Adam Shumway

Adam Shumway

PhD candidate in Economics

Cornell University


Welcome to my website! I am Adam Shumway, a PhD candidate in economics at Cornell University. I am a labor economist with interests in historical datasets and occupational licensing (especially health-related professions). My current research uses physician directories from the past 100 years to study the rural physician shortage.

I am on the job market for 2021-2022.


  • Labor economics
  • Economic history
  • Public economics


  • PhD in Economics, 2022 (Expected)

    Cornell University

  • BS in Math, Economics, 2016

    Brigham Young University


Average instructor rating: 4.4/5

Econ 3485 (Cornell): Technology and the Labor Market

Teaching Assistant, Fall 2021

Econ 110 (BYU): Introduction to Economic Principles

Instructor, Summer Term 2020