Professor in Economics, the Committee on Education and the College; (at Chicago 1991-1998 and since 2001). [On Leave Fall and Winter 2016]
Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1992.
Labor; black-white wage inequality; economics of crime; education policy.
Recipient of Llewellyn John and Harriet Manchester Quantrell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2016; Fellow, Society of Labor Economists, 2008; President of the Midwest Economics Association, 2009-10. Former Co-Editor, Journal of Human Resources, Former Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Labor Economics, and Former Editor, Journal of Political Economy.