Nicholas Broten

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Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Santa Monica Office


M.S. in economics, California Institute of Technology; M.Sc. in economic history, London School of Economics; B.A. in political economy, University of California, Berkeley


Nick Broten is a doctoral candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School and an assistant policy researcher at RAND. His current work focuses on the labor market experiences of injured workers, school to work transitions, and the management of chronic pain. He is writing a dissertation on the labor market experiences of disabled veterans. Prior to coming to RAND, he was investment manager for the Pasadena Angels, an angel investment network.

Selected Publications

Gabriella C. Gonzalez, Kyle Siler-Evans, Gerald Hunter, Nicholas Broten, Wages, Employment, and STEM Education in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia, RAND (RR-1863), 2017

Honors & Awards

  • 2017-2018 NDRI Dissertation Fellowship