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Our Researchers
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Our Researchers

Our researchers produce innovations that keep our economic and social statistics efficient and relevant. Census researchers engage in challenging and rewarding work in a wide variety of fields. Researchers present their findings in working papers, publications, and reports, and in contributions at professional meetings.

John Voorheis 
Center for Economic Studies 

Contact Information

  • 301-763-5326  
  • john.l.voorheis@census.gov  

Fields of Interest

  • Environmental Economics  
  • Income Inequality  
  • Environmental Justice  
  • Public Economics  


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Oregon, 2016  
  • M.S., Economics, University of Oregon, 2012  
  • M.A., Economics, Eastern Michigan University, 2011  
  • B.S., Economics, Eastern Michigan University, 2009  

Professional Experience

  • Economist, US Census Bureau, 2016-2019  
  • Senior Economist, US Census Bureau, 2019-2020  
  • Lead Economist, Survey and Economic Research Group, US Census Bureau, 2020-Present  

Professional Associations

  • American Economics Association
  • Association of Environmental and Resource Economists

Selected Publications

Approved on: November 13, 2020
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