Will Dobbie

Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University

Will Dobbie is an Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on the causes and consequences of poverty in the U.S. His recent work has studied racial bias in the criminal justice system, the labor market consequences of bad credit reports, and the long-run effects of charter schools. He is a recipient of an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, as well as the Jonathan Edwards Bicentennial Preceptorship at Princeton University. Other honors include the W.E. Upjohn Institute Award for the best dissertation on employment and the Distinguished CESifo Affiliate Award. He holds a Ph.D. from Harvard in public policy and a B.A. in economics magna cum laude from Kalamazoo College.