Will Dobbie is an Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Education Innovation Laboratory at Harvard University. Professor Dobbie’s research interests are primarily in the areas of labor economics, the economics of education, and household finance. His work has examined the effect of school inputs on student outcomes, the importance of peer effects, the benefits of consumer debt relief.
He received a B.A. degree in Economics from Kalamazoo College in 2004, a M.A. degree in Economics from the University of Washington in 2007, and a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University in 2013.