job Search Models.