Labor Economics, Economics of Education, Public Economics, Applied Microeconomics
Rajashri Chakrabarti is a senior economist in the Microeconomic Studies Function. Her primary areas of interest include labor economics, economics of education, and public economics. Her research focuses on credit access and effects on educational investment decisions and future financial and economic outcomes, costs and returns to for-profit education, consumer debt, accountability and school choice, education finance, and econometric approaches to program evaluation. 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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