Elizabeth Dhuey is an associate professor of economics at the University of Toronto. She holds appointments at the Department of Management and the Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources. Elizabeth received her B.A. from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1999. She received her M.A (2002) and PhD (2007) in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Elizabeth’s research focuses on the economics of education. In particular, she has written articles on the effect of age at school entry on later academic and labor market outcomes. In addition, she has researched the effect of fiscal incentives in state funding formulas on special education identification and placements. Her current research focuses on the effects of school principals on student achievement. Her research has been published in top economics and education journals such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Education Finance and Policy, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, and the Economics of Education Review. It also has been cited by the popular press, including The New York Times, in the book Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell and on 60 Minutes.
She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2014.