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Valerie Michelman

Valerie Michelman

Valerie Michelman

Postdoctoral Fellow in International and Public Affairs

Biography

I am an applied microeconomist working in the fields of labor and public economics. My research spans topics in gender, inequality, innovation, and education.

I received my PhD from the University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy in 2022. 

Following my time at the Watson Institute, I will join the University of Delaware's Department of Economics as an Assistant Professor.

Publications

Valerie Michelman, Joseph Price, Seth D Zimmerman, Old Boys’ Clubs and Upward Mobility Among the Educational Elite, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume 137, Issue 2, May 2022, Pages 845–909, https://doi.org/10.1093/qje/qjab047