My name is Nicholas Reynolds. 

I'm a Lecturer (~Assistant Professor) in Economics at the University of Essex.

I'm a labor and health economist, with a particular focus on the health and human capital of Americans.

Publications and accepted papers

The Paper Trail of Knowledge Spillovers: Evidence from Patent Interferences 

with Ina Ganguli (UMass Amherst) and Jeffrey Lin (Philadelphia Fed)

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics

Working paper version.

Increased Mortality of White Americans and a Decline in the Health of Cohorts Born after World War II 

Accepted at the Journal of Human Resources

Working papers

The Broad Decline in Health and Human Capital of Americans Born after 1947   


June 2023

I present evidence of a decline in the health and human capital of Americans beginning with cohorts born after 1947 and continuing until at least mid-1960s cohorts.