Labor Economics, Economics of Education, Public Economics, Applied Microeconomics
Rajashri Chakrabarti is the head of Equitable Growth Studies within the Household and Public Policy Research Division. Her areas of interest include labor economics, consumer finance and economics of education. Her research focuses on educational investment decisions and future financial and economic outcomes, consumer debt and repayment, financial literacy, costs and returns to post-secondary education and educational finance and accountability. Prior to joining the NY Fed, Raji was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University in the John F. Kennedy School of Government's Program on Education Policy and Governance. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Cornell University.
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