Nick Golding joined ICB in 2009. His primary areas of interest are the
economics of education, poverty and inequality, and development economics. He teaches macroeconomics, math for economics,
and the economics of race and gender. He
tries to communicate the basics of economics in a commonsense way so that
students can develop a more intuitive understanding of the material.
Nick is originally from the rural community of Oakdale,
California. He has a BA in
Economics/International Studies from UCLA and a MA in Economics from Ohio State
University. While an undergraduate, Nick
studied Chinese at East China Normal University in Shanghai. Nick also served in the US Peace Corps in
Uganda, working on a project to improve primary education. He primarily worked on improving school
management as well as math and health education.