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PhD in Economics, JD in Law

Kate Reinmuth

2022 Cohort

Olympia, Washington, United States

Kate Reinmuth, from Olympia, Washington, is pursuing a PhD in economics at Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences jointly with a JD at Stanford Law School. She graduated summa cum laude from Middlebury College with a bachelor’s degree as a double major in economics and political science. Kate aspires to work on national economic policy related to applied micro-economic topics ranging from innovation to inequality of opportunity to anticompetitive corporate behavior. She has spent time working outside of academia with organizations like the Vermont Legislative Joint Fiscal Office, The Brookings Institution, the White House Council of Economic Advisers, and NERA Economic Consulting. At NERA, she analyzed the potential anticompetitive effects of proposed M&A transactions worth as much as $34 billion. During her time at Middlebury, Kate was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, awarded the Johnson Prize (Economics) and Kvasnak Award (Political Science), and named a CoSIDA Academic All-District student athlete.


PhD in Economics, School of Humanities and Sciences
JD, Stanford Law School