The doctoral program at Harris Public Policy prepares students interested in research-oriented careers in such areas as crime, education, conflict, health, microeconomics, and political economy.

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2021–22 Job Market Candidates

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Mariella Gonzales

Mariella Gonzales

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Job Market Paper

The Political Economy of Government Audits

Research Fields

  • Development Economics
  • Political Economy
  • Applied Microeconomics

Faculty Advisors

  • James Robinson
  • Oeindrila Dube
  • Luis R. Martinez

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Valerie Michelman

Valerie Michelman

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Sex, Drugs, and R&D: Missing Innovation from Regulating Female Enrollment in Clinical Trials

Research Fields

  • Labor Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Economics of Education
  • Economics of Gender

Faculty Advisors

  • Anjali Adukia
  • Marianne Bertrand
  • Dan Black

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Nour Abdul-Razzak

Nour Abdul-Razzak

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Job Market Paper

Unpacking the Promise and Limitations of Behavioral Health Interventions on Interactions with Law Enforcement

Research Fields

  • Economics of Crime
  • Economics of Education
  • Law and Economics

Faculty Advisors

  • Jens Ludwig
  • Christopher Blattman
  • Leonardo Bursztyn
  • Aurélie Ouss (UPenn)

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Danke Derek Wu

Danke Derek Wu

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Job Market Paper

Certification and Recertification in Welfare Programs: What Happens When Automation Goes Wrong?

Research Fields

  • Public Economics
  • Labor Economics
  • Economics of Education
  • Applied Microeconomics

Faculty Advisors

  • Bruce Meyer
  • Dan Black
  • Manasi Deshpande

 

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