Bruce Sacerdote

Bruce Sacerdote is the Richard S. Braddock 1963 Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a co-Director for the Jameel Poverty Action Lab’s State and Local Initiative. His current work focuses on the economics of education with an emphasis on helping young adults attend, persist, and graduate from college. His work has been published in (among other places) American Economic Review, Econometrica, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, American Economic Journal, and the Review of Economics and Statistics. And it has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and National Public Radio.

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