John S. Earle

Professor of Public Policy

George Mason University

John S. Earle is a Professor of Public Policy in the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University. His main research interests are in labor, development, transition, and institutions, including topics such as employment policies, financial constraints, reallocation, productivity, and entrepreneurship.

Although trained as an economist, Earle’s work is multi-disciplinary. It ranges across the fields of economics, political science, finance, management, and labor studies. His research has been supported by several grants from the National Science Foundation and the European Union as well as by private foundations.  In 2019, he received a grant co-sponsored by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Russell Sage Foundation to research non-standard employment.

Before coming to Mason, he taught at Stanford University, Stockholm School of Economics, University of Vienna, and Central European University, and held research positions at the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics.