Amanda Chuan

Amanda  Chuan
  • Assistant Professor
  • PhD, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Business Economics and Public Policy
  • B.A., University of Chicago, Economics and Biological Sciences (with honors)
  • South Kedzie Hall
  • 368 Farm Lane, Room S435
  • East Lansing, MI 48824
  • (517) 353-1696



Economics of human capital, gender and labor markets, pro-social behavior, and experimental economics.


Amanda Chuan is an Assistant Professor in the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University. She received her PhD from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 2018. Her research focuses on labor and behavioral economics. Within labor economics, she studies human capital investment decisions and how they contribute to gender and socioeconomic inequality within labor markets. Within behavioral economics, she uses a variety of experimental methods to explore pro-social behavior and team dynamics between individuals. At Michigan State, she teaches the Economics of Human Capital at the undergraduate level and the Economics of Human Resources at the graduate level.