Rajashri Chakrabarti

Rajashri ChakrabartiRajashri Chakrabarti is a senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. She is also a research affiliate at Harvard University’s Program on Education Policy and Governance, a fellow at New York University’s Institute for Education and Social Policy, and an affiliate at Columbia University’s Committee on the Economics of Education. She recently served on the board of directors and executive committee of the New York Census Research Data Center. She is an editorial board member of Education Finance and Policy.

Her primary areas of interest include the economics of education and labor economics. Some areas of research include credit access and future financial and economic outcomes of students, costs and returns from for-profit education, unintended consequences of merit-based financial aid, and effects of school accountability. Prior to joining the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Dr. Chakrabarti was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University in the John F. Kennedy School of Government. She holds a PhD in economics from Cornell University.


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