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Jonathan Meer

Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs
Areas of Speciality
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • LASB 227
Professional Links
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Jonathan Meer’s research focuses on charitable giving and the economics of education. His recent work examines whether fundraising creates new giving, how Teach for America teachers impact college-going among low-income students, and how the interaction between teacher and student gender affects student performance. He is a Private Enterprise Research Center professor and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.