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Areas of Expertise
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006
Master of Public Policy, Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, 2001
B.A., Williams College, 1999
Research Description: The intergenerational transmission of poverty and inequality; the economics of family formation and fertility; the causes and effects of racial segregation; the effects of economic change on youth
Representative Publications (More Publications)
Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat is Assistant Professor of Public Policy Studies and Economics at Duke University. She received a B.A. in political economy and mathematics at Williams College in 1999, a master's degree in public policy from the Ford School at the University of Michigan in 2001, and a Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2006. In 2010 she served as Senior Economist for Labor, Education, and Welfare at the White House Council of Economic Advisers. Her research focuses on the intergenerational dynamics of poverty and inequality.
Current Ph.D. Students