Scott Ohlmacher is a fifth-year PhD student in Economics. He is a macroeconomist with empirical interests including the use of micro-data in macroeconomics, firm dynamics, productivity, the empirical economics of management, and political economy. His empirical projects include work on the evolution of retail chains (with Lucia Foster, John Haltiwanger, Shawn Klimek, and C.J. Krizan), the dynamics of management practices in the Great Recession, and the role of banking interests in Federal Reserve policy (with Ethan Kaplan). He is a research assistant at the U.S. Census Bureau. He has taught several courses at the University of Maryland, including Principles of Microeconomics (online), Intermediate Macroeconomics, and the summer math camp for incoming graduate students.

Areas of Interest

  • Macroeconomics, Firm Dynamics, Empirical Economics of Management, Political Economy


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Mathematics, University of Delaware, 2011
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Mathematics and Economics, University of Delaware, 2009
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
ECON200 Principles of Micro-Economics Summer 2016 II
4115F Tydings Hall
Department of Economics
ohlmacher [at]