Institution for Social and Policy Studies

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Ebonya Washington

ISPS 
Faculty Fellow

Ebonya Washington

Title 
Henry Kohn Professor of Economics

Ebonya Washington is Professor of Economics and Political Science. She received her PhD in economics at MIT in 2003. She specializes in public finance and political economy with research interests in the interplay of race, gender and political representation; the behavioral motivations and consequences of political participation and the processes through which low income Americans meet their financial needs. Her work has appeared in the Journal of Human Resources and the Quarterly Journal of Economics.

Curriculum Vitae

Discipline 
Economics