Sandra E. Black


Department of Economics and School of International and Public Affairs
Columbia University

Sandra E. Black

Sandra E. Black is a Professor of Economics and International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Previously, she held positions at University of Texas at Austin, UCLA, and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. She is currently a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), a Research Affiliate at IZA, and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at Brookings Institution. She served as a Member of the Council of Economic Advisers from August 2015 to January 2017. Her research focuses on the role of early life experiences on the long-run outcomes of children, as well as issues of gender and discrimination.

Twitter: @Econ_Sandy

Sandra E. Black's Research Interests

  • Inequality
  • Intergenerational mobility
  • Investing in children
  • Education

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