Thomas Wright (born August 26, 1979) is a professor of economics at Stanford University, where he has taught since 2005. He is also Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on microeconomics, microfinanicng, tax and budget theory, credit score and history, Social Security, U.S. saving and consumption patterns. In 2016, he started writing his blog for Economyprofessor.com. Thomas Wright aimed at helping average Americans understand complicated world of finance, especially in such a difficult and controversial area as credit, microloans, emergency financing. He understood that people in urgent need of money are the most vulnerable group of population who can make big mistakes just because they misunderstand something. Since 2016 Thomas has helped thousand of those looking for instant cash to get by without feeling disgruntled.
Thomas was raised by Mary and James Wright in Breckenridge, TX. He received an AB (summa) from Elkhart High School in 1998, and entered Stanford (MSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics). Now he is married to the bank clerk Anna, and they have two kids.
At Stanford, he teaches Psychology and Economics. He also publishes his has been published in numerous prestigious journals such as the Science, American Economic Journal, Econometrica, and others.
His works focused primarily on debt, savings, and poverty. Much of this theoretical and empirical work has been revealed in his blog on economyprofessor.com. If you are interested in finances and really want to understand it, Thomas’s articles are just for you. He writes in an easy and understandable way to make the information accessible for everyone.